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Monday, November 24, 2014


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Increased role for big men on offense pays dividends for men's basketball against Loyola Chicago


Raymond Williams / The State News

Junior forward Matt Costello tries to pass the ball past Loyal guard Joe Crisman, 5, and forward Montel James, 24, to attempt a layup Nov. 21, 2014, at Breslin Center. The Spartans defeated the Ramblers, 87-52. Costello scored a total of 13 points and recovered 11 rebounds. Raymond Williams/The State News

Increased role for big men on offense pays dividends for men's basketball against Loyola Chicago



There was some speculation coming into the season on whether junior Matt Costello and sophomore Gavin Schilling could carry the load for MSU's big men. On Friday night, the Spartans were adamant about getting the ball in the paint through both players. ...

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Men's basketball returns home, defeats Loyola Chicago 87-52



The No. 19 men's basketball team bounced back from a 10-point loss against No. 4 Duke on Tuesday with an 87-52 home victory over Loyola Chicago Friday night. Five Spartans reached double figure, led by senior forward Branden Dawson who had 15 ... Read more



Izzo was what brought me to MSU



When assigned this column, I was troubled on what would be the best thing to focus on when addressing Tom Izzo.The subject could range anywhere from his great achievements on the court to what he’s done for this university to even what he’s done ... Read more


Notre Dame defeats women's basketball at home, 71-63



On a cold and snowy November night, No. 14 MSU and No. 3 Notre Dame kept Breslin Center toasty for 40 minutes of basketball, but the Irish pulled away towards the end, securing a 71-63 victory.The two teams got out to a quick start, as MSU sophomore ... Read more