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Expectations are as high as they have ever been for the Michigan State Men’s basketball team. A year removed from a Final Four appearance in Minneapolis, the Spartans are widely regarded as the preseason favorites to cut the nets this upcoming April.
Many people remember the image. Michigan State freshman forward Aaron Henry walked off the court in the Spartans' opening NCAA Tournament game against the 15th-seeded Bradley Braves, only to be met by Tom Izzo before he could reach the bench.
Late Tuesday night Michigan State men's basketball received news that they would be adding another four star recruit to their 2020 recruiting class in the form of big man Mady Sissoko. MSU was able to beat out BYU, Kansas, and Memphis to land the No. 7 center in the nation, according to 247Sports.com.
CHICAGO — During the Big Ten Media Day Conference, BTN President Francois McGillicuddy announced that the network will broadcast a documentary focusing on the MSU and U-M rivalry.
DIMONDALE, Mich. — The fans were there to see Mark “Rocket” Watts, Michigan State’s freshman guard from Detroit, but it was a previous sensation that stole the show Thursday at the opening night of the Moneyball Pro-Am.
Consensus All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year Cassius Winston announced he's returning to Michigan State for his senior season, according to a release from the athletic department.
Nick Ward's time at Michigan State appears to have come to an end.
Mark "Rocket" Watts Jr. has officially signed to play Michigan State basketball after receiving offers from multiple other universities. Watts is the second recruit to sign for the Spartans, following Malik Hall.
Join men's basketball reporters Casey Harrison and Chase Michaelson for the final episode of this season's SNews Hoops. They'll break down the Final Four loss to Texas Tech and what next year may look like for the Spartans.
Michigan State redshirt senior Kenny Goins was selected, along with 64 seniors from across the nation, to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia. The tournament will be from April 17 to 20 at the Churchland High School Sports Complex in Portsmouth.
With the first round of NBA playoffs beginning Saturday night, here is a list of former Spartans to keep an eye on.
Let's make one thing clear: Michigan State basketball overachieved this season.
Just because Cassius Winston or Nick Ward might hire an agent in the coming weeks, it doesn't mean the two standouts are leaving Michigan State.
MINNEAPOLIS — For Virginia, perhaps the greatest thing about Monday night’s 85-77 overtime national championship victory over Texas Tech is that the Cavaliers can finally embrace their past.
MINNEAPOLIS — A difficult decision looms for Michigan State forward Nick Ward.
MINNEAPOLIS- After making it to the Final Four for the first time since 2015, the Spartans fell short with a 61-51 loss to Texas Tech.
MINNEAPOLIS — While tears ran down the faces of Michigan State players in the locker room at U.S. Bank Stadium, Cassius Winston did what he did all year.
MINNEAPOLIS — With 19 seconds left in Michigan State’s 61-51 Final Four loss to Texas Tech, coach Tom Izzo decided to pull the plug. He had asked so much of his two-man senior class — guard Matt McQuaid and forward Kenny Goins — that to ask for another 19 seconds, when defeat was all but certain, felt wrong.
On April 6, Michigan State opened the doors of Munn Ice Arena in order to host their official Final Four watch party. Dedicated fans of all ages were in the audience as the Spartans faced the Texas Tech Red Rangers.
MINNEAPOLIS — When shots were falling for Texas Tech, the run Michigan State was looking for to bring things back never came.