Tom Izzo describes current COVID situation among most difficult challenges of his career

The Michigan State Spartans will have to wait to take on No. 24 Illinois thanks to more positive COVID-19 cases within the program. This marks the third consecutive game that the Spartans had to call off thanks to the ongoing pandemic. Among the infected players include walk-on freshman Davis Smith, Mady Sissoko, sophomore walk-on guard … Read more

Michigan surges while Michigan State drops out of latest AP Top 25 poll

It’s a tale of two opposites with the latest release of the AP Top 25 College Basketball poll. The surging Michigan Wolverines now occupy the No. 7 spot on the poll following two straight wins of at least 19 points, including a 25 pt. destruction of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Meanwhile, the Michigan State Spartans … Read more

Tom Izzo describes Michigan State’s collapse vs. Purdue in blunt terms

The No. 23 ranked Michigan State Spartans appeared to haave things well in hand against the Purdue Boilermakers on the hardwood on Friday night, entering the 2nd half with a comfortable 31-16 lead on the backs of a 13-0 run in the 1st half. And then it all fell apart. Sloppy play, missed shots, and … Read more

Tom Izzo says Spartans offense hit “rock bottom” in loss vs. Gophers

The Michigan State Spartans are in a funk right now, and they need to break out of hit in a hurry. They’ve now dropped three straight games, with the latest setback coming in the form of a perplexing 81-56 loss to Minnesota tonight. The offense never got off the ground, while they trailed by as … Read more

MSU coach Tom Izzo reveals true feelings for former UM coach John Beilein

They’re both legends, and they both have a healthy respect for one another. Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo caught up with former Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein on a Big Ten Network Zoom call, where the pair shared several laughs while reminiscing about their battles on the hardwood. And being the sportsman … Read more

U of D forward Matt Johnson calls out Spartans’ head coach Tom Izzo for post game comment

NCAA Basketball: Ohio State at Michigan State

On Friday night,  Michigan State got much more than they bargained for from the University of Detroit as the Spartans had to use a late run to walk away with an 83-76 win in East Lansing. Following the game, Spartans’ head coach Tom Izzo spoke to reporters and he made a comment that caught the … Read more

Spartans coach Tom Izzo reveals what he’s praying for this season

As the Michigan State Spartans are in the midst of preparations for their upcoming season, they’ll be playing their games without the noisy crowd that is the raucous fan base that routinely packs the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Embed from Getty Images And while the plan is to pump in crowd noise similar what … Read more

Michigan State Spartans name captains for 2020-21 basketball season

The Michigan State Spartans basketball team have officially announced their captains for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Embed from Getty Images Joshua Langford, Foster Loyer, and Aaron Henry have all been announced by head coach Tom Izzo as captains: Our 2020-21 𝗖𝗔𝗣𝗧𝗔𝗜𝗡𝗦 🏀 → @kingdomthinker7 → @FosterLoyer → @hennny11 — Michigan State Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) October … Read more

Michigan State Spartans get commitment from 4-star PG Jaden Akins

First Max Christie, then Pierre Brooks II. And now, add another major recruit for Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans historic 2021 recruiting class. Four-star point guard Jaden Atkins has officially announced that he’ll be taking his talents to East Lansing. And that’s on top of Christie, Brooks II for the 2021 class. Their … Read more

‘Devastated’ Tom Izzo talks about chances of a 2020 college basketball season

NCAA Basketball: Michigan at Michigan State

Earlier in the week, the Big Ten made it official that the 2020 college football season was being postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19 and Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo is “devastated.” “I’ve never missed an opening day Saturday. I mean, I don’t know what I’m going to do,” Michigan State’s basketball coach said … Read more

Tom Izzo, golf legend Jack Nicklaus share same view on the ‘team up north’ [Video]

NCAA Basketball: Ohio State at Michigan State

Jack Nicklaus has won more Major golf tournaments than any other golfer in history, but what if he had followed his dream of playing football for Woody Hayes at Ohio State? Well, as we know, Nicklaus made the right decision and chose golf, but he remains an avid fan of the Buckeyes. Nicklaus recently hit … Read more

Report: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Mel Tucker have salaries reduced

NCAA Basketball: Iowa at Michigan State

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State has announced a salary reduction plan, which will run for 12 months beginning on Sept. 1 of this year. The plan includes a reduction in salaries for employees making $100,000 or more. The plan also includes Spartans basketball coach Tom Izzo and Football coach Mel Tucker taking … Read more