Men's Basketball statenews.com —  Compared to the rest of the team, the scout team members don’t turn the most heads while walking on campus, but Colby Wollenman is just happy to be where he is. “I’m lucky to be in the spot that I am,” he said. “I feel blessed.”
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding the Michigan State basketball team is that it doesn't like to play up-tempo. Plodding, 50-point Big Ten games are often cited as evidence, but that's simply not Michigan State's style. Coach Tom Izzo wants to run, and in Thursday's second round of the NCAA Tournament, he might have found a willing partner.
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Ice Hockey spartansportsnetwork.com —  Scott, Woody, And Coach Recap The Wisconsin Series, And Preview The Big Ten Tournament. Guests Include Seniors Greg Wolfe, Jake Chelios, And Lee Reimer. Also Tom's Wife Lisa Anastos Stops By For Give And Take.
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Men's Basketball db.lsj.com —  Muskegon is headed to the Breslin Center and Michigan State 2015 recruit Deyonta Davis is a large reason why. Davis, who verbally committed to MSU in December, did as he’s done all season Tuesday night in leading Muskegon to a dominating 73-57 victory over Ann Arbor Skyline in a Class A quarterfinal at Lansing Eastern.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The 86-year-old retired coach, who won MSU's first national championship with Magic Johnson and Greg Kelser in 1979 and fought to make sure Izzo replaced him in 1995, will be in Spokane Arena on Thursday to watch East Region No. 4 seed MSU (26-8) take on No. 13 seed Delaware (25-9) to open the NCAA tournament.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  They've played games in 19 states and two continents. But one place Appling and Payne haven't been is where just about every senior has been with Michigan State's basketball program in recent memory: The Final Four.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The Blue Hens, who will try to upset MSU on Thursday in the first game of the NCAA tournament for both teams, have four starting guards who all play 34.8 minutes or more per game.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Delaware coach Monte Ross likes the concept of wearing the Cinderella slipper as much as any coach of a No. 13 seed in the NCAA tournament, and he's proud to have a Blue Hens team that features three players averaging more than 18 points. But Ross is a realist. He has real concerns about the bigger, stronger, deeper and more celebrated No. 4-seeded Michigan State team (26-8) that Delaware (25-9) will open the NCAA tournament against at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (TV: TNT) at Veterans Memorial Arena.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Fifth-seeded Michigan State will take on the No. 4 seed Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the inaugural Big Ten Hockey Tournament ... The winner will face top-seeded Minnesota in the semifinals on Friday at 8 p.m. ET ... MSU is 0-1-3-1 against the Buckeyes this season.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  The Spartans start in Spokane, but if they it make it to the Big Apple the Green and White will have their hands full. Here are some things to keep track of in MSU's region.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was happy to see his team win the Big Ten tournament this past weekend, but accomplishing his other goal was even more important. The Spartans needed to play three games in Indianapolis for the simple reason of playing more games, improving as a unit, making progress. They accomplished the goals.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The Commander-in-Chief revealed his NCAA tournament championship selection on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” this morning. His picks up through the Final Four were released Tuesday night. "Tom Izzo is a great tournament coach," Obama said to ESPN. "I've got Michigan State going all the way. ... He know how to motivate folks and he knows how to coach. My pick: Michigan State. Bring it home for me. It's been a while since I've won my pool."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The Travis Trice three (perfect Denzel Valentine pass), and the Gary Harris three (ditto) and the Valentine three and the Valentine deflection to Keith Appling with 40 seconds left and MSU up five – those are the plays you need to advance in an NCAA tournament. You certainly don’t need the kind of meltdown Michigan State had in a 26-8 Harvard run that turned a romp into a thriller and turned Spokane Arena against the Spartans, sensing that a mammoth upset was at hand.
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