4 days ago

Here are some potential options – and there are many more — should the Spartans look to bolster their backcourt in the coming weeks or months

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

While MSU is pursuing five-star Canadian guard Karim Mane, 247Sports’ No. 25 overall player in the 2020 class, it’s also keeping its options open on the transfer market. Harvard transfer point guard Bryce Aiken told 247Sports he’s hoping to hear from the Spartans, while Stadium’s Jeff Goodman reported Friday that MSU has reached out to UNLV transfer guard Amauri Hardy.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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1 week ago

Karim Mane’s high school basketball career came to an end with the postponement of the Canadian national championships, which were set to begin Thursday. His college decision also got put on hold when the Big Ten last week put a moratorium on in-person recruiting because of the coronavirus crisis, and the U.S. and Canada agreed Wednesday to close their shared borders. Those two factors forced Mane to cancel a planned visit for next week to Michigan State basketball.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

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

4 months ago

Tom Izzo is looking north of the border for his next recruit. Michigan State has offered 2021 big man Charles Bediako out of St. Catherines, Ontario. Bediako is a 6′ 11, 215 lbs. center and is rated as a four-star prospect by the 24/7 Sports composite rankings. Bediako is the No. 6 center in the class of 2021 and No. 40 overall prospect.

Source: Spartans Wire

5 months ago

Tom Izzo’s next batch of Michigan State basketball recruits have one thing in common. And a big reason he is happy with signing AJ Hoggard and Mady Sissoko. “I’m very pleased and happy with the two kids we got,” Izzo said Wednesday. “We definitely want guys that want to be here. And I think we got two guys that definitely want to be here.”
Source: Detroit Free Press

5 months ago

Michigan State’s men’s basketball team has received signed National Letters of Intent from AJ Hoggard (Coatesville, Pa./Huntington Prep [W.Va.]) and Mady Sissoko (Bafoulabe, Mali, West Africa/Wasatch Academy [Utah]).

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

5 months ago

Emoni Bates’ legend is growing. Bates, a high school basketball phenom at Ypsilanti Lincoln, was unveiled as Sports Illustrated’s latest cover subject on Tuesday. The story, written by former Free Press columnist Michael Rosenberg, chronicles a day in the life of Bates, the 6-foot-9 sophomore megaprospect who already is drawing comparisons to Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James.

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 months ago

Michigan State lost one of its point guards from the 2020 basketball recruiting class .Jalen Terry, a four-star point guard from Flint Beecher, has decommitted from the class, he announced Monday on social media .”Me and my family have decided to re-open my recruitment,” Terry tweeted.

Source: Detroit News

6 months ago

Michigan State‘s 2020 basketball recruiting class started off with a great anchor in four star point guard Jalen Terry in April. In recent weeks Tom Izzo and his coaching staff most likely finished off next year‘s incoming group with two big commitments from combo guard A.J. Hoggard and center Mady Sissoko.

Source: The Only Colors

6 months ago

6 months ago

He becomes the second point guard to commit to the Spartans as part of the 2020 class, joining Flint Beecher’s Jalen Terry, another four-star prospects. Two point guards in one class marks a rarity for Tom Izzo at Michigan State and raises the possibility that one could play as an off-ball guard.

Source: mlive.com

6 months ago

6 months ago

AJ Hoggard, a four-star point guard from Huntington (W.Va.) Prep, on Sunday announced his commitment to Michigan State’s 2020 recruiting class.

Source: Detroit News

7 months ago

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7 months ago

Michigan State has found its big man to pair with point guard Jalen Terry in the 2020 recruiting class. Four-star center Mady Sissoko publicly announced his commitment to the Spartans Tuesday night. The 6-foot-10, 230-pound native of Mali chose MSU over other finalists Kansas, BYU and Memphis.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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7 months ago

Michigan State is starting big when it comes to its official visitors this fall. Mady Sissoko, a four-star center originally from Mali, will take an official visit to East Lansing this weekend, according to 247sports. It’s one of three official visits he’s set to take this fall. Sissoko visited Kansas last month and Memphis earlier this week. He’s rated the No. 36 player in the country in the 247sports composite.

Source: mlive.com

9 months ago

Ypsilanti Lincoln freshman sensation Emoni Bates scores 31 points in a Division 1 MHSAA state semifinal on Friday, March 15, 2019. Bates has been on Tom Izzo’s radar for years. NBA scouts’ as well. The Ypsilanti Lincoln forward now has a Michigan State basketball offer, according to a post on Bates’ Twitter feed Friday.

Source: Detroit Free Press

10 months ago

The latest revisions to the Top247 rankings for the 2020 basketball recruiting cycle are here as the prospects gear up for their final year of high school.MSU’s lone commitment in the class, four-star point guard Jalen Terry, checks in at No. 58 in the updated rankings. The Flint Beecher standout was previously ranked as the No. 29 prospect in the country. Terry became the first player to give his pledge to Tom Izzo’s program on April 2. The latest updates brought about a mixed bag for a handful of other MSU targets in the cycle.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

11 months ago

It’s officially recruiting season and Michigan State is off to a busy start. The Spartans coaching staff offered three new class of 2020 prospects in the last week. The offers come after they were out on the road for the first evaluation period of the year last weekend.

Source: mlive.com

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