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Michigan State Basketball faces off against Oakland University on Dec. 14. This game takes place at LCA, Little Ceasars Arena, in Detroit. The Spartans are No. 16 in the country and 6-3 on the year. The Golden Grizzlies are unranked and 5-5 on the season thus far.

Source: Spartans Wire

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The freshman will not play Saturday when No. 15 Michigan State basketball faces Oakland, coach Tom Izzo said Wednesday after practice. It will be the second straight game the shooting guard will miss with a stress reaction in his left foot. And Watts’ availability for the Spartans’ road game Dec. 18 at Northwestern remains up in the air, Izzo added.
Source: Detroit Free Press

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Izzo traveled to Montreal on Friday, along with assistants Dwayne Stephens and Mike Garland, to watch Karim Mane, according to North Pole Hoops. Mane scored 28 points and added seven rebounds and seven assists.

Source: mlive.com

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Michigan State was tested plenty during the first month of the college basketball season. Its players will be tested in the classroom this week as they take their fall semester final exams. But on the basketball court, things are starting to slow down. Michigan State’s Saturday game against Oakland is the Spartans’ only game during a nine-day stretch in early and mid-December.

Source: mlive.com

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Matt Charboneau and Tony Paul discuss Michigan State’s upcoming football game against Wake Forest in Pinstripe Bowl in New York on Dec. 27, they take a look at the Spartans’ 77-65 win in the Big Ten basketball opener against Rutgers and they preview this weekend’s game against the Golden Grizzlies.

 

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Xavier Hill-Mais leads Oakland University in almost every statistical category except for assists. This includes blocks, steals, rebounds, and points. He is currently averaging 15.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.2 steals, and 0.8 blocks. Hill-Mais truly does it all for the Golden Grizzlies and is an absolute force down in the paint.

Source: Spartans Wire

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Cisse, ranked the No. 9 player in the 2021 recruiting class, according to 247Sports, would be a welcomed addition to a team looking to add rim protectors and a solid post presence for years to come.

Source: Spartan Avenue?

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Travel to the Bahamas with Women’s Basketball, hear more from Draymond Green the night his jersey was retired in the Breslin, watch highlights from MSU Hockey during their sweep against Wisconsin and their time playing Sled Hockey.

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Tom Izzo joins us to talk about a hectic first month of the season, NCAA transfer rules, and the future of Mark Dantonio

 

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For the season, Henry is averaging 10.9 points on 7.3 shots per game. He is making 50% of his shots and 38.1% from 3-point range. His 10 shot attempts Sunday were his second-most this season, behind a 7 for 12, season-best 18-point performance in a loss to Virginia Tech at the Maui Invitational. He only had two games with 10-or-more shots as a freshman last season.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Special Guests: Doug Wojcik and Rocket Watts.

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Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 77-65 grind of a win over Rutgers Lansing State Journal
It’s not going to come easy for Michigan State anytime soon, I don’t think. There will be opponents who put up less resistance than Rutgers, which has the athletes and the muck-it-up style to make the game uglier than MSU is making it on its own. There will be a feel-good home win sometime soon. The Spartans could really use that.

MSU basketball beats Rutgers to open Big Ten play Spartan Tailgate
Seeking their first ever win against MSU, the Scarlet Knights were no pushover for a Spartan team trying to rebound from getting beaten down by Duke on Tuesday night. They stuck around for 36 minutes before succumbing to one last push from MSU, which won the Big Ten opener 77-65.

Michigan State pulls away late, tops Rutgers in Big Ten opener Spartans Wire
It wasn’t pretty, but sporting events involving Rutgers rarely are. Michigan State overcame their all-too-typical poor shooting and careless passing to dash away from Rutgers 77-65 in each teams’ Big Ten opener.

Michigan State basketball pulls away from Rutgers, 77-65, led by Cassius Winston Detroit Free Press
Rutgers has made Michigan State basketball earn every win between the teams over the past two seasons. Sunday night’s Big Ten opener was no different. And neither was the final outcome. The 12th-ranked Spartans shuffled their lineup and struggled at times. To find consistency, to know where each other would be, to score and shoot and control the ball. Because the Scarlet Knights made everything hard.

Sluggish Spartans pull away late, beat Scarlet Knights in Big Ten opener Detroit News
Michigan State’s early season struggles continued, but the No. 11 Spartans also successfully opened up a stretch of what could be a sizable win streak. Cassius Winston had 23 points and seven assists, but also committed five turnovers as Michigan State let Rutgers hang around throughout Sunday’s Big Ten opener before pulling away for a 77-65 win.

Michigan State pulls away to win Big Ten opener vs. Rutgers MLive.com
In the aftermath of a demoralizing home loss to Duke, Tom Izzo challenged his team’s best three players to lead the way past a disappointing start to the season and into Big Ten play. In the midst of a closer-than expected second half against Rutgers, the trio delivered.

Michigan State basketball defeats Rutgers behind Winston’s 23 points State News
The No. 11 Michigan State Spartans (6-3), looking to bounce back from a lackluster performance and loss against No. 10 Duke, started their Big Ten play on Sunday evening, welcoming Rutgers (6-3) to the Breslin Center. The green and white were able to pull away as the second period ran down securing a 77-65 victory in what was a back-and-forth bout through a majority of the game.



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When a school has participated in intercollegiate athletics for over a century, milestones are moments to be remembered and collected. While opportunities to win increase with extended seasons, the longevity of excellence required to set a high watermark becomes increasingly difficult.

Source: The Only Colors

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Izzo has been trying to light a fire under Henry, whom the Spartans need to respond to the challenge as he did during a consistent NCAA tournament run. But the others in the big three — Winston and Tillman — need to guide the way as their third finds his way with both a new role and now a new position.
Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State Basketball faces off against Rutgers in the Big Ten opener this Sunday at 7 P.M. The Spartans recently lost to Duke in a rather disappointing performance. Rutgers also lost in their last game against Pittsburgh 71-60.

Source: Spartans Wire

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The 2010’s are coming to a close in a few short weeks. In that time, Michigan State athletics have been one of the most successful programs in the entire country. That success has produced some rather incredible moments that fans will never forget. We recount, reminisce, and rank some of the best Michigan State moments in the last decade.

Source:RThe State News

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Even as No. 11 Michigan State deals with its share of adversity — the loss of freshman guard Rocket Watts to a leg injury for at least Sunday’s game with no concrete timetable for his return is the latest blow — there’s one place the Spartans are looking to get a big lift. “There’s no question that Aaron Henry, we gotta get him playing better,” Izzo said. “That would probably be the first on my list.”

Source: Detroit News

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