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Even with the road trip to Washington looming the following week, there is no way this game is close by halftime if Michigan State head coach Mel Tucker and staff are doing their jobs. The Zips are one of the worst teams in the MAC over the past several years and Moorhead will have his work cut out for him with such a young squad.

Source: The Only Colors

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Michigan State Athletics has announced its All-Sports Awards winners for the 2021-22 season. The awards include the George Alderton Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Chester Brewer Leadership Award, Dr. James Feurig Achievement and Service Award, and Big Ten Conference Medals of Honor. A panel of administrators and coaches selected the winners.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Jeremy Fears committed to Michigan State on January 6. Michigan State targeted and got their man early in the process, the point guard, the extension of the coach on the floor. We all know in college basketball, one of the biggest tasks of coaches is recruiting. So it is only natural that the extension of the coach puts his recruiting hat on as well.“I’m trying to get Xavier Booker and Devin Royal to come with me to Michigan State,” Fears told On3. “I think us three, that trio is hard to beat.”

Source: On3

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Michigan State men’s basketball had its fair share of ups and downs this season along the route to reaching a 23-13 record and an NCAA Tournament berth. The Spartans spent the entirety of the season looking for a leader on the floor, someone who could take charge and get buckets when they needed them. In individual games, they found it. In the ones they didn’t, they tended to struggle, leading to stretches of losses like losing seven of nine games in the month of February and the first two games in March.

Source: The State News

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Spartan coach Adam Nightingale has added Viktor Hurtig (Avesta, Sweden)) to the Spartan roster for the 2022-23 season. Hurtig, a 6-6, 191-pound Swede drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 2021 NHL entry draft, adds size to the Spartan defensive corps. He is the 11th player added to the Spartan roster for next season, which is comprised of six freshmen (including Hurtig), four graduate transfers, and one transfer student-athlete. The group includes six forwards, four defensemen, and one goaltender.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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This is a prime opportunity for Cassius to make some noise in the Summer League and potentially feed off that connection with Henry. Henry, who went undrafted last year, averaged 13 points and 4.6 rebounds while shooting 44 percent from the floor and 36 percent from 3-point range in the G-League after signing with the 76ers. He played in just six games and averaged 2.8 minutes per game with Philadelphia as a rookie — he scored two points.

Source: Spartan Avenue

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In a down year for the Big Ten, Michigan State basketball is still finding a way to play a grueling schedule. The 2022-23 slate is insane. “We’ll play anyone, anywhere, anytime.” Tom Izzo has always been open to scheduling the toughest teams in college basketball every year and the 2022-23 season is about to be a prime example of that.

Source: Spartan Avenue

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Mel Tucker’s frenetic month of recruiting ended at midnight Monday. By 10 a.m., the Michigan State football coach hit the golf course at the Country Club of Lansing. Not to play a round — that was planned for later in the day — but instead to continue to build different relationships with donors and fans as part of The Classic charity outing he and former Spartan quarterback Drew Stanton teamed up to host for the first time.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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It appears Michigan State will be adding another big-time opponent to their 2022-23 basketball schedule. The Spartans will reportedly host Villanova as part of the 2022 Gavitt Games. College basketball insider Jon Rothstein reported the news on Monday evening. The date and time of the game have yet to be announced or reported.

Source: Spartans Wire

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2020 Olympian Tori Franklin will once again represent Team USA next month at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 after a second-place finish in the triple jump Saturday, as six current or former Michigan State athletes completed action this weekend between the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships and the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Tom Izzo’s two newest big men, Jaxon Kohler and Carson Cooper, debuted their skills Thursday night for Michigan State basketball fans watching the Moneyball Pro-Am for the first time since 2019. Mady Sissoko instead relaxed and took a front-row seat alongside captain Malik Hall on the Holt High School bleachers to watch their freshmen teammates and the other Spartans run the court and throw down dunks.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State will head to South Bend, Ind. this fall for a matchup on the hardwood with the Fighting Irish. The ACC-Big Ten Challenge schedule was announced on Friday, and the Spartans have drawn Notre Dame. Michigan State will travel to Notre Dame on November 30 in this year’s event.

Source: Spartans Wire

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Bingham was not picked in Thursday’s NBA draft draft. But shortly after the final selection, Bingham signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Dallas Mavericks, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Haynes.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State men’s basketball guard Max Christie was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Christie was the 35th overall pick in the draft and the fifth selection in the second round. This is the second time in the last three years an MSU player was taken in the same slot, joining Xavier Tillman Sr., who was picked by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2020.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Gabe Brown fulfilled a promise to his late father of playing basketball for Michigan State. The Ypsilanti native added another lifelong goal to his checklist: signing with an NBA team, going to the Oklahoma City Thunder on a partial guaranteed deal after Thursday night’s NBA draft, according to basketball writer Adam Zagoria.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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There will be five current or former Michigan State track and field athletes competing at this weekend’s 2022 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships and USATF U20 Outdoor Championships, being held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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You want some perseverance? You want an example of somebody who has refused to give up his dream of playing in the big leagues? And, just to top it off, you want a happy ending, too? Let me tell you about Cam Vieaux, a walking inspiration, a lefty pitcher who went to Walled Lake Western, decided to walk-on on at Michigan State and has spent a quarter of his life grinding through the minor leagues.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Wide receiver was a position of strength last year and appears to be in good shape heading into 2022. Jayden Reed and Jalen Nailor partnered together to form an explosive duo that benefited from stacked boxes geared toward shutting down running back Kenneth Walker III. The two made numerous acrobatic plays while Michigan State excelled with the play-action pass, including a remarkable use of the flea-flicker.

Source: State News

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Michigan State men’s soccer head coach Damon Rensing announced the addition of four players as part of the 2022 recruiting class. The Spartans will welcome freshmen Jack Guggemos (Okemos, Michigan) and Jeremy Sharp (Roseville, Michigan), along with transfers Owen Finnerty (Walled Lake, Michigan) and Elijah Howe (Canberra, Australia).

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Michigan State standout Jenna Magness was named to the 2022 Academic All-America Division I Track & Field/Cross Country Third Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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