Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Tom Izzo and his staff could be looking at another big recruiting haul next year if guys like Malik Williams and Brian Bowen become Spartans. The Michigan State Spartans just wrapped up a massive haul for their 2016 recruiting class, and Tom Izzo is poised for another in 2017.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Incoming freshman point guard Cassius Winston will look to make an immediate impact for the Spartans as he looks to compete for a starting spot. At just 6'1" he makes sure he runs the court at all time.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  Tom Izzo is once again on the list of coaching options for NBA team. This time, it is the Los Angeles Lakers after the franchise fired coach Byron Scott on Monday. According to an ESPN report, Izzo is one of the coaches the Lakers will look at to replace Scott.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  With the college basketball season over and AAU season getting underway, it’s officially the offseason recruiting period when college coaches are constantly on the road looking for their future players. The MSU has been very active early with a number of visits already along with a scheduled visit from a grad transfer. Before taking a look at who might be wearing a Spartan uniform in the future, it’d probably be helpful to take a look at the current roster makeup.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State is far from alone in its pursuit of 2016 big man Cheickna Dembele. Spartans assistant coach Mike Garland stopped by Pennsylvania earlier this week to meet Dembele, a forward who could help Michigan State fill out the frontcourt hole on its 2016-17 roster.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Nearly 40 years ago, Magic Johnson went from high school basketball in Lansing to a standout career at Michigan State to the NBA. Denzel Valentine and Bryn Forbes are trying to follow that same path now, as they move on from Michigan State and hope to be picked in the NBA draft in June.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Magic Johnson would have loved to be the one to introduce Tom Izzo at his Hall of Fame induction, but he couldn't call off a trip he's been planning with his wife.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The road to the NBA draft started about as well as it could have over the weekend for Bryn Forbes and Matt Costello. Both former Michigan State players earned all-tournament honors at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia, the first step for senior draft prospects hoping to impress NBA teams and international scouts.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State's men's basketball team put up a perfect APR score of 1,000 in a five-year period ending last year. Of the 350 Division 1 men's basketball programs, only 18 earned a perfect APR score.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Colby Wollenman will be the first to tell you that what he learned as a student-athlete at Michigan State University will go a long way in helping him as he prepares to pursue his aspirations in medicine upon graduation this spring. “Everything I’ve learned – and in every way I have grown through athletics – will help as I continue my academic career and my medical career in the future,” former Spartan basketball player said last week.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State forward Marvin Clark Jr. has transferred to St. John's, the Red Storm announced this morning. Under NCAA rules, he will have to sit out next season, then have two years of eligibility remaining. Clark announced his intention to transfer last month.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  As Michigan State looks for help in its depleted frontcourt, it's taking a look at a prospect who had drawn plenty of interest in a short amount of time. Michigan State took a visit to see class of 2016 forward prospect Cheickna Dembele on Monday. Dembele's coach, Jareem Dowling, tweeted a picture of Spartans assistant Mike Garland at the school.
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Men's Basketball todaysu.com —  Tom Herzog plans to put his settlement check to good use. He’s got a couple of very adult-like options, too. He just bought a new boat, so he’s thought of throwing down a nice payment on that loan. Of course, he could get ahead on his car note, too. The joys of paying bills. Constructive spending, sure; but it’ll be balanced by buying a few video games — because had he not been used in Electronic Arts/EA Sports’ NCAA March Madness 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, he wouldn’t have the extra few dollars in the first place.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The first name has emerged in Michigan State's search for a potential transfer. UNLV forward Ben Carter told ESPN on Monday that Michigan State is one of five schools he is considering transferring to this offseason. He plans to visit Michigan State along with Arizona, Arizona State, North Carolina State and Miami before making a decision.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Matt Costello and Bryn Forbes stacked up well in their post-Michigan State competitions. Costello and Forbes were both named to the all-tournament team for the Portsmouth Invitational at the conclusion of the tournament Saturday night.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When selection Sunday 2017 rolls around, it'll be Mark Hollis' turn to sit in the hot seat, and the Michigan State athletic director has a plan for handle the feedback after the unveiling of the NCAA Tournament field. "I'm thinking about wearing a target T-shirt into the set at CBS when we announce the brackets," Hollis joked this week.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  After snatching a rebound early in the first half, Michigan State signee Miles Bridges (Huntington Prep in West Virginia) flew down the floor and dished to a teammate only to receive a floating lob from fellow future Spartan Cassius Winston (U-D Jesuit) seconds later. The duo didn’t connect on the play, but as they slapped hands and laughed at half court, they didn’t look worried.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Bridges and Winston, two of Michigan State's four signees for the class of 2016, both played for the West team in the Jordan Brand Classic Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The East team beat the West team, 131-117, but both Bridges and Winston had their standout moments.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Zach Randolph was cleared of assault charges after the woman who alleged that he beat her up last month recanted her story, according to a TMZ report. The Memphis Grizzlies power forward and former Michigan State star immediately denied the battery claims made March 24, after the team played in Los Angeles. Randolph declined to comment about being exonerated Wednesday, before the Grizzlies faced the Golden State Warriors in Oracle Arena. According to TMZ, the woman admitted that she made up the incident in an attempt to extort money from Randolph.
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