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

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

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