17 hours ago

Michigan State men’s basketball senior forward Malik Hall was one of 11 players selected to the Preseason All-Big Ten men’s basketball team. This is the second career All-Big Ten honor for Hall, who was an honorable mention selection for his performance during the 2021-22 season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

23 hours ago

As Michigan State floundered through the latter portion of the 2021-22 regular-season, Tom Izzo wasn’t shy about voicing what he saw as one of his team’s major problems. “The lack of leadership really disappoints me in our juniors and seniors,” Izzo said on March 1.

Source: MLive.com

1 day ago

Like the 2023 class, the 2024 group might start off slowly for Izzo and Co. as there are zero commitments just yet, but I wouldn’t be shocked to see one during the season or shortly after.

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 days ago

The roster for the Michigan State men’s basketball team is shallow this year. The offseason had its downs. Losses came in the form of goodbyes, with Gabe Brown, Max Christie and Marcus Bingham Jr. drafted into various NBA franchises, and Julius Marble II returning home to Texas to play for A&M. But it also had its ups.

Source: Detroit News

3 days ago

Tom Izzo didn’t set out to create the toughest non-conference schedule in recent memory for Michigan State in 2022-23. But through a late opponent switch and a late offer from one of the best programs in the country, that’s what he ended up with. “It’s kind of gotten insane,” Izzo admitted last week.

Source: MLive.com

4 days ago

On Monday, Jake Weingarten reported that the Spartans are getting a huge visit from a five-star center in the 2025 class. Michigan State is getting a visit from Francis Chukwudebelu on Oct. 15-16, just a day after he takes a trip to Lawrence to see Kansas.

Source: Spartan Avenue

4 days ago

Michigan State will host one of the top center prospects in the 2024 class this weekend. Four-star center James Brown will reportedly take an official visit to Michigan State this upcoming weekend. Jake Weingarten reported on the Brown visit news on Sunday.

Source: Spartans Wire

4 days ago

Michigan State basketball offered a 4-star shooting guard in the 2024 class this weekend in Kur Teng. But they also offered another top player in the 2024 class who could be Teng’s running mate on the wing in Tyler Betsey.

Source: Spartans Wire

4 days ago

Tom Izzo looks intent on making his last chapter with the Spartans a memorable one, and we’ve seen an impressive uptick in his recruiting efforts as he puts together some great classes for the future. Over the weekend, Izzo offered someone who could be another nice addition to those future classes: Kur Teng.

Source: Spartans Wire

1 week ago

1 week ago

This is quite literally the smallest roster Tom Izzo has ever had. He has decided not to utilize all of his open scholarships in order to ensure his team is tightly-knit. There’s no choice but for everyone to be close, warm, personal friends. And that’s a good thing. Izzo’s best teams have played together for years and gelled at an extensive level — go back and look at the 2000 national champs and the 2009 Final Four team.

Source: Spartan Shadows

1 week ago

Michigan State head men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo and the Spartans held their first practice of the 2022-23 season on Monday afternoon. Following a 45-minute press conference with the local media, Izzo and his team went through two hours of practice in the auxiliary gym of the Breslin Center.

Source: Michigan State Athletics

1 week ago

Tom Izzo believes Michigan State basketball’s limited number of bodies will be enough this winter. But as practice opened for college basketball teams around the country Monday, the Spartans did so two players down from their 14-player roster.

Source: Detroit Free Press

1 week ago

Michigan State held its first official basketball practice Monday afternoon, and as coach Tom Izzo prepares for his 28th season, he’s feeling as good as he ever has, maybe more than can be said for the roster as a whole. No, the Spartans aren’t in imminent trouble considering the season is still roughly six weeks away, but a smaller roster than most seasons – there are only 11 scholarship players – and injuries to two key parts of the rotation at least have things starting off in a precarious position.

Source: Detroit News

1 week ago

Tom Izzo believes Michigan State basketball’s limited number of bodies will be enough this winter. But as practice opened for college basketball teams around the country Monday, the Spartans did so two players down from their 14-player roster. Forward Malik Hall sported a walking boot to deal with a toe issue on his right foot and joined guard Jaden Akins in sitting out the first official team workout of the season at Breslin Center.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago

Sissoko has signed with Detroit-based Helium Sports & Entertaining Marketing Inc. for his Name, Image & Likeness representation, and plans to donate all of his marketing revenue to The Mady Sissoko Foundation to help the impoverished people in Mali have more opportunities.

Source: Forbes

2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago

Television and game times for a majority of Michigan State’s men’s basketball schedule for the 2022-23 season, presented by Rocket Mortgage, were announced on Thursday afternoon.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 weeks ago

One of the premier players in the 2023 class has chosen the Spartans and will surely play a big part in Tom Izzo’s quest for a second national title. Up until the end of June, there were some rumblings among the Michigan State men’s basketball fan base with plenty of people wondering if their beloved coach Tom Izzo was losing a step.

Source: The Only Colors

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