Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo releases statement regarding Aaron Henry’s decision

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On Monday, Michigan State forward Aaron Henry announced that he is leaving the Spartans and declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. Just moments ago, Spartans head coach Tom Izzo released the following statement regarding Henry’s decision to move on with his career. “Aaron made great contributions to our team over the last three years, from … Read more

Tom Izzo welcomes transfer G Tyson Walker to Michigan State

The Michigan State Spartans got big news last week, as coveted transfer guard Tyson Walker committed to East Lansing. Head coach Tom Izzo has officially welcomed him to the Spartans family: Coach Izzo on @TysonWalker13 🗣️ pic.twitter.com/l5QjbQYryn — Michigan State Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) April 7, 2021 Walker, the reigning CAA Defensive Player of the Year, chose … Read more

Tom Izzo releases statement following Rocket Watts decision to transfer from Michigan State

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TOM IZZO RESPONDS TO ROCKET WATTS ENTERING TRANSFER PORTAL Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo has responded to the news that Rocket Watts is entering the NCAA Transfer Portal.   WATTS’ POSTS FAREWELL TO SPARTAN NATION On Monday afternoon, news broke that Michigan State guard Rocket Watts was leaving the Spartans basketball program to enter … Read more

Coveted point guard Tyson Walker transfers to Michigan State

The Michigan State Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo got some good news on Saturday afternoon. Point guard Tyson Walker announced on his social media account that he’d be transferring from Northeastern to East Lansing: 💚🤍 pic.twitter.com/lsiK8WeXOH — Tyson Walker (@TysonWalker13) March 27, 2021 “They’ve been talking to me since I went into the portal,” … Read more

Tom Izzo speaks after Michigan State’s season ends with loss to UCLA

It’s certainly been a long time coming for the Michigan State Spartans. For the first time since 1996, they won’t make the NCAA’s round of 64. They dropped an 86-80 decision in overtime to the UCLA Bruins tonight at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette in a NCAA Tournament play-in game, ending their season with a … Read more

Aaron Henry, Tom Izzo confused by officiating during Spartans loss to Maryland

It wasn’t the afternoon that the Michigan State Spartans were hoping for against Maryland at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium. After leading by as much as 12 points, the Spartans soon found themselves unable to hit shots, turning the ball over, and getting into foul trouble. They’d finish shooting with a mere 37.9% success rate while … Read more

‘Grow Up Izzo’

NCAA Basketball: Iowa at Michigan State

On Thursday afternoon, Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans had the opportunity to earn another shot at Michigan when they squared off against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament. Though the Spartans got off to a great start, they eventually succumbed 68-57 to a much more physical Maryland team. During the game, the officiating … Read more

Tom Izzo speaks to media following 1st losing Big Ten season in 26 years

The Michigan Wolverines took care of business on their home court tonight, defeating their in-state rival Michigan State Spartans by a 69-50 final score and officially clinching the Big Ten. And in doing so, they dealt more than one blow to the Spartans. Not only have their tournament hopes taken a serious blow, but this … Read more

Tom Izzo embarrassed after Michigan State suffers worst home loss in 30 years

Safe to say, it just wasn’t Tom Izzo and Michigan State‘s night at Breslin Center tonight against the Iowa Hawkeyes. They suffered their worst home loss in 30 years, and Izzo’s worst home loss since a 25-point setback in 1997. Their record now stands at a paultry 10-8 and 4-8 in Big Ten play with … Read more

Tom Izzo and Michigan State suffer worst home loss in 30 years

In a year of firsts, the Michigan State Spartans suffered a first that they’ll be looking to forget as soon as possible. The Iowa Hawkeyes handed Michigan State and head coach Tom Izzo the worst home loss in his career, an 88-58 setback at Breslin Center thanks to key 3-pt shooting on the part of … Read more

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