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The News Tribune
Michigan State point guard Keith Appling's back with confidence in victory over Iowa
The last game of the season at Breslin Center, an 86-76 win for No. 22 Michigan State over No.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Adreian Payne's Senior Night escort? Lacey Holsworth
Lacey Holsworth is an eight-year old battling cancer that just so happened to form a beautiful, heart-warming friendship with Adreian Payne, Michigan State's star center that she calls 'Superman'.
Maddux Sports Blog
Big Ten College Basketball Picks: #24 Iowa Hawkeyes at #22 Michigan State Spartans
However, both teams have struggled recently and both badly need a win to regain momentum before next week's Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis.
Mike Hlas wrote a new blog post: Fun Facts: Iowa-Michigan State
3. Five key Spartan players have lost at least three games to injury or illness this season.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Detroit News
ESPN's Ford has Michigan's Nik Stauskas going No. 15 to Celtics
Nik Stauskas' rise on NBA draft projections continues. The Michigan guard is matched with the Celtics at the No.
Michigan State Basketball: Pride, Reputation at Stake as Spartans Enter March
22-ranked Spartans plummet for weeks - the 53-46 home loss to Illinois on Saturday only punctuated matters.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Scott Dochterman wrote a new blog post: Iowa, MSU limping toward the postseason
Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery shakes hands with Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo before an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.
Detroit Free Press
Izzo doesn't expect March magic, but does expect deep run
Talkin' Spartans: Izzo believes team can still win...: LSJ's Graham Couch and Freep's Joe Rexrode breakdown Tom Izzo's Monday press conference coming off the loss to Illinois.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Mike Hlas wrote a new blog post: Big Ten basketball: Things have gotten weird
I have a theory: Some of the better Big Ten men's basketball squads got burned out in February.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Michigan plays with confidence, while Michigan State struggles to find comfort
Sometimes, the hurting helps. You see it often in sports but especially in college basketball, where memorable runs burst seemingly out of nowhere, and can end just as quickly.
The Des Moines Register
Rick Brown: Devyn Marble deserves to be in Big Ten player of year talks
Iowa's basketball team was preparing for its overseas trip to Europe in August when assistant coach Kirk Speraw challenged Devyn Marble.
Detroit Free Press
Hey Joe: An attempt to help MSU fans organize their hoops angst
Talkin' Spartans: The state of MSU hoops right now: Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch and Gannett Michigan MSU beat writer Joe Rexrode break down MSU's loss to Illinois and discuss the state of the Spartans.
Illini knock off Spartans, 53-46
The Fighting Illini have held four consecutive opponents to fewer than 50 points for the first time since the 1947-48 season, according to STATS LLC. Illinois has three straight victories for the first time since winning four in a row from Dec. 21 to Jan. 4. That successful stretch included a win over then-No.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Nothing but Madness for Spartans
This latest loss to the Illini has Tom Izzo and the Spartans losers in three of their last four contests.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Men's basketball tipoff: Illinois at No. 18 Michigan State
* Coaches: MSU -- Tom Izzo is 461-184 in his 19th season, all with the Spartans.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Tom Izzo: Healthy MSU has talent, hunger to win it all
You hear it often these days, and should prepare to hear it even more. Tom Izzo hears it too, and doesn't mind saying it.
CBT Roundtable: Most Important Player heading into the NCAA tournament
In today's Roundtable, we will each make a pick as to who is the most important player in the National Title race.
Branden Dawson will return for Michigan State's game vs....
Dawson has been sidelined with a broken hand since Thursday, Jan. 23 and has missed nine straight games.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Michigan beats Michigan St 79-70 for league lead
"He's looking for a perfect play all the time, and shooters got to shoot it," Beilein said.