Tyler Harris, Tobias’ younger brother, highlights Tuesday’s workouts for Pistons

Pre-draft workout season is official underway in Detroit. After taking a look at the likes of Michigan State’s Matt Costello last week, the Pistons welcomed a new group of second round draft possibilities on Tuesday, one of which had a particularly close tie to the organization. Tyler Harris, a 6-foot-10, 228-pound forward, is coming off a … 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

Michigan defeats Indiana 72-69 on Chatman’s three with 0.2 seconds left

In the first game of the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Championship tournament, the Michigan Wolverines squared off with the Indiana Hoosiers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Needing to win to impress the selection committee, Michigan played like a team who wants to be on the big stage in March. Kameron Chatman‘s three-pointer with 0.2 seconds … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – Big Ten

[tps_header]Traditionally, the Big Ten is always among the best conferences in college basketball and this year is no exception. With as many as eight possible teams earning tournament bids, the conference is as deep as it has been in years. But before we can think about the Big Dance, Big Ten teams have to show they … Read more

Denzel Valentine’s Day helps Spartans roll past Indiana, 88-69

One year ago on Valentine’s Day, then-junior Denzel Valentine broke the hearts of Ohio State fans with a 3-pointer at the buzzer to down the Buckeyes. A year later, Valentine and the No. 8 Michigan State Spartans were back home, this time welcoming in the Big Ten leading yet unranked Indiana Hoosiers. Same day, just a different year, Valentine … Read more

First half drought too much to overcome for Michigan in 80-67 defeat

Fresh off a four-game win streak, Michigan hosted Indiana at Crisler Arena on Tuesday night for a battle between two of the top four teams in the Big Ten Conference standings. A first half that included a 25-0 run in favor of the Hoosiers proved to be a hole too big for the Wolverines to … Read more

B1G Tournament Day 3: Spartans advance; Top four seeds to semis

It was quarterfinals action in Chicago at the B1G Tournament on Friday. The top four seeds in the conference got their first taste of postseason play. There were plenty of big story lines on Friday too with all eight remaining teams in the conference tournament, so let’s recap today’s action.

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B1G Tournament: Day 2 recap

The second round of the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament took place on Thursday, with four games on the slate. Among the teams in action today were the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Minnesota Golden Gophers, who won their first round game on Wednesday. Two NCAA Tournament “bubble” teams also played on Thursday, as the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Indiana Hoosiers are fighting for an automatic bid into the big dance. Let’s recap today’s B1G action in Chicago.

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No Dawson? No problem for Spartans

In the regular season finale against Indiana, the Michigan State Spartans looked to gain some momentum going into next week’s Big Ten Tournament in Chicago. Spartans head coach Tom Izzo decided to play it safe with star forward and double-double machine Branden Dawson on Saturday, who took a blow to the head Wednesday against the Purdue. Despite his absence, Michigan State … Read more