Did NCAA Script this Final Four match?

Ryan and Matt discuss how UNC/Duke happened Ryan Griffin: And these two teams right here are like the standard-bearers of what college basketball has been for so long. The only shame is that it’s not a Roy Williams coached team is that it’s Hubert Davis. If there was one thing you could change about the … Read more

The Duke/UNC Coverage will be insufferable

Get ready, because for the next week you are going to hear nothing but Duke/UNC. A.J. and Matt from Straight Shootin discuss the coverage of this historic Final Four meeting. Matt Bassin: We have seen duke grow up in this NCAA tournament. They grew up against State really well. Michigan State went up five with … Read more

20 years ago today: Michigan State defeats Florida to win 2000 National Championship [Video]

For today’s Game of the Day, we go back in time exactly 20 years to 2000 when Mateen Cleaves and the Michigan State Spartans defeated the Florida Gators to win the NCAA National Championship. Here is the full video of the game. Enjoy! Nation, if the NCAA Tournament would have taken place as scheduled this … Read more

Tom Izzo says telling Cassius Winston, other seniors their careers are over was emotional

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

On Thursday afternoon, news broke that the decision had been made to cancel the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Since then, plenty have weighed in on the news, including Michigan State‘s head coach Tom Izzo, who released a statement. Izzo said there is obvious disappointment and that it was extremely difficult telling his seniors that … Read more

Zavier Simpson’s latest Instagram post could be major clue


Just minutes before Zavier Simpson and his Michigan teammates were supposed to take on Rutgers in the Big Ten Tournament, the Big Ten announced the tournament was being canceled. Now, the question is, will the NCAA Tournament also be canceled? With Duke, Kansas, Arizona State, and likely others withdrawing from the tourney, it seems like … Read more

Rumor: Conference official says cancellation of NCAA Tournament is possibility

This would certainly be the most jarring of all precautions in North America to battle COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus. According to CBS Sports writer Dennis Dodd, he’s been in contact with a major conference official who alleges that an outright cancellation of the college basketball tournament is “definitely a possibility”. Just now on @CBSSportsHQ … Read more

Sports Carnage Episode 21: Final Four Recap, NBA & NHL Playoff Previews, Paul George’s Greatness (Or Not), and Our Worst Takes Relived

Matt, Dylan, Paul and Ryan recap the Final Four while Paul bathes in righteous glory, finally get to the NBA talk Ryan and Matt have been thirsting after, talk potential upsets early in the NBA and NHL Playoffs, and cop to their worst takes in the past year(ish). Subscribe: PodBean OR Itunes Download this episode: … Read more

Detroit Lions Draft: MSE Draft Madness so far…

Michigan Sports and Entertainment has given the power to the fans. Our MSE Draft Madness started with 32 players the Lions could draft this April and ranked them. The selection committee seeded them in a March Madness-style bracket and pitted them against each other, allowing fans to vote for a winner @MSELions on Twitter. Each … Read more

Final Four Preview: Michigan State vs Texas Tech

Who: Michigan State (32-6) vs. Texas Tech (30-6) Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis When: Saturday, April 6th at 8:49 p.m. Broadcast: CBS/Spartan Sports Network Coming in Michigan State ended Duke’s season in a thrilling 68-67 victory to advance to the Final Four. Texas Tech punched their ticket to Minneapolis defeating Gonzaga 75-69 Embed from Getty … Read more

Michigan State and the Sweet Sixteen

Sixteen teams remain in the NCAA tournament, and after a relatively uneventful first week, we move into the second week ready to see some powerhouse matchups. Join us as we take a closer look at Friday’s games and make our final predictions. LSU (3) vs. Michigan State (2)  Embed from Getty Images Arguably the strongest … Read more

Michigan and the Sweet Sixteen

The NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen will begin on Thursday with four games.  After Thursday night, four teams will be in the Elite Eight with a chance to go to Minneapolis for the 2019 Final Four and the other four remaining teams will see their season come to an end. Here is a preview of Thursday’s … Read more

Michigan’s blueprint for Success

On Thursday night, Michigan will take on Texas Tech from the Big 12 conference. This is a Red Raiders team that has played sound defense all season long and will be the biggest test for the Wolverines this season. Texas Tech also shared the regular season title with Kansas State. Let’s take a further look … Read more

Three keys to Michigan punching their Ticket to Minneapolis

Last season, Michigan got to the Final Four for the second time under John Beilein. This year, Beilein’s team is in yet another prime position to get back there. The Wolverines have cruised in two double-digit wins so far in the NCAA Tournament. First came a 74-55 win over 15 seed Montana. Then two days … Read more

Sports Carnage Episode 18: THIS IS (March) MADNESS!

Listen to Ryan, Dylan, Paul and Matt break down their Elite 8 all the way to the Final, squabble about favorable or not so favorable draws (looking at you Michigan State), Come to blows over Michigan and the actual recipe to beat them, Defend Testudo’s honour, and host a Mad edition of the Grizzly Bair … Read more