Classy! Michigan State’s Cassius Winston and Nick Ward console Duke’s Tre Jones

In case you missed this from yesterday (we did), following Michigan State’s win over Duke to go to the Final Four, Duke guard Tre Jones was overcome with emotion near midcourt. When Spartans forward Nick Ward and guard Cassius Winston noticed Jones, they immediately went over and consoled him Check it out. [email protected] guard Tre … Read more

VIDEO: Spartans advance to Sweet 16 for the first time in four years!

For the first time in four years, the Michigan State Spartans have advanced to the Sweet 16! Embed from Getty Images Their 70-50 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Des Moines, Iowa sealed their trip to Washington D.C. for the Sweet 16/Elite 8 for a matchup against LSU on Friday, March 29. Tip-off time … Read more

Michigan’s Zavier Simpson is a semifinalist for Defensive Player of the Year

Michigan‘s junior point guard Zavier Simpson has been named a semifinalist for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award the team announced Thursday. Junior @Xaviersimpson3 has been named a semifinalist for the 2019 Naismith Men’s Defensive Player of the Year Award presented by Bona! He is the only player in the Big Ten Conference on the … Read more

Michigan State PG Cassius Winston finalist for Bob Cousy Award

Cassius Winston has been shouldering a huge workload for Michigan State basketball this season, and all that extra effort could earn him some hardware by season’s end starting with the Bob Cousy Award. Embed from Getty Images Cassius Winston is Michigan State’s leading scorer averaging 18.8 points per game according to Fox Sports. With 7.3 assists … Read more

Michigan State wins the Las Vegas Invitational, sets sights on ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Michigan State knocked off both the Texas Longhorns and the UCLA Bruins to win the 2018 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Friday. The tournament was the Spartans’ first real test since they opened the season against the number two ranked Kansas Jayhawks with a loss back on November, 6th. Embed from Getty Images With the tournament win, … Read more

PREVIEW: Michigan State tangles with Bucknell in NCAA Tournament opener

NCAA Basketball: Nebraska at Michigan State

It’s hard to believe that Michigan State will have had nearly two whole weeks in between their last game in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals and their upcoming first-round game in the NCAA Tournament. But that is where we are after an early Big Ten Tournament and then the brackets being revealed on Sunday. The … Read more

Move over Flintstones, THIS is Tom Izzo’s best Michigan State team EVER

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3 Things we know about Michigan State hoops thus far

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-Kansas vs Michigan State

The college basketball season is underway and some teams have already made big impressions, both good (Duke University, 8-0 on the year) and bad (University of Arizona, 3-3 on the year). The Michigan State Spartans began the season with the usual “Tom Izzo Grind” schedule of facing Duke the second game of the year, then … Read more

Vegas: Spartans among top title contenders with Miles Bridges returning next season

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Michigan State

Fans of Michigan State received some big news Thursday evening when superstar freshman Miles Bridges announced on campus that he was returning for his sophomore season. He confirmed it a day after sources close to the situation revealed that he was “leaning towards” returning to MSU. Miles Bridges got to make his announcement with his … Read more

Michigan State eyes toward next season, Izzo says “there will be some paybacks”

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-Kansas vs Michigan State

Preseason injuries. Mid-season injuries. Inability to gel. Young and experienced. Lack of depth. Most teams who deal with this much baggage for any given season in any sport is surely to have a disappointing campaign. Yet, the Michigan State basketball team was able to muster together 20 wins and an appearance in the second round … Read more

WATCH: Cassius Winston nails half-court buzzer-beater vs. Nebraska

The Michigan State Spartans are in must-win mode. One could theoretically say their NCAA Tournament run begins Thursday night at home against Nebraska. Freshman point guard Cassius Winston will be doing his part to help lock his team into the dance. He capped off the first half against the Huskers in thrilling fashion. jesse_kramer: Cassius Winston hates … Read more

With Eron Harris out for the season, who needs to step up for Michigan State?

NCAA Basketball: Michigan State at Penn State

Michigan State (16-11, 8-6 Big Ten) is back in action Thursday night (7 p.m. ET on ESPNU) when they host Nebraska (12-14, 6-8 Big Ten). The Spartans will be going for a season sweep of the Huskers, but will be without the services of senior guard Eron Harris. Harris of course has been ruled out for … Read more

Season Preview: Michigan State Spartans Men’s Basketball

College basketball is finally back, and the Michigan State Spartans will get their long-awaited opportunity to wash last year’s first round NCAA Tournament upset against No. 15 seed Middle Tennessee State University out of their mouths. There is just as many questions as there is optimism surrounding the Spartans in 2016-17. They lost a lot, … Read more

Taking an early look at the Michigan State basketball roster for 2016-17

It has undoubtedly been a rough month and half for Spartan fans after seeing their team, who was among the favorites to win the national title, upset by 15-seeded Middle Tennessee State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Following the stunning loss, Michigan State lost out on No. 1 recruit Josh Jackson as … Read more

UD-Jesuit and Michigan State signee Cassius Winston named Michigan Mr. Basketball

UD-Jesuit guard and Michigan State University commit Cassius Winston can check one goal off his list before taking his talents to East Lansing next fall. On Monday, Winston was named Michigan’s Mr. Basketball for the 2015-16 season. The 6-foot guard, who recently signed his letter of intent to play at Michigan State next season, became the 36th recipient … Read more