Miles Bridges, Derrick Walton Jr. named second team All-Big Ten; Bridges also Freshman of the Year

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Michigan State

We’ve finally reached the postseason of college basketball. The regular season across Division I hoops wrapped up on Sunday, which meant awards and honors were handed out across the leagues on Monday. In the Big Ten, four Michigan-based players — three Wolverines and two Spartans — found themselves on the board for 2016/17 honors. Among … Read more

MSU forward Miles Bridges named to ‘Karl Malone Award’ watch list

While Michigan State Spartans did not have any players named to the Preseason All Big-Ten team, the Green and White did nab some other preseason individual honors earlier today. Miles Bridges Named to Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Watch List — Spartan Sports Page (@SpartanSports) October 20, 2016 Being named to the watch list for … Read more

Caleb Swanigan says it was ‘very difficult’ to decommit from MSU

It was April of 2015 when then 5-star forward Caleb Swanigan out of Indianapolis announced his commitment to Michigan State and head coach Tom Izzo. Spartan Nation was ecstatic to say the least, getting a bonified big man and play-maker to go with then fellow incoming freshman Deyonta Davis and upperclassmen Matt Costello and Gavin Schilling, forming a formidable front … Read more

Caris LeVert returns as Michigan stuns Purdue at home, 61-56

The Michigan Wolverines got waxed the last two games against top-tier Big Ten foes at home. On Saturday, they welcomed in the No. 18 Purdue Boilermakers. After missing a field goal for nearly six minutes late in the second half, the Wolverines closed out the final two minutes and 45 seconds on a 11-0 run to shock … Read more

Spartans land 5-star recruit Caleb Swanigan for Class of 2015

Coming off a sensational season that led to yet another Final Four appearance, it looks like Michigan State basketball will be ready to re-load heading into next season. Already rolling with three high school recruits committed to their program for the fall (including McDonald’s All-American 2015 and Michigan Mr. Basketball Deyonta Davis), word emerged Friday that … Read more