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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:30:00 EDTMichigan State guard/forward Miles Bridges has been selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Seven First Team, as announced by the NABC today.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:47:00 EDTFor the Cliff Notes version of Michigan State’s basketball season, look no further than the Spartans’ second round contest against Kansas. Having seen some encouraging signs against the Jayhawks, MSU is eagerly looking ahead to 2017-18.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:52:00 EDTJosh Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half to help Kansas pull away late and reach the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:42:00 EDTTwenty-four hours earlier, Michigan State was a much different team. Following a come-from-behind impressive victory over Miami, the young Spartan squad showed it was still learning valuable lessons.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:06:00 EDTMichigan State men's basketball players Miles Bridges, Alvin Ellis III and Tum Tum Nairn Jr., along with head coach Tom Izzo addressed the media at a press conference at the BOK Center on Saturday afternoon to discuss Sunday's upcoming second round matchup with top-seeded Kansas. Below is a complete transcript of the press conference, along with select quotes from the team's open locker room session.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:18:00 EDTMichigan State faces Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans andJayhawks are meeting for the third straight season and the fourth time in the last fi ve years. Itis the fi rst NCAA Tournament meeting between MSU and KU since the 2009 Sweet 16, whenthe Spartans claimed a 67-62 victory.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 04:17:00 EDTMichigan State got its bad stretch of basketball against Miami out of the way early in its NCAA Tournament first-round game at the BOK Center Friday night.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:39:00 EDTMichigan State is now 24-7 in its first game of the tournament. Since the field expanded in 1985, the Spartans are 20-7 in the round of 64, including 15-5 under Tom Izzo.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:08:00 EDTNick Ward scored 19 points to help Michigan State atone for last season's early NCAA Tournament disappointment with an opening-round 78-58 victory over Miami on Friday night. The ninth-seeded Spartans (20-14) trailed by as many 12 points in the first half before blitzing past the stunned Hurricanes (21-12) the rest of the way, using a 20-2 first half run to take control for good. Ward made his first six shots and finished 8 of 9 from the field, while Miles Bridges was 8 of 12 and added 18 points in the win. Joshua Langford had 13 points for Michigan State.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:44:00 EDTMichigan State met with the media in Tulsa on Thursday in advance of Friday's NCAA Tournament First Round game vs. Miami.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:10:00 EDTMichigan State's freshman class has received a lot of attention from media and fans this season. But without the play of Alvin Ellis III, MSU's lone healthy four-year senior, the Spartans wouldn't be playing in their 20th straight NCAA Tournament.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:21:00 EDTIt's no secret the Spartans aren't the most experienced team in the NCAA Tournament. But that youthful energy and excitement could also be benefit for Michigan State as it makes its 20th straight tournament appearance.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDTMichigan State is making its 20th straight trip to the NCAA Tournament under Coach Tom Izzo, marking the nation’s third longest active streak. The Spartans are the No. 9 seed in the Midwest Region and will open against No. 8 Miami. This is the 31st NCAA Tournament appearance all-time for MSU.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:24:00 EDTMichigan State head coach Tom Izzo addressed the media at his weekly press conference on Tuesday, March 14 to preview Friday's NCAA Tournament First Round game vs. No. 8 seed Miami.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 23:28:00 EDTLet’s put Michigan State’s upcoming 20th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament in perspective and give it some texture.