2 days ago

Cassius Winston’s NBA journey is far from over. With the 2021-22 season roughly a month away, the Michigan State product is ready to show what he can do at the pro level. Winston was undoubtedly one of the best guards in the country when he was at Michigan State, winning Big Ten Player of the Year in 2019. He was then selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 53rd pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. His draft rights were then quickly traded to the Washington Wizards.

Source: The Spun

1 week ago

Michigan State’s men’s basketball schedule for the 2021-22 season, presented by Rocket Mortgage, was announced on Wednesday, featuring 11 non-conference dates and the full 20-game Big Ten slate. MSU will play both home and away against Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, Penn State, and Wisconsin. Big Ten opponents to visit the Breslin Center include Indiana, Nebraska, and Purdue, while the Spartans will play road games against Iowa, Ohio State, and Rutgers.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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1 week ago

United Wholesale Mortgage is putting the “green” in the green and white. Michigan State basketball and football players will receive a stipend funded by United Wholesale Mortgage, which former MSU basketball walk-on Mat Ishbia now leads. The company, a top wholesale mortgage lender over the past half-decade, announced via news release Wednesday that it will sponsor all 133 MSU men’s basketball and football players for the upcoming school year.

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 weeks ago

With Isaac Traudt committing to the University of Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 28, the staff will need to take some time to consider their next move in this recruiting cycle. The number of targets for this recruiting class has remained small over the entire cycle and that has been both positive — landing Tre Holloman in part because he was the only lead guard the staff recruited — and now a negative.

Source: The Only Colors

4 weeks ago

Sources within the university’s administration confirmed to the Free Press on Wednesday and Thursday that a group of trustees approached Izzo about running the athletic department in an interim capacity while a national search is conducted. The Hall of Fame basketball coach agreed to do so in the best interest of the university until a new athletic director could be found.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 weeks ago

The Spartans’ have yet to reveal their 2021-22 schedule but there has been numerous reports and other details previously released that provide hints of what’s to come. Through piecing togehter these hints like a puzzle, we have a pretty good indication of what the slate will include this upcoming season.

Source: Spartans Wire

4 weeks ago

After playing a big role in the Grizzlies playoff run this past season, Tillman went into Summer League looking to expand his game. It was a success, as he looked like one of the best players on the floor while exhibiting good, translatable skills for regular-season action.

Source: Grizzly Bear Blues

1 month ago

The Michigan State Spartans made noise on the recruiting trail recently, securing four-star playmaker Trejuan Holloman as the program’s first commitment for the 2022 recruiting class. For some, this move might have raised a few eyebrows as a quick look at the 2022-2023 roster chart already shows three point guards on the team in A.J. Hoggard, Jaden Akins, and Tyson Walker. Now, barring any early departures or transfers, this is looking like a bit of a logjam — except that it really isn’t a logjam.

Source: The Only Colors

1 month ago

Holloman has the physical profile of not only a high-major point guard but even an NBA lead guard. Holloman, at about 6-feet-2-inches, is not overly tall, or physically built, nor is he exceedingly quick. But he does have two essential qualities for a high-performing lead guard: he is long and he can change pace terrifically.

Source: The Only Colors

1 month ago

For a long time, Tre Holloman couldn’t make up his mind as to whether he wanted to pursue football or basketball as his primary sport in college. So in the end, he decided to commit to a basketball program led by a coach who adores football: Michigan State and Tom Izzo.

Source: mlive.com

1 month ago

Aaron Henry officially signed a two-way deal with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday following the 2021 NBA Draft, which was held on July 31. A two-way player for the 76ers will provide services to the team’s G League affiliate – the Delaware Blue Cats – but may not be active for more than 50 NBA games.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

1 month ago

1 month ago

Michigan State basketball fans received some very welcome news on Saturday when long-time recruiting target Trejuan Holloman announced his commitment to the Spartans. Holloman, a 4-star point guard in the 2022 recruiting class, is the No. 1 ranked player from the state of Minnesota in his class and the No. 70 ranked player overall.

Source: Spartans Wire

1 month ago

The race for Emoni Bates is nearing a conclusion. Bates, widely renowned as the nation’s top high school prospect in the class of 2022 is reclassifying into the 2021 class, according to social media national recruiting expert Joe Tipton and Stadium basketball analyst Jeff Goodman.

Source: The State News

1 month ago

Tom Izzo won’t have the privilege of a proven leader on his roster going into the upcoming season. Who will step up?

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

We announce the 2021 Izzo 5K Run/Walk/Roll date with excitement and caution. The Race Committee will continue to follow the guidelines of the university, local, city, state, and public health officials to ensure a safe experience for all Izzo 5K participants.

Source: The Izzo Legacy

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2 months ago

As of right now, Henry has an inside track to at least compete for minutes at the small forward position. Thybulle will likely start there, and Harris will play some minutes at the small forward in some bigger lineups, but there are minutes behind those two, and the 76ers did not draft any true wings or smaller forwards.

Source: The Only Colors

2 months ago

For the second time in the last three years, the NBA Draft came and went without a player from Michigan State being selected, as Aaron Henry never heard his name called. However, it didn’t take long for the 6-foot-6 wing to learn he’d get his shot at the NBA after all, as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Henry had agreed to a two-way deal with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Source: Detroit News

2 months ago

It appears Aaron Henry should rest up and prepare for a long night Thursday as the NBA Draft unfolds. The junior wing from Michigan State is widely projected to be taken in the mid-to-late second round. The draft begins at 8 p.m. from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. ESPN will televise all 60 picks

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Michigan State’s men’s basketball team will play Loyola Chicago in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday, Nov. 24 in Nassau, The Bahamas.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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