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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.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:42:00 EDTCoach Izzo will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame Friday night at 7:30 p.m. (NBATV). Grinz On Green looks at some of the early influences in his career.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:25:00 EDTMichigan State released the 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule on Thursday, Aug. 25. The slate features 15 teams that appeared in the 2016 postseason, including 11 opponents that played in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. In addition, nine opponents are ranked in either the ESPN or CBS Sports Preseason Top 25.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:37:00 EDTESPN announced Wednesday that the State Farm Champions Classic will be renewed through the 2019 season. The doubleheader, which began in 2011, will be played in Chicago (2017), Indianapolis (2018) and New York City (2019) and feature Michigan State along with Duke, Kansas and Kentucky.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:18:00 EDTDraymond Green became the third Spartan to win an Olympic Gold Medal in men’s basketball when Team USA defeated Serbia, 96-66, Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:36:00 EDTDraymond Green will look to become the third Spartan to win an Olympic Gold Medal in men’s basketball when the USA faces Serbia Sunday (2:45 p.m. ET) in Rio de Janiero. The game will be televised on NBC.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:47:00 EDTThree former members of the Michigan State men's basketball team have been participating with USA Basketball for the past week in Las Vegas. Draymond Green (2008-12) is on the Men's National Team. Gary Harris (2012-14) and Denzel Valentine (2012-16) are with the Men's Select Team