Thursday Apr 17
Lansing State Journal
Graham Couch: Branden Dawson's return gives Denzel Valentine's Spartans a chance
As the nation's most heralded recruits began turning down Tom Izzo one after another last year, the 2014-15 season loomed over Michigan State's basketball program like an expiration date.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Wednesday Evening Cardinal News And Notes
GoCards.com takes a look at Louisville's evolving offensive line . I saw some of the guys having dinner at BJ's by Oxmoor last night, and if their performance there is any indication, let's just say it ought to be an entertaining fall at PJCS.
Northern Michigan News
Spartan champion challenges students to be bigger than bullying
After every basketball practice, or sometimes before, Anthony Ianni would take aim from the free-throw line and shoot until he made a basket.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Blue Man Hoop
The Significance of Draymond Green in Today's NBA
One player that seems to get lost in the conversation when discussing recent draft prizes is Draymond Green.
What does the Elite 8 loss mean for Keith Appling's MSU basketball legacy?
Anyone who watches basketball on a regular basis should know that a point guard makes or breaks a team.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Keith Appling sends one tear-jerking text that Tom Izzo will never delete
Sunday, the tears belonged to Keith Appling as he confronted the end of his career at Michigan State following a 60-54 loss to Connecticut in the Elite Eight.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Keith Appling's final Michigan State moments marred by a mask of hands
Hunched over in the locker room following Michigan State's 64-50 loss to Connecticut in the Elite Eight, he summonsed all remaining energy to whisper answers from behind a two-handed mask.
Lansing State Journal
Joe Rexrode: How the 2013-14 Spartans will be remembered
The most devastated athlete I've ever encountered was Jordyn Wieber, in 2012 in London, after the world champion gymnast from DeWitt who did not qualify for the individual all-around final because of the senseless rule that only two members from each team can qualify .
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Gary Harris joins Michigan State's 1,000-point club, fourth in...
Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris joined the Spartans' 1,000-point club when he scored on a conventional three-point play at the 3:18 mark of the first half in the Sweet 16 NCAA tournament game against Virginia on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Report: Pistons could make offseason push for Michigan State's Tom Izzo
Former NBA player Jalen Rose uses his Grantland podcast to tell a lot of jokes - "champagning and campaigning" is one of the program's signature phrases.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Joe Rexrode: Spartans tell Tom Izzo to 'chill', then speak up, step up to reach Sweet 16
"Rrrrrrrrrr." According to Matt Costello's impersonation Saturday night in the Michigan State locker room, this is the sound Tom Izzo makes when he's angry in an MSU huddle.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Spartans 80, Crimson 73: Michigan State survives Harvard, clinches sixth Sweet 16 in seven years
That Jud Heathcote is on to something -- he really may be Michigan State's lucky charm in the confines of eastern Washington.
Jud Heathcote bringing his Spokane luck to Spartans once again
Beverly Heathcote told Jud it would never happen. No way would the NCAA tournament selection committee would bring Michigan State to their backyard.