Detroit Free Press
ESPN writer: Michigan State basketball has No. 4 ranked backcourt in nation
It's been a while since Michigan State basketball took the court - Dec. 4, as a matter of fact - and we still have to wait a couple more days until they face Oakland on Saturday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Likely new No. 1 Arizona's next test against Michigan
John Beilein called it a sort of. On his "Inside Michigan Basketball" radio show Wednesday night, the Michigan basketball coach was discussing his team's challenging nonconference schedule.
The Detroit News
Roy Williams gets upper hand on Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, again
East Lansing -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has had his share of victories in his 19 seasons as a head coach.
The News Journal
North Carolina knocks off No. 1 Michigan State
Would you trust a survey from a company that manufactures "Fresh Balls?" Dear reader, we leave this to your judgement.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Michigan State is wary of North Carolina
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo summed up the first few weeks of the season in a way that, it seems, only he can.
Previewing Michigan State
North Carolina's draw in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge is a trip to East Lansing to face No.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Michigan State Basketball: Stock Watch for Spartans Starters
After rolling through November without much of a hitch, Michigan State enters December as one of the most dynamic teams in the land.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Inside Bay Area
College basketball: No. 4 Arizona beats No. 6 Duke for NIT Season Tip-Off title
Nick Johnson scored all but two of his 15 points in the second half and No. 4 Arizona beat No.
The Washington Post
Top 25 Capsules
Keith Appling came off the bench to score 17 points and Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice added 15 apiece Friday to power Michigan State to a 98-65 victory over Mount St. Mary's and help the Spartans continue their domination of non-conference opponents at home during November.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
College basketball results, Nov. 29
With leading scorer Nik Stauskas out, No. 22 Michigan was looking for an offensive spark against Coppin State.
Appling helps No. 1 MSU top Mount St. Mary's 98-65
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Thu Nov 28, 2013
Detroit Free Press
MSU hoops knows they wear a target as No. 1
Unbeaten, secure at No. 1 and aware now what that ranking will inspire from opponents, the Michigan State men's basketball team has transitioned to self-help mode.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Boys basketball preview: Gahanna's Javon Bess is driven
Javon Bess, going to the basket in practice, led Gahanna to a 22-6 record and a regional final as a junior last season.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
For No. 1 Michigan State, break in schedule comes at right time
As college basketball teams are busy playing in holiday tournaments, Tom Izzo is glad his team will play once this week - at home Friday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
No. 1 Michigan State captures Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title with 87-76 win against Oklahoma
Michigan State will not only go home with the Coaches vs. Classic championship trophy and T-shirts after an 87-76 win against Oklahoma, but also a lesson in what can happen if it doesn't play a full 40 minutes.
Hokies Have No Payne Relief, Michigan State, Fall 96-77 in New York
The most important takeaway from last night's blowout loss to #1 Michigan State, is that Tom Izzo , the well-respected coach for Michigan State was quoted as saying: "Virginia Tech is going to be decent."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
This Hour: Latest Michigan sports
Keith Appling matched a career high with 25 points to help No. 1 Michigan State pull away to beat Portland 82-67 on Monday night in its first game as a top-ranked team in 13 years.
West Hawaii Today
Vulcans drop opener
With nine first-year players, University of Hawaii at Hilo women's basketball unveiled a look much different than the team that reached the playoffs last season.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Southern Miss moves to 3-0
Aaron Brown scored 18 points and Jeremiah Eason had 15 as Southern Miss ran its record to 3-0 with a 70-69 win at North Dakota State.