FLASHBACK: No. 2 Michigan State takes down No. 1 Kentucky in Champions Classic

There’s really no better way to ring in the new college basketball season that with an onslaught of hoops games to open the year. Said games are often highlighted by various early-season tournaments, none more noteworthy than the annual Champions Classic. The event, which takes place just days into a new regular season, has been … Read more

Spartans to extend ‘Champions Classic’ with Duke, Kansas, Kentucky through 2019

One of the things that makes college basketball great is the countless opportunities for exciting non-conference games, even before the big dance in March. Many of these take place early on in the season with tournaments spread throughout the country for a two-week span. They serve as a good measuring stick for coaches to see … Read more

4-star DE James Hudson verbally commits to Michigan

The Wolverines just got a bit stronger on the defensive front as the Toledo Central Catholic (OH) 2017 prospect James Hudson chose Michigan over a host of other schools, including Michigan State. Sorry For The Wait 🤘🏽 pic.twitter.com/keAFekr22f — James Hudson III ™ (@Cinco_Cinco3) August 8, 2016 The 6-foot-5 and 280 pound DE is the … Read more

REPORT: Kentucky transfer Charles Matthews picking Michigan

The Michigan basketball program has seen a lot of key names depart in the last couple months, either to graduation or transferring to other schools. A depleted roster with still a core of talent preparing for the 2016-17 schedule will be searching for answers on the fly. However on Monday, U-M got some good news … Read more

Spartans, Tom Izzo tested early and often with ‘Death Row’ November slate

College basketball has started up again on Friday and among the highlight games in primetime will be the No. 12 Michigan State Spartans playing No. 10 Arizona in Honolulu as part of the Armed Forces Classic. Anyone who is a fan of Michigan State basketball and follows even the littlest of nuances that define Spartan … Read more

NCAA Tournament Preview – East Region

[tps_header]The East Region is arguably the toughest region in the entire tournament. With North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, West Virginia Mountaineers and Kentucky Wildcats sitting as the top four seeds in the region, the East has four legitimate title contenders at the very least. If you want to go out on a limb, the Indiana … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – SEC

[tps_header]Every year it seems that the SEC is just Kentucky and everybody else, and despite that being the expectation entering the season, that was far from the case. With just under a week until Selection Sunday, there are plenty of teams in the SEC still fighting to prove they belong in the NCAA Tournament. Texas … Read more

WATCH: 5’9 guard almost gets body slammed by 6’10 forward

Coaches often say that rebounding is all about effort and position. That may or may not be the case, but when you are 5’9 sometimes effort and position can only do so much against a much bigger player. On Saturday, the 5’9, 160 pound Tyler Ulis of Kentucky did everything he could to box the 6’10, … Read more

WATCH: Did Louisville head coach Rick Pitino flip off UK faithful?

The holidays are meant to be a time for fun and festivities, unless you are a player or fan of the Louisville Cardinals or Kentucky Wildcats. The two college basketball powers are among the nation’s best every year and their annual match-up is one of the greatest rivalries in the sport. What makes the in-state showdown even … Read more

Michigan State makes huge jump in latest AP poll

Coming into the season, Michigan State was ranked 13th in the Associated Press college basketball poll and many thought they were a team that would need a bit of seasoning before they really got rolling, especially with the difficult start to their schedule. Well, I think it’s safe to say that the Spartans are seasoned … Read more

Kentucky’s Alex Poythress gets tooth stuck in net after huge dunk! [Video]

On Tuesday night, the Kentucky Wildcats squared off against the Duke Blue Devils in a great early season matchup between top-five teams. Watch as Kentucky senior forward Alex Poythress gets his tooth stuck in the net briefly following a monster dunk! Poythress seemed to be more confused about what happened than hurt. Kentucky ended up … Read more

Spartans land 5-star recruit Caleb Swanigan for Class of 2015

Coming off a sensational season that led to yet another Final Four appearance, it looks like Michigan State basketball will be ready to re-load heading into next season. Already rolling with three high school recruits committed to their program for the fall (including McDonald’s All-American 2015 and Michigan Mr. Basketball Deyonta Davis), word emerged Friday that … Read more

Top 5 Michigan State NCAA Tournament wins of all-time

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Here we go! March Madness is officially upon us and Tom Izzo once again has the Michigan State Spartans in the mix. We thought it would be fun to take a stroll down memory lane and look at the top 5 Michigan State NCAA Tournament wins of all-time. Let’s hope they can add another victory to the list this year.

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Why Michigan State will go to the Final Four

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The NCAA tournament brackets have officially been revealed and if you are a fan of Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans you have to be very optimistic about what you see. Though they will be the underdog in most of their games other than the opening round, Michigan State can ultimately find a way to get it done. Here’s why MSU could be a sleeper pick for the Final Four:

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