2/22/2015 When Illinois beat Michigan State just over two weeks ago, the Spartans missed 11 times at the free throw line, a 7 of 18 performance that Spartan coach Tom Izzo said cost them the game. Sunday night in Champaign, the Spartans (19-8, 10-4) got even,
2/22/2015 Michigan State takes on Illinois in Champaign on Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. Let's see what we're up against in the scheduled Big Ten rematch. It was just two weeks ago that Michigan State "on-the-bubble" talk was all the rage in both the national
2/21/2015 Michigan State senior Travis Trice said the key to his perceived improved level of play has as much to do with his teammates and him. "I felt like I had a pretty good game , but really, everybody around me had a good game and that made the difference,''
2/19/2015 Forbes was poised and collected following the Spartans' 80-67 victory at Michigan on Tuesday night, even though it was his turn to have a tough shooting night, as he made just 3-of-10 shot attempts including 1-of-7 from three. Forbes was also scolded by coach
2/19/2015 With two weeks remaining in the conference season, Wisconsin is free and clear of its league brethren at 11-1, while six teams sit between 9-4 and 7-6. Maryland, Michigan State, Purdue, Ohio State, Indiana and Illinois are still sorting things out
2/18/2015 Sophomore forward Gavin Schilling fights for the ball Feb. 17, 2015, at the start of the game against Michigan at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. The Spartans are leading against the Wolverines at halftime, 38-23.
2/18/2015 Michigan State and guard Travis Trice have won five of six after Tuesday's victory at Michigan. It also marked the Spartans' first regular-season sweep of the Wolverines since 2010.
2/17/2015 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Branden Dawson led Michigan State to its first win at Michigan in five years - and if he keeps playing like this, there's no telling how far the Spartans can go.
2/17/2015 Tom Izzo has talked more than once about some people not understanding why he's so demanding of his Michigan State men's basketball players. But anyone who has followed Branden Dawson's career can appreciate the lengths the Spartans' legendary
2/17/2015 The University of Michigan men's basketball team returns home to Crisler Center Tuesday night to battle intrastate rival Michigan State . ESPN will televise the game at 9 p.m. as part of the Super Tuesday package.
2/16/2015 Tom Izzo enjoys the unfriendly reception he gets in opposing arenas - the chants and the signs are part of what makes college basketball fun for the Michigan State coach. ''If we were 1-20 I wouldn't hear any of them, so somewhere it's complimentary.''
2/16/2015 Bubble Tracker: Dissecting the Big Ten's borderline teams Big Ten has the most projected NCAA tourney teams with eight entrees, yet only a few are safe. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1EhkpTU Michigan State Spartans guard/forward
2/15/2015 Draymond Green was back in the Breslin Center on Saturday, and he brought back that old "Day-Day" attitude that Michigan State coach Tom Izzo -- and now the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors -- love so much. In a word, the former Spartan player from
2/15/2015 Second attack in Copenhagen: Man is shot in head at synagogue and two policeman wounded just hours after lone wolf 'jihadi' kills one in Paris-style attack on free speech event at cafe EXCLUSIVE: Heartbroken lover of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller reveals his
2/14/2015 Denzel Valentine's game-winning 3-pointer felt almost scripted, it being Feb. 14 and all. Valentine was his team's top perimeter threat all day, and with time running out in yet another tight game, the Spartans were more than happy to see the junior setting
2/14/2015 Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine looks to pass while being guarded by Ohio State forward Sam Thompson in their Big Ten basketball game Tuesday January, 07, 2014 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. vs. Ohio State When: Noon Where:
2/13/2015 Earlier in the week, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo said the Spartans would be playing a box four zone, and one player on a man in order to compensate for Ohio State's freshman phenom D'Angelo Russell. "We're gonna play a box-and-one - box on him