Latest mock draft predicts future for Pistons, two MSU players

Detroit Pistons

The 2020 NBA Draft has been pushed back to October 16 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that caused the pausing of the 2019-20 season back in March. CBS Sports put forth their latest mock draft that gives a potential glimpse at who the Detroit Pistons could select, as well as the futures of two popular … Read more

Updated: Michigan State’s Xavier Tillman posts cryptic message to Instagram

UPDATE:  I’ve been told by the Instagram account itself that the Tillman video dropping at 2 pm is an edit. Not an announcement. — Sunburnt Spartan (@Sheehan_Sports) June 30, 2020 ORIGINAL POST: On Monday, the greatest prep hoops player in the land, Emoni Bates, surprised everyone by making a huge announcement. That announcement is that … Read more

Spartans saved by Xavier Tillman dunk with seconds remaining vs. Illinois

The Michigan State Spartans were able to avoid their first four game losing streak in over a decade thanks to some late game heroics. A Xavier Tillman dunk in the waning moments of Tuesday night’s game against No. 22 Illinois secured a 70-69 win for the Spartans, who earlier had blown a 20 point lead. … Read more

What’s wrong with Michigan State basketball?

Yesterday’s 77-68 debacle to Michigan marks three straight losses for the Michigan State Spartans. All ELEVEN three-pointers from today’s WIN over MSU. #GoBlue ???? — Michigan Men’s Basketball (@umichbball) February 8, 2020 They’re currently ranked No. 16 in the country. They’ll likely be out of the Top 25 by Monday. What’s wrong with Michigan … Read more

Spartans roll against Golden Grizzlies, win 23-point blowout in Detroit

There was plenty made about Tom Izzo and his friendship with Oakland Golden Grizzlies head coach Greg Kampe before this afternoon’s matchup at Little Caesars Arena. Izzo explained the two always put their friendship on hold when their two teams meet, and Izzo reiterated that his undefeated record against Oakland wouldn’t fool him into thinking … Read more

No. 1 Michigan State Spartans fall to No. 2 Kentucky in Champions Classic

They’re No. 1 no more. The Michigan State Spartans dropped the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night to the Kentucky Wildcats, falling 69-62. 😤 @KentuckyMBB takes down the No. 1 team in the nation! — FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) November 6, 2019 Michigan State had been ranked first overall in the … Read more

VIDEO: Spartans advance to Sweet 16 for the first time in four years!

For the first time in four years, the Michigan State Spartans have advanced to the Sweet 16! Embed from Getty Images Their 70-50 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Des Moines, Iowa sealed their trip to Washington D.C. for the Sweet 16/Elite 8 for a matchup against LSU on Friday, March 29. Tip-off time … Read more

Michigan State eyes toward next season, Izzo says “there will be some paybacks”

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

Preseason injuries. Mid-season injuries. Inability to gel. Young and experienced. Lack of depth. Most teams who deal with this much baggage for any given season in any sport is surely to have a disappointing campaign. Yet, the Michigan State basketball team was able to muster together 20 wins and an appearance in the second round … Read more

4-star Michigan signee Isaiah Livers earns “Mr. Basketball” honors

It’s been ten years since the Michigan basketball program had a signing player earn “Mr. Basketball” honors in the state of Michigan. That streak has been snapped, after Kalamazoo Central power forward and Wolverines signee Isaiah Liver earned the award on Monday. Congrats to signee @isaiah__02 after he was named the 2017 Michigan Mr. Basketball! … Read more

4-star PF Xavier Tillman from Grand Rapids commits to Michigan State

Earlier September, class of 2017 and 5-star power forward Jaren Jackson (La Porte, IN) announced he was committing to the Michigan State Spartans basketball program, becoming the first to do so from the 2017 class. On Friday, they landed their second high-profile recruit from the class of 2017, this one a lot closer to home. It … Read more