Michigan State is two wins from repeating as Big Ten tournament champion. The Spartans face a big test Saturday at 4:10 p.m. against Ohio State. Follow the action from Chicago’s United Center right here as Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News provides live updates throughout the game.
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As Michigan State prepares to begin postseason play in the Big Ten tournament in Chicago, last year’s star got a chance to talk about his impressions of the Spartans. Rookie Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors dispatched the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday and before the game, Green talked at length with Vincent Goodwill of … Continue Reading →
Michigan just missed on a share of the Big Ten regular-season title and now embarks on its quest to claim the conference tournament championship with a first-round game against Penn State on Thursday at about 2:30 p.m. Follow the game here with updates from Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News.
When Michigan State faces Northwestern on Sunday evening in the regular-season finale, there is the potential for plenty to be on the line. If Michigan can knock off Indiana earlier on Sunday, the Spartans will be playing for at least a share of their fourth Big Ten championship in the past five seasons. It will … Continue Reading →
Michigan State and Michigan are both coming off tough losses, but that doesn’t diminish the significance of Sunday’s 4 p.m. showdown at the Crisler Center. Follow all the action here with regular posts by Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News.
For the bulk of this season, it didn’t appear Michigan State fans would have to worry about losing any players early to the NBA Draft. However, in recent weeks, some have wondered if junior Adreian Payne was beginning to play himself into a position where leaving early might become an option. But according to ESPN … Continue Reading →
Michigan State fans are no doubt looking forward to the stretch run of the season and thinking about another magical March. But while that is front and center for Tom Izzo and the Spartans, one eye is always looking toward the future. In other words, recruiting is always on the front burner and one of … Continue Reading →
Tom Izzo certainly wasn’t happy with the fact his team lost both of its games last week, but after Sunday’s loss at Ohio State, it wasn’t just the players he was disappointed with – he included himself in the criticism. The biggest issue against the Buckeyes was the ball screen defense, and on Monday’s Big … Continue Reading →
Michigan State faces a tough road test with a 4 p.m. game today against Ohio State. Follow the action here with live updates by Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News.
There’s no doubt there was plenty of hair pulling and nail-biting over Michigan State’s loss to Indiana on Tuesday. Not because the Spartans lost as much as this team again showed how good it can be by almost beating the top team in the nation on a night it simply did not play well. Is … Continue Reading →