Spartan Sports Page Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:08:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Spartan Sports Page 32 32 137338340 Spartans All-Access: Episode 217 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:08:21 +0000 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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John Lethemon Named Big Ten First Star of the Week for the Second Time Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:37:46 +0000 Michigan State senior goaltender John Lethemon has been named the Big Ten First Star of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. It’s the second time this season the senior goaltender has earned the top weekly conference honor.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Tom Izzo joins Jamie & Stoney – 12-10-19 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:59:41 +0000 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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Evaluating Michigan State’s 2020 recruiting class and top targets left before early signing period Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:31:31 +0000 Dallas Fincher got it started. The three-star offensive lineman from East Kentwood High School was the first player to commit to Michigan State’s 2020 recruiting class when he announced a verbal pledge on Feb. 23. The group is now up to 19 public commits with the three-day early signing period coming Dec. 18-20.


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Tom Izzo glad to see Aaron Henry shoot more Tue, 10 Dec 2019 15:30:10 +0000 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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12-09-19 Tom Izzo Show Tue, 10 Dec 2019 02:33:34 +0000 Special Guests: Doug Wojcik and Rocket Watts.

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Mark Dantonio eyeing transfer portal Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:45:39 +0000 Michigan State football has experienced plenty of exits into the NCAA’s relatively new transfer portal this fall. Coach Mark Dantonio said his staff also is exploring using it as an incoming recruiting tool for the Spartans in 2020. “It’s very difficult to look at it, so we have it segmented out. We have one guy who deals with just the portal,” Dantonio said Sunday.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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2019 Season Highlights: Michigan State Heads to the Pinstripe Bowl Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:34:49 +0000

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Kenny Willekes Wins Burlsworth Trophy Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:05:30 +0000 Michigan State fifth-year senior defensive end Kenny Willekes completed his improbable journey from walk-on to winning the Burlsworth Trophy on Monday. Joined by his grandparents and Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio, Willekes received the award during a reception hosted by the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation in conjunction with the Springdale Rotary Club at the Springdale Convention Center.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Christian Krygier Named to the U.S. National Junior Team Preliminary Roster Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:04:16 +0000 Michigan State sophomore defenseman Christian Krygier has been named to the U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster, USA Hockey announced on Monday. Krygier is one of 28 players on the preliminary roster that will be competing for a final spot on the 23-man roster for the 2020 World Junior Championship.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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