Spartans fall at home to Nebraska, drop third straight

Michigan State was back at home in the midst of a two-game losing skid, welcoming in a Nebraska Cornhuskers team that had won three straight, albeit against the three lowest-ranked teams in the Big Ten. Each of those trends would continue on Wednesday night, as Michigan State would drop their third game in a row, 72-71. … Read more

Hot-shooting Spartans rout short-handed Illini

Michigan State was back at home for the first time in nearly a month, and the Spartans put on a show for the home town fans. With Illinois (8-8, 0-3 Big Ten) already staring at an 0-2 start to Big Ten play, they learned their star guard Kendrick Nunn would miss the game due to … Read more

Spartans bounce back from first loss with 69-61 win over Minnesota

Following their first loss of the season to Iowa on Tuesday night, Michigan State, still without senior guard Denzel Valentine, looked to bounce back on Saturday afternoon in a match-up with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The game would remain close throughout, with the Spartans seizing its biggest lead on a 9-0 run midway through the … Read more

Instant Classic: No. 1 Michigan State defeats Oakland in OT, 99-93

The Michigan State Spartans got some terrible news on Monday when their senior superstar Denzel Valentine went under the knife for knee surgery. He’s expected to miss 2-3 weeks. MSU closed out it’s non-conference schedule with the latest installment of their in-state bout with the Oakland Golden Grizzlies at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The Spartans put their undefeated … Read more

CBSSports ranks Michigan State 11th best basketball program

It may be the heart of the college football season, but before you know it, the college basketball season will be starting back up. For the Michigan State Spartans and head basketball coach and March mastermind Tom Izzo, expectations are still high coming off a miraculous Final Four run a season ago. This is despite losing the … 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

Breaking down Michigan State’s remarkable season

SEASON RECAP

“The Michigan State Spartans are going to have a down year.”

“This is not a typical ‘Tom Izzo‘ team, they won’t go anywhere.”

“They are going to miss the tournament, and Izzo should be fired or retire.”

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Michigan State recruit Deyonta Davis wins “Mr. Basketball” award

It’s been quite a couple of days for Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans. On Sunday they defeated the Virginia Cavaliers 60-54 to advance to the Sweet Sixteen, and today MSU recruit Deyonta Davis was named Mr. Basketball for the state of Michigan.

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Muskegon’s Deyonta Davis named McDonald’s All-American

Muskegon high school basketball standout Deyonta Davis has been named a 2015 McDonald’s High School All-American. Davis, who stands six-foot-nine and was one of 24 players selected nationwide, is currently averaging 20 points, 16.9 rebounds, and 7.5 blocks for the 10-1 Muskegon Big Reds. His selection marks the first time a Michigan boys basketball player has been named … Read more