Search results for recruiting, 2013

Women's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-3 senior Jenna Allen of Bedford (Ind.) North Lawrence, according to HHC Sports. One of the top players in the country, as a junior she averaged 14.9 points, 8.7 rebounds and hit 60% of her shots as North Lawrence won its second consecutive 4-A state championship. Allen committed to Indiana in August 2013 but reopened her recruitment after former Indiana coach Curt Miller resigned.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Everything is coming alive with the start of football season and that's a great time to also talk about the future of basketball. Michigan State is trying to finalize their 2015 class and has a number of important visitors set to come in this fall. We'll update that and talk about 2016 & 2017 as well.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State opens its 2014 season on Friday against Jacksonville State, and that will be an opportunity for high school prospects who are not playing that night to visit and see the game. Here are a few of the players expected to be in attendance.
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Men's Basketball collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com —  During this spring/summer power forward Henry Ellenson cemented his status as one of the top players in the Class of 2015, performing well on the grassroots/individual skills camp circuits while also winning a gold medal with the United States U17 team at the FIBA U17 World Championships. Wednesday night it was reported by multiple outlets that Ellenson has narrowed his list to three schools: Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State is getting tight on scholarships with 13 commitments already, but they will still more than likely add another defensive lineman to the class of 2015. One of the top players on the board for coach Mark Dantonio and his staff is Russell Ude of Westminster High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Football freep.com —  Grayson Miller, a senior receiver/safety who has verbally committed to play football at Michigan State, hurt his ankle in the game's opening minutes. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance. Scott County coach Jim McKee said Miller needs ankle surgery and will miss the rest of the season.
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Football freep.com —  Back in June, Michigan State held it's Elite Player Camp and one of the top performers there was Jake Zembiec of Aquinas Institute of Rochester, New York. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound prospect showed an excellent combination of mechanics, arm strength and accuracy. Since that time Zembiec has seen his recruiting stock take off and he is now considered one of the top pro-style quarterback prospects in the nation for the class of 2016.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  One look at the game and the frame of Caleb Swanigan, and it’s tough to shy away from the comparison. Swanigan, a standout power forward at Homestead High School in Ft. Wayne, Ind., does things offensively that a player listed at 6-feet-8 and 280 pounds shouldn’t be able to do. And he’s doing it less than an hour up the road from where one of the most versatile big men in basketball burst onto the scene about 15 years ago.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State’s fall semester is just eight days away, but the Spartan basketball team could still be looking to add a player before then. Ray Kasongo, a Class of 2014 power forward, plans to visit East Lansing Wednesday, according to reports from Zagsblog and 247sports.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  After two years of recruiting classes ranked outside the top 40 in the country, Michigan State has the beginnings of a class that could be ranked as one of the tops in the nation.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Columbus Marion-Franklin linebacker Anthony McKee visited Michigan State last week with many expecting the four-star prospect to make a commitment to the Spartans. Despite leaving with his recruitment still open, there is still a good chance he eventually ends up in Green and White. ”I started to get some good vibes,” he told Spartan Digest’s Mike Wilson. “I just decided to wait, come home and think about it one more time.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State’s seventh reported offer of the Class of 2016 went to a big name. Josh Langford, a five-star Alabama guard, received an offer from the Spartans last week, according to multiple reports.
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Football mlive.com —  The Rose Bowl may be becoming a fading memory for Michigan State's football team, but the aftereffects of the Spartans' 24-20 victory over Stanford is a gift that keeps giving. Michigan State is doing better in the recruiting rankings in the early goings than in previous years.
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Football mlive.com —  Brian Lewerke, Michigan State's Class of 2015 quarterback commitment from Phoenix, said he's been keeping up with recruiting and team activities through the coaches and the magic of the internet.
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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Mike Griffith talk with standout defensive back from Frostproof (Fla.) High and MSU's 12th verbal commitment for 2015, Kaleel Gaines.


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Football spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with standout linebacker from Detroit King High and MSU's 13th verbal commitment for 2015, Tyriq Thompson.


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Football freep.com —  On Wednesday, Josh King of Hinsdale South High School in Illinois visited Michigan State. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound defensive end is one of the top prospects in the nation for the class of 2016.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Detroit King linebacker Tyriq Thompson visited many of the schools who offered him through the recruiting process, including a late visit to Michigan, where his father Clarence was an All-Big Ten performer. Yet, throughout the later part of his recruitment, it appeared Michigan State was well ahead of other programs, and Thompson confirmed that when he committed to the Spartans on a Wednesday visit to campus.
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Football freep.com —  On Wednesday, Michigan State held their first practice in pads. They also had an impressive group of recruits on campus.
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Football freep.com —  Forget rankings and offers and game film and camp performances —— Michigan State’s latest football verbal commitment is about legacy. And the fact that Detroit King senior linebacker Tyriq Thompson is, in fact, a Michigan legacy gives extra punch to his commitment to Mark Dantonio and the Spartans. The son of former U-M safety Clarence Thompson, who lettered from 1993-95 and was All-Big Ten as a senior, Thompson gave Dantonio the word after visiting practice Wednesday, according to Rivals.com.
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