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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:06:00 EDTThere may be times, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said, when the Spartans start four freshmen this season. Grinz On Green takes a look at MSU's freshmen and the way they've immediately become a part of the family.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:45:00 EDTThe Michigan State men’s basketball team is ranked No. 9 in the USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll. The Spartans are one of five Big Ten teams ranked, joining No. 10 Wisconsin, No. 12 Indiana, No. 15 Purdue and No. 21 Maryland.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:35:00 EDTView a full transcript of the Tom Izzo press conference along with player quotes from Thursday's media day activities.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:03:00 EDTMichigan State freshman forward Miles Bridges has been named to the 2017 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award Watch List. The annual honor is in its third year and recognizes the top power forwards in Division I men’s college basketball. Bridges is one of 20 players to be named to the watch list, as selected by a national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:04:00 EDTMichigan State senior guard Eron Harris has been named to the 2017 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award Watch List. The annual honor is in its third year and recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men’s college basketball. Harris is one of 20 players to be named to the watch list, as selected by a national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:54:00 EDTThe Michigan State men and women's basketball teams were featured in the annual MSU Madness at the Breslin Center on Friday night. Fans were given an opportunity to get an early look at the 2016-17 teams, as the night was capped off with a scrimmage by both teams.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:22:00 EDTTom Izzo, who recently was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, is adding another award to a growing list of honors as the Michigan State coach.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:52:00 EDTHead coach Tom Izzo addressed the media on Thursday morning in Washington, D.C. at Big Ten Men's Basketball Media Day.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:42:00 EDTMichigan State Madness will be held on Friday, Oct. 14. MSU’s annual event celebrates the beginning of the 2016-17 season for both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Doors to the Breslin Center will open at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:25:00 EDTThe Michigan State men's basketball team had the first official practice of the 2016-17 season today. Head coach Tom Izzo addressed the media prior to practice to discuss the upcoming year.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:06:00 EDTIn honor of the winningest coach in Spartan Basketball history, Michigan State Athletics will name a portion of the on-going renovations at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in recognition of men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo, pending Board of Trustee approval.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:47:00 EDTESPN Events announced on Thursday that Michigan State will be one of 16 teams to participate in the PK80 – Phil Knight Invitational. The 16-team, early-season men’s college basketball tournament honor Nike co-founder and 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Phil Knight in advance of his 80th birthday.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:28:00 EDTTom Izzo was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sept. 9. Throughout a weekend full of different events, there were several moments that captured national attention. But sometimes the best moments are the little ones.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 09:35:00 EDTAs a player at Northern Michigan, Tom Izzo dreamed of becoming a coach someday. But he never, in his wildest dreams, imagined that he would ever be a member of the Hall of Fame. That, however, became his reality on Friday night.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 09:58:00 EDTOn Thursday, in the birthplace of basketball, Tom Izzo received the first initiation of his membership to an exclusive club, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame -- a finely tailored sports coat in basketball orange, of course.