12/21/2014 Texas Southern Upsets Michigan State In OTESPNMichigan State fans were giddy after rival Michigan was upset by the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Dec. 6, but now it's the Spartans who must deal with the aftermath of an almost unthinkable
12/21/2014 The Terps men's basketball team hopes to avoid the Big Ten struggles when it plays at Oklahoma State on Sunday. The Terps men's basketball team hopes to avoid the Big Ten struggles when it plays at Oklahoma State on Sunday.
12/21/2014 Coach Tom Izzo has donned many costumes for Midnight Madness at Michigan State: A member of Kiss, Iron Man, an astronaut and a Spartan from the movie "The 300."
12/21/2014 Texas Southern's Joshua Friar and Michigan State's Alvin Ellis III tangle for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich. Texas Southern won 71-64 in overtime.
12/21/2014 Head Coach Tom Izzo looks out to his players with associate head coach Dwayne Stephens and assistant coach Dane Fife Dec. 20, 2014, during a Spartan free-throw at the end of the second half during the game against Texas Southern at Breslin Center. The Spartans
12/20/2014 Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo lets an official know his feelings in the second half against Eastern Michigan at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Michigan State won the game over Eastern Michigan, 66-46.
12/20/2014 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Early in overtime, after a call went against his team, Texas Southern coach Mike Davis wandered down to the end of the bench, sat down and begin joking with some Michigan State fans a few feet away.
12/19/2014 There's little reason to believe Michigan State won't keep rolling Saturday night versus Texas Southern, but coach Tom Izzo will get another chance to scrutinize his frontcourt depth since the 25th-ranked Spartans will be without Branden Dawson.
12/19/2014 Call it bad-sounding news that could have been worse for Michigan State senior forward Branden Dawson, who has a fractured wrist, but may only have to miss two games. Michigan State's Branden Dawson has fractured wrist Call it bad-sounding news
12/18/2014 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State forward Branden Dawson has a non-displaced fracture on his left wrist and will miss the team's next two games.
12/18/2014 Senior guard Travis Trice passes the ball during the game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Dec. 6, 2014, at Breslin Center. The Spartans defeated the Golden Lions, 85-52.
12/17/2014 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State's Branden Dawson went up for what would have been an emphatic dunk - a brief highlight in a game without very many of them.
12/17/2014 This year's Michigan State team is not getting as much love as they usually do. While they have a surprising amount of talent and athleticism, they are a very young team that hasn't won a big game yet this season .
12/17/2014 Michigan State lost Keith Appling, Gary Harris and Adreian Payne from last season's national title contender, but the Spartans have remained in the top 25 in 2014-15 thanks in-part to the nation's most efficient team three-point shooting percentage.
12/17/2014 If EMU is going to try and be the best team in the state, they're going to have to beat State. It was just last week when Eastern Michigan pulled off a 3-point win over Michigan on their home floor.
12/16/2014 Michigan State traditionally has played a brutal nonconference schedule to provide early tests before it dives into Big Ten competition.
12/16/2014 Maryland, Penn State and Wisconsin enter this week's slate of Big Ten games with 10-1 records, while Ohio State is 8-1 on the season. The Nittany Lions are currently on an eight-game winning streak, Minnesota has won five consecutive games, while Maryland,
12/15/2014 Coming off a huge 45-42 upset win over the University of Michigan Wolverines, the Eastern Michigan men's basketball team looks to pull off yet another upset as they take on the Michigan State Spartans Wednesday night. The game is scheduled to