Former Spartans standout Miles Bridges calls Michael Jordan’s bluff

In case it has not been shoved down your throat enough over the past month or so on ‘The Last Dance,’ Michael Jordan is extremely competitive. Back in 2015, when Jordan was 52, he was asked by France’s L’Equipe if he thought he could beat his Charlotte Hornets players one-on-one. Jordan’s response was predictable. L’Equipe: … Read more

New look Pistons lose at home to the Charlotte Hornets 87-76

The Pistons never took the lead in tonight’s game.   The Detroit Pistons (19-37) lost their third straight game tonight to the Charlotte Hornets (17-36) 87-76. A hook shot from Hornets’ forward PJ Washington gave the Hornets a 6-2 lead early in the first quarter, and the Pistons were never able to recover. The Pistons … Read more

Michigan State freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. decides to enter NBA Draft

The Michigan State men’s basketball team is certainly going to have a different look heading into next season. Both MSU sophomores Miles Bridges and Nick Ward both declared for the NBA Draft late last month and on Monday, freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. decided to follow suit. DEAR SPARTAN NATION…❤️ pic.twitter.com/iZaijMnfL0 — JJJ (@jarenjacksonjr) April 2, … Read more

Michigan State’s Nick Ward to declare for NBA Draft

One day after Michigan State sophomore Miles Bridges announced his decision to declare for the 2018 NBA Draft, another Spartan has agreed to follow suit and at least test the waters. Fellow classmate Nick Ward has decided to submit his name for the draft. He will, however, not hire an agent. Michigan State's Nick Ward … Read more

BREAKING: Michigan State’s Miles Bridges officially declares for NBA Draft

NCAA Basketball: Nebraska at Michigan State

After a real disappointing finish to the 2017-18 Michigan State Spartans, the buzz surrounding the team revolved around the impending futures of a couple of NBA-caliber players. On Wednesday, one of those two high draft prospects — sophomore Miles Bridges — made his decision to sign with an agent and declare for the 2018 NBA … Read more

PREVIEW: Michigan State faces tough Syracuse defense in Round of 32

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Michigan State vs Miami

Michigan State (largely) took care of business on Friday in Detroit when they fended off (14) Bucknell 82-78. RECAP: The 3-seed Spartans really flexed their muscles in the second half, taking a four-point halftime lead and expanding it to as many as 18 well into the late stages of the second half. Bucknell made the final … Read more

EDITORIAL: This Michigan State team is not as good as you think, and that probably won’t change

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Michigan State

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Ugh. That’s about all I have to say after watching Michigan … Read more

Michigan State’s Mile Bridges declared ineligible, reinstated by NCAA

Last week a report surfaced from Yahoo Sports stating that Michigan State’s Miles Bridges’ mother received $400 from Christian Dawkins, an associate of professional basketball agent, Andy Miller. At the time of the report, the thought was that Bridges could end up being ruled ineligible by the NCAA and could miss Michigan State’s season finale … Read more

Michigan moves up while Michigan State remains No. 2 in latest AP Top 25

The Big Ten Tournament begins this week and there will be a few teams in the latest AP Poll vying for the trophy, and more importantly the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. In what many have considered being a down year for the Big Ten they still have a couple teams ranked in the … Read more

BREAKING: No. 2 Michigan State knocks off Wisconsin to clinch outright Big Ten title

NCAA Basketball: Nebraska at Michigan State

The Michigan State Spartans went into Madison and knocked off the Wisconsin Badgers by a 68-63 final score to clinch the outright Big Ten regular season title on Sunday afternoon. Embed from Getty Images The Spartans had already clinched at least a share of the championship with an 81-61 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night … Read more

Stan Van Gundy rips NCAA as “maybe the worst organization in sports”

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors

Outspoken Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy isn’t afraid to tell people exactly what he thinks about anything, from sports to current events. Embed from Getty Images On Sunday before Detroit’s matchup against the Charlotte Hornets at the Spectrum Center, he decided to weigh in on the recent reports about the FBI investigation into college … Read more

REPORT: NCAA makes decision on MSU’s Miles Bridges

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Michigan State vs Miami

Michigan State star forward Miles Bridges has been cleared by the NCAA to resume playing. Bridges’ name was mentioned in a Yahoo sports article by Pat Forde Friday morning. His mother Cynthia Bridges received about $470 worth of benefits from Christian Dawkins. Dawkins a Saginaw native, was an associate to former NBA agent Andy Miller. … Read more

JUST IN: MSU’s Miles Bridges included in potential NCAA violations report

NCAA Basketball: Nebraska at Michigan State

As if Michigan State University needed any more additional negative distractions, a just-released report from Yahoo Sports shows that Miles Bridges has a connection in the discovery of names and schools who have received financial advances as well as entertainment and travel expenses covered in violation of NCAA rules. Embed from Getty Images According to … Read more

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

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Let me get this immediately out of the way, I LOVE … Read more

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