2 weeks ago

Gabe Brown was sitting in his room and he was doing what many 14 year old kids like to do with a free summer evening. He was just hanging out, watching cartoons and thinking about boyhood stuff. All of a sudden there was a knock on the door and his father Charles entered. He tapped his son on the shoulder and told him that he had just finished watching some college basketball. His favorite team, the Michigan State Spartans, had played against the Michigan Wolverines, their most bitter rivals.

Source: The Only Colors

2 weeks ago

No. 12 Michigan State basketball hosts No. 8 Duke in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday, the Blue Devils’ first visit to East Lansing since 2003.
Source: Detroit Free Press

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2 weeks ago

Recap of Maui Invitational, Preview of Duke. Special Guest Senior Guard Conner George

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The No. 11-ranked Michigan State men’s basketball team returns home on Tuesday night, Dec.3, hosting No. 10 Duke at the Breslin Center. The game tips off at 9:30 p.m. (ET). The Duke-MSU game will air live on ESPN, with Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas calling all of the action along with sideline reporter Allison Williams.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 weeks ago

There’s no trip to the Final Four on the line Tuesday night at the Breslin Center. But as No. 10 Duke comes to town to take on No. 11 Michigan State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, a shot at winning the national title is about the only thing that’s missing.

Source: Detroit News

2 weeks ago

Michigan State Basketball slid down eight spots in the most recent AP Top 25 Poll after a poor showing at the Maui Invitational. MSU is lucky to dip only to 11 as opposed to a lower spot. Duke dropped down to 10 and Kentucky dropped down to eight.

Source: Spartans Wire

2 weeks ago

Tom Izzo met with the media on Monday afternoon at his weekly press conference, talking about the Spartans, the team’s matchup with Duke on Tuesday night and the retirement of Draymond Green’s jersey that night.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 weeks ago

After missing all but 13 games last season with a broken foot, Langford suffered a stress reaction in the foot just before the season and will be re-evaluated in late January. On Monday, as the Spartans were getting set to host No. 10 Duke on Tuesday night, coach Tom Izzo said he doesn’t expect Langford to play this season and the focus is on Langford’s future.

Source: Detroit News

2 weeks ago

While this isn’t the top-five matchup everyone thought they’d see when the season began, Michigan State’s battle with Duke in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Tuesday night will still have all of the intrigue.

Source: Spartan Avenue

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Michigan State (5-2) played three games in three days, bouncing back from the tournament-opening loss to Virginia Tech to beat Georgia and UCLA. There has been a decent amount of time to refocus from the trip and dial back in to face a team that is currently the No. 1 team in the nation but will likely fall when the new rankings come out Monday after the Blue Devils lost at home last week to Stephen F. Austin.

Source: Detroit News

2 weeks ago

Michigan State Basketball is set for an Elite 8 rematch from last year against rival Duke. This game takes place on Dec. 3, this upcoming Tuesday. The Spartans are 5-2 fresh off the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Duke, on the other hand, is 7-1 on the year.

Source: Spartans Wire

2 weeks ago

Michigan State Basketball squares off against heated rival Duke this upcoming Tuesday on Dec. 3. This is one of the Spartan’s biggest regular-season games. Per usual, Duke has a stacked roster with plenty of top-tier talent.

Source: Spartans Wire

2 weeks ago

Michigan State Basketball placed fifth in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The Spartans did not meet fan expectations in this tournament for a number of reasons but walked away with a winning record. Now, they must make huge improvements before facing Duke next week.

Source: Spartans Wire

3 weeks ago

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Cassius Winston carries Michigan State basketball to 75-62 win over UCLA in Maui Detroit Free Press It was a chance for Tom Izzo to experiment with starters and playing groups, using the bench as a teaching tool. The one constant remains Cassius Winston. Michigan State basketball’s senior All-American took a measured, almost surgical approach to dissecting UCLA on Wednesday to showcase himself one final time at the Maui Invitational.

Cassius Winston, Michigan State pull away from UCLA to cap Maui trip Detroit News Michigan State didn’t get a tournament title at the Maui Invitational, but it managed to close things out on a winning note, following Tuesday’s victory over Georgia by grinding its way to a 75-62 victory over UCLA in the fifth-place game at the Lahaina Civic Center. Cassius Winston scored 20 and handed out five assists for the Spartans (5-2), while Xavier Tillman added 14 points and Rocket Watts scored 12.

Spartans outlast UCLA and half court to take fifth at Maui Invitational State News
No. 3 Michigan State (5-3) outlasted UCLA (5-3) and the half court in the fifth-place game of the Maui Invitational Wednesday, holding on for a 75-62 victory.

No. 3 Michigan State beats UCLA, 75-62, at Maui Invitational MSUSpartans.com
Cassius Winston scored a game-high 20 points, Xavier Tillman had 14 and No. 3 Michigan State knocked off UCLA, 75-62, in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational fifth-place game on Wednesday inside the Lahaina Civic Center.

Michigan State salvages what it can after disappointing start in Maui MLive.com
Here are three observations after Michigan State’s 75-62 win over UCLA in its final game of the Maui Invitational

MSU downs UCLA in Maui Invitational fifth-place game Spartan Tailgate
After two days enduring more stress than anyone reasonably should in Hawaii, Michigan State put together a fairly comfortable win over UCLA on Wednesday to cap the Maui Invitational. In what was a three-point game at halftime, the Spartans sprinted ahead to lead by double figures the majority of the second half. UCLA kept nipping at MSU’s lead, but the Spartans were able to maintain their distance in a 75-62 victory to come away with fifth place in their fifth Maui Invitational appearance.



3 weeks ago

Michigan State Basketball is set to face UCLA at 2:30 on Tuesday, Nov. 26. This comes after a 93-85 victory over Georgia. Michigan State has underperformed in the tournament so far and must vastly improve before their game against Duke on Dec. 3.

Source: Spartans Wire

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3 weeks ago

As most of the team had made its way to the court, Rocket Watts summoned Tom Izzo. “Coach,” the freshman guard said. Watts needed Izzo to come back to the locker room because Cassius Winston was still in there, sitting on the bench with his head down. “I look over and there was a puddle under his chair,” Izzo said after Michigan State beat Georgia, 93-85, on Tuesday. “A puddle.”

Source: Detroit News

3 weeks ago

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MSU hangs on against Edwards, Georgia in Maui Invitational Spartan Tailgate
A team wanting to shake off its ugly performance from Day 1 of the Maui Invitational got matched with a willing partner — for about 24 minutes. No. 3 Michigan State took advantage of Georgia’s disorganized defense and disjointed offense in building up a 28-point lead. Then freshman phenom Anthony Edwards led a ferocious rally that had the Spartans clinging to life down the stretch.

Spartans sprint to big lead, hang on against Georgia in Maui Invitational Detroit News
What first looked like a stroll down the beach quickly became anything but for Michigan State on Tuesday. Cruising to what appeared to be an easy win over Georgia at the Maui Invitational and one that was going to remove a lot of frustration from the first-round loss to Virginia Tech on Monday, things changed dramatically early in the second half as the Spartans enjoyed a 28-point lead.

No. 3 Michigan State Holds Off Georgia, 93-85, in Maui MSUSpartans.com
Cassius Winston had a season-high 28 points and eight assists, and No. 3 Michigan State withstood Anthony Edwards’ second-half outburst to beat Georgia, 93-85, at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational on Tuesday inside the Lahaina Civic Center.

Michigan State basketball survives Georgia’s furious rally, 93-85, at Maui Invitational Detroit Free Press
This felt like the tropical elixir Michigan State needed after as hard a day on the islands can be for a basketball team. Far fewer turnovers and foul problems. Sound defense and rebounding. Sharing the ball and running in transition. A personal paradise for coach Tom Izzo and a 28-point lead for his Spartans with 16 1/2 minutes to play against Georgia in the Maui Invitational.



3 weeks ago

Watch the highlights from three big wins the past week by: Michigan State Basketball, Michigan State Hockey, Michigan State Women’s Basketball, and travel to the NCAA Championships with Women’s Track and Field.

3 weeks ago

The MSU basketball team dropped their opener in the Maui Invitational, losing to Virginia Tech 71-66. It was a pretty ugly game all around from the Spartans, who still had a chance to pull it out late. In the end, it was the Hokies making some clutch shots to ice the game.

Source: The Only Colors

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