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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan State beats rival Michigan for 4th straight timePlease enable Javascript to watch this video ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It was ha
Michigan State beats rival Michigan for 4th straight time
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 hours ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It was hard for Tom Izzo to pinpoint exactly why Michigan State had so many open shots from 3-point range against Michigan. All that really matters is the ball went in. "It's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Windsor: MSU's seniors speak loudly in rout of U-MThe Lansing State Journal's Graham Couch and Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press /
Windsor: MSU's seniors speak loudly in rout of U-M
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
The Lansing State Journal's Graham Couch and Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press / LSJ MSU beat writer Joe Rexrode and Free Press columnist Shawn Windsor analyze the Spartans' win Saturday in Ann Arbor. Life is good when you can sniff out what’s... Read more
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The Oakland Press
MSU rout of Michigan as revealing as it was embarrassingEarly this season, as Michigan State vaulted to the ranking of the nation’s No.
MSU rout of Michigan as revealing as it was embarrassing
The Oakland Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Early this season, as Michigan State vaulted to the ranking of the nation’s No.1 college basketball team, there was a sense it was fleeting. It’s just not like the Spartans to hit an apex before the Big Ten season starts in earnest. It was almost... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Pat Caputo - MSU rout of Michigan as revealing as it was embarrassingEarly this season, as Michigan State vaulted to the ranking of the nation�s No.
Pat Caputo - MSU rout of Michigan as revealing as it was embarrassing
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
Early this season, as Michigan State vaulted to the ranking of the nation�s No.1 college basketball team, there was a sense it was fleeting. It�s just not like the Spartans to hit an apex before the Big Ten season starts in earnest. It was almost... Read more
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CBS Sports
No. 10 Michigan State puts on best performance of year at rival MichiganNo. 11 Michigan State has as strong a resume as any other team in college baske
No. 10 Michigan State puts on best performance of year at rival Michigan
CBS Sports / Posted 9 hours ago
No. 11 Michigan State has as strong a resume as any other team in college basketball. With wins over Kansas, Louisville, Providence and Maryland, the Spartans have just been just terrific throughout the course of the season. So when I make this next... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Forbes, MSU sizzle from three in 89-73 rout of U-MShooters often top scouting reports because their long shots lift their teams e
Forbes, MSU sizzle from three in 89-73 rout of U-M
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
Shooters often top scouting reports because their long shots lift their teams emotionally, demoralize opponents and count for three points. It was easy to predict and obvious to see Saturday that Michigan sniper Duncan Robinson was the focus of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Forbes, MSU sizzle from three in 89-73 rout of U-MForbes (29 points) hits 7 of his 8 threes in 1st half; Valentine flirts with tr
Forbes, MSU sizzle from three in 89-73 rout of U-M
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Forbes (29 points) hits 7 of his 8 threes in 1st half; Valentine flirts with triple-double Shooters often top scouting reports because their long shots lift their teams emotionally, demoralize opponents and count for three points. It was easy to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Michigan-MSU rivalry has never been hotterIt’s a funny time to mention this considering Michigan State has won its past t
Michigan-MSU rivalry has never been hotter
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 hours ago
It’s a funny time to mention this considering Michigan State has won its past three men’s basketball games against Michigan, but the rivalry has never been better — or more intense. Point to football. To Twitter wars. To the residue from signing day... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Costello, Valentine post best years entering U-M finaleThey both nearly became Wolverines, but now these two seniors prepare for their
Costello, Valentine post best years entering U-M finale
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
They both nearly became Wolverines, but now these two seniors prepare for their last scheduled matchup against their biggest rival EAST LANSING – DeShawn Sims averaged 16.8 points and 7.6 rebounds as a Michigan senior big man the previous season,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Spartans, Wolverines meet for only time todayIn 2014, the Wolverines beat a banged-up Michigan State team twice en route to
Spartans, Wolverines meet for only time today
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
In 2014, the Wolverines beat a banged-up Michigan State team twice en route to a Big Ten title. Last season, it was Michigan that had major injury problems and lost twice to the Spartans. "I think there's been some bizarre injuries. And more than... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Rivalry: UM, MSU face offIn 2014, the Wolverines beat a banged-up Michigan State team twice en route to
Rivalry: UM, MSU face off
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
In 2014, the Wolverines beat a banged-up Michigan State team twice en route to a Big Ten title. Last season, it was Michigan that had major injury problems and lost twice to the Spartans. "I think there's been some bizarre injuries - and more than... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Windsor: Michigan-MSU rivalry has never been hotterThere are many factors as to why the Wolverines-Spartans fervor is so strong; b
Windsor: Michigan-MSU rivalry has never been hotter
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
There are many factors as to why the Wolverines-Spartans fervor is so strong; basketball a big part of that It’s a funny time to mention this considering Michigan State has won its past three men’s basketball games against Michigan, but the rivalry... Read more
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The State News
Top 5 games: Tom Izzo vs. John BeileinWhen No. 10 MSU heads to Ann Arbor Saturday to take on University of Michigan i
Top 5 games: Tom Izzo vs. John Beilein
The State News / Posted yesterday
When No. 10 MSU heads to Ann Arbor Saturday to take on University of Michigan it will be the 16th meeting between MSU coach Tom Izzo and U-M coach John Beilein, with Izzo holding a 9-6 advantage over the U-M coach. In Beilein's ninth year at U-M the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Injuries often a factor when Michigan State plays MichiganMichigan State coach Tom Izzo is seen during the second half of an NCAA college
Injuries often a factor when Michigan State plays Michigan
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is seen during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 96-62. (AP Photo/Al Goldis) ANN ARBOR >> Over the past couple seasons,... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Injuries often a factor when Michigan State plays MichiganMichigan State coach Tom Izzo is seen during the second half of an NCAA college
Injuries often a factor when Michigan State plays Michigan
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is seen during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 96-62. (AP Photo/Al Goldis) ANN ARBOR >> Over the past couple seasons,... Read more
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The State News
No. 10 MSU basketball prepares to clash with the Wolverines in Ann ArborThey all count as one win. That’s the old adage coaches and players will freque
No. 10 MSU basketball prepares to clash with the Wolverines in Ann Arbor
The State News / Posted yesterday
They all count as one win. That’s the old adage coaches and players will frequently attempt to use to tame the emotions of a rivalry game, but for MSU head coach Tom Izzo, a game against in-state rival University of Michigan is always more than just... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Conference Rankings Based on Final Four Potential in 2015-16 SeasonThe Big Ten has had at least one team make the Final Four each of the previous
Conference Rankings Based on Final Four Potential in 2015-16 Season
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
The Big Ten has had at least one team make the Final Four each of the previous four tournaments (including two in 2015) and six times in the last seven years. There are some new teams at or near the top of the standings than in years past, but that... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mailbag compares Harbaugh/Izzo “spectacles”Gene Simmons, Connor Cook, Marvin Clark and more in this week's edition It’s n
Mailbag compares Harbaugh/Izzo “spectacles”
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Gene Simmons, Connor Cook, Marvin Clark and more in this week's edition It’s not often I get mailbag questions from Michigan fans … but when I do, and they’re not profane, I run ‘em! *Have all the Spartan fans criticizing U-M's "spectacle"... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
50% off theLooking for a gift for someone that loves Spartan Basketball? The Free Press a
50% off the
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Looking for a gift for someone that loves Spartan Basketball? The Free Press and Lansing State Journal joined forces to publish "Mr. March, " an insider's look at 20 years of Michigan State glory under coach Tom Izzo in hardcover form! In 128... Read more
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ESPN
Time to give Oklahoma's Buddy Hield the Wooden AwardThere are 38 days until Selection Sunday. Whether that seems like a long time p
Time to give Oklahoma's Buddy Hield the Wooden Award
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
There are 38 days until Selection Sunday. Whether that seems like a long time probably depends on your perspective (or how close your favorite team is to the NCAA tournament bubble). Wherever you stand on the meaning of time, we can at least agree... Read more
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The State News
MSU men's basketball seniors look to go out on top against U-MNo matter the sport, time of year or talent of team, whenever MSU and the Unive
MSU men's basketball seniors look to go out on top against U-M
The State News / Posted 3 days ago
No matter the sport, time of year or talent of team, whenever MSU and the University of Michigan take each other on, the game matters a little bit more. “I’m going to put all the pressure I can put on them,” MSU head coach Tom Izzo said. “If they... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville's signature win over UNC impresses scoutsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – About 20 NBA scouts assembled at the KFC Yum! Center M
Louisville's signature win over UNC impresses scouts
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – About 20 NBA scouts assembled at the KFC Yum! Center Monday night. They set their schedules around the arrival of North Carolina, the nation’s second-ranked team. They departed Second and Main streets chattering about... Read more
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The State News
When an MSU basketball player gets injured, they look no further than Dr. ShinglesIn 2011, Branden Dawson scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in his first
When an MSU basketball player gets injured, they look no further than Dr. Shingles
The State News / Posted 4 days ago
In 2011, Branden Dawson scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in his first ever game as a Spartan. Dawson was a promising young player for head coach Tom Izzo and his explosive athleticism and springs for feet had NBA scouts tuning in. But on... Read more
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The Alpena News
Triples lift MSUBy NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — After three consecutive victo
Triples lift MSU
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING — After three consecutive victories, Michigan State has reached a break in its schedule, and the Spartans will have five days off before facing rival Michigan next weekend. “This week we won’t work on... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Spartans shoot 17 triples in 96-62 rout"This week we won't work on shooting," coach Tom Izzo said. "We'll work on tryi
Spartans shoot 17 triples in 96-62 rout
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
"This week we won't work on shooting," coach Tom Izzo said. "We'll work on trying to guard somebody." The 12th-ranked Spartans tied a school record with 17 3-pointers in a 96-62 victory over Rutgers on Sunday night. Bryn Forbes scored all 18 of his... Read more
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The State News
Izzo disappointed in defense despite 34-point, record-tying victoryThe No. 12 MSU men's basketball team (19-4, 6-4 Big Ten) has been shooting ligh
Izzo disappointed in defense despite 34-point, record-tying victory
The State News / Posted 6 days ago
The No. 12 MSU men's basketball team (19-4, 6-4 Big Ten) has been shooting lights out the last two games. What started as a 16-for-26 performance from beyond the arc in a victory over Northwestern on Thursday night, continued on Sunday against... Read more
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The State News
Final: MSU dominates Rutgers 96-62, ties school record for 3-pointers in a gameFor the second straight game, an onslaught of 3-pointers helped the No. 12 MSU
Final: MSU dominates Rutgers 96-62, ties school record for 3-pointers in a game
The State News / Posted 6 days ago
For the second straight game, an onslaught of 3-pointers helped the No. 12 MSU men's basketball team (19-4, 6-4 Big Ten) to a decisive victory. This time, it was a 17-for-32 shooting performance from beyond the arc to help the Spartans to a 96- 62... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Coaches Raise Money For CancerEvery year Tom Izzo and other basketball coaches around the country help raise
Coaches Raise Money For Cancer
News 10 WILX / Posted 8 days ago
Every year Tom Izzo and other basketball coaches around the country help raise money for cancer research. Today the staff at Auto Owners Insurance got in on the act. They were allowed to wear sneakers to work in exchange for a five dollar donation... Read more
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SportingNews
Roy Williams goes berserk over ESPN's 'Green Room' coverageRoy Williams, like many fans of college basketball, enjoys watching games when
Roy Williams goes berserk over ESPN's 'Green Room' coverage
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
Roy Williams, like many fans of college basketball, enjoys watching games when he's not working. And like many fans, Williams is fed up with all of ESPN's "green room" talk regarding the nation's best players and the NBA Draft. ESPN, led mainly by... Read more
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The News & Observer
Roy Williams on ESPN green room talk: The most ridiculous freakin’ thing I’ve ever seen | News & Observer January 29, 2016 3:27 PM Roy Williams unhappy with...
Roy Williams on ESPN green room talk: The most ridiculous freakin’ thing I’ve ever seen
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer January 29, 2016 3:27 PM Roy Williams unhappy with... Read more
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The Alpena News
Spartans dial long distance to thump NorthwesternBy JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer EVANSTON, Ill. — The 15 turnovers bothered Mich
Spartans dial long distance to thump Northwestern
The Alpena News / Posted 8 days ago
By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer EVANSTON, Ill. — The 15 turnovers bothered Michigan State coach Tom Izzo very much. Same for the Spartans’ disparity at the line against Northwestern, and a few issues with the shot clock. The shooting was very... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Small ball: Guards 6 feet and shorter take over scoring raceSome of college basketball's smallest players are putting up some of its bigges
Small ball: Guards 6 feet and shorter take over scoring race
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
Some of college basketball's smallest players are putting up some of its biggest numbers. One of the funkier quirks of a season full of them is that four of the country's top five scorers entering Friday's games were 6 feet tall or shorter. At... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Small ball: Guards 6 feet and shorter take over scoring raceSome of college basketball's smallest players are putting up some of its bigges
Small ball: Guards 6 feet and shorter take over scoring race
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
Some of college basketball's smallest players are putting up some of its biggest numbers. One of the funkier quirks of a season full of them is that four of the country's top five scorers entering Friday's games were 6 feet tall or shorter. At... Read more
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The State News
Tom Izzo moves to second all-time for wins by a Big Ten head coachWhen Tom Izzo superseded Jud Heathcote as head coach of the Spartans in 1995, n
Tom Izzo moves to second all-time for wins by a Big Ten head coach
The State News / Posted 8 days ago
When Tom Izzo superseded Jud Heathcote as head coach of the Spartans in 1995, nobody could have predicted the level of success MSU would see. And now, after 21 seasons, seven Final Four appearances and a national championship, Izzo has moved past... Read more
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The State News
MSU men's basketball storms past Northwestern on the road, 76-45No. 12 MSU defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 76-45 Thursday night to push head
MSU men's basketball storms past Northwestern on the road, 76-45
The State News / Posted 9 days ago
No. 12 MSU defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 76-45 Thursday night to push head coach Tom Izzo ahead of former-Purdue coach Gene Keady for second most wins by a Big Ten coach. Izzo is now 33-4 against Northwestern over his career. MSU was led by... Read more
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The News & Observer
Photo Gallery : The Day's Best |01.28.16 | News & Observer Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans
Photo Gallery : The Day's Best |
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
01.28.16 | News & Observer Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gets into the ear of Matt McQuaid #20 during a game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Welsh-Ryan Arena on January 28, 2016 in Evanston,... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Coach tends to goat and other Scuttle stuff, Jan. 28, 2016 ScuttleBurt ... Area high school coach is tending to an ailing goat in his b
Coach tends to goat and other Scuttle stuff, Jan. 28, 2016
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
ScuttleBurt ... Area high school coach is tending to an ailing goat in his basement. Film at 11 ... From the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy, on the AFC Championship between Denver and New... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
IU SportsBOZICH | NCAA Tournament projections, resumes for Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana
IU Sports
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
BOZICH | NCAA Tournament projections, resumes for Louisville, Kentucky, IndianaBOZICH | NCAA Tournament projections, resumes for Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana Louisville has the best NCAA Tournament resume of the three local schools. Stock up?... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
UK SportsBOZICH | Kentucky looks Kansas-ready while burying MissouriBOZICH | Kentucky lo
UK Sports
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
BOZICH | Kentucky looks Kansas-ready while burying MissouriBOZICH | Kentucky looks Kansas-ready while burying Missouri Kentucky looked ready for its trip to Kansas Saturday while beating Missouri Wednesday night. Kentucky extended its winning... Read more
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The State News
Austin Thornton makes an impact, from walk-on to graduate assistantAustin Thornton has always had a knack for shooting. Playing in high school at
Austin Thornton makes an impact, from walk-on to graduate assistant
The State News / Posted 10 days ago
Austin Thornton has always had a knack for shooting. Playing in high school at Cedar Springs High School, he averaged 26 points per game his senior season, shooting 49.8 percent from the field and 86.3 percent from the free-throw line. In fact, he... Read more
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The State News
MSU and Northwestern tip off Thursday in the heart of Big Ten playWith only 10 games left in the regular season, the No. 12 MSU men's basketball
MSU and Northwestern tip off Thursday in the heart of Big Ten play
The State News / Posted 10 days ago
With only 10 games left in the regular season, the No. 12 MSU men's basketball team (17-4, 4-4 Big Ten) is looking at every game as an important one. And after dropping three straight games and bouncing back with a big home victory against a... Read more
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SportingNews
Flint high school hoops dramatically impacted by water crisisGlen Rice, Trent Tucker, Roy Marble and "The Flintstones" are among a legion of
Flint high school hoops dramatically impacted by water crisis
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
Glen Rice, Trent Tucker, Roy Marble and "The Flintstones" are among a legion of notable basketball players from Michigan’s seventh-largest city. Flint’s water crisis is national news and has prompted Michigan State coach Tom Izzo to plead for help... Read more
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The State News
Izzo starting to see solid defense and rebounding from his SpartansDefense and rebounding — these are the aspects of basketball MSU head coach Tom
Izzo starting to see solid defense and rebounding from his Spartans
The State News / Posted 11 days ago
Defense and rebounding — these are the aspects of basketball MSU head coach Tom Izzo expects his players to excel in. And at his press conference Monday, Izzo said the team is finally starting to show him they understand why. "Well you know, I... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No. 7 Maryland beaten up on boards in 74-65 loss to No. 11 Michigan StateMaryland had Michigan State seemingly right where it wanted Saturday night at t
No. 7 Maryland beaten up on boards in 74-65 loss to No. 11 Michigan State
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Maryland had Michigan State seemingly right where it wanted Saturday night at the Breslin Center. The No. 7 Terps had momentum after turning a six-point halftime deficit into a four-point lead. They had the No. 11 Spartans in foul trouble and they... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Ole Miss Men Host Auburn WednesdayOle Miss Game Notes - Auburn Ole Miss (12-7, 2-5 SEC) vs. Auburn (9-9, 3-4 SEC
Ole Miss Men Host Auburn Wednesday
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 days ago
Ole Miss Game Notes - Auburn Ole Miss (12-7, 2-5 SEC) vs. Auburn (9-9, 3-4 SEC) Date: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 Time: 6:00 p.m. CT Location: Oxford, Miss. Arena: The Pavilion at Ole Miss (9,051) Television: SEC Network Dave Neal,... Read more
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ESPN
McMenamin: Lue's balancing act showed why he was Cavs' guyCLEVELAND -- The first words David Griffin heard on the other end of the line w
McMenamin: Lue's balancing act showed why he was Cavs' guy
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
CLEVELAND -- The first words David Griffin heard on the other end of the line when he made an outgoing call to Los Angeles during his coaching search in the summer of 2014 caught him off-guard. "Thank god," said Doc Rivers, the Clippers' coach, upon... Read more
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The State News
Izzone answers the call with electric energy SaturdayThe Izzone has been heralded as one of the most rambunctious student fanbases i
Izzone answers the call with electric energy Saturday
The State News / Posted 12 days ago
The Izzone has been heralded as one of the most rambunctious student fanbases in the country ever since MSU head coach Tom Izzo took over the position in 1995. But, after two home losses to Iowa and Nebraska, MSU fans were beginning to question the... Read more
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ESPN
The Floor Is Yours: Is this parity or bad basketball?After his Maryland squad suffered a 74-65 loss at Michigan State on Saturday, M
The Floor Is Yours: Is this parity or bad basketball?
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
After his Maryland squad suffered a 74-65 loss at Michigan State on Saturday, Mark Turgeon said something that summed up both the evening and the season. "I thought Michigan State was terrific tonight," he said of a Spartans team that had lost three... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Spartans end skid, knock off TerpsThe slumping shooting guard bounced back and No. 11 Michigan State did, too. F
Spartans end skid, knock off Terps
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
The slumping shooting guard bounced back and No. 11 Michigan State did, too. Forbes scored 25 points and Denzel Valentine had 19 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Spartans in a 74-65 win over No. 7 Maryland on Saturday night. "I... Read more
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The State News
Nike Hyper Elite 'Mean Green' jerseys befitting for Izzo and playersWith ESPN College GameDay in town to showcase the matchup between MSU and Maryl
Nike Hyper Elite 'Mean Green' jerseys befitting for Izzo and players
The State News / Posted 13 days ago
With ESPN College GameDay in town to showcase the matchup between MSU and Maryland, the No. 11 Spartans (17-4, 4-4 Big Ten) broke out the "Mean Green" Nike Hyper Elite Disruption uniforms. There were mixed perceptions among fans about the jerseys,... Read more
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