Mike Garland is so known for his stories, his true-life tales that rival any concocted by John Singleton or Spike Lee, that both players and media members had the same reaction when asked about them.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has preached two things about defense all season: it travels and it wins championships.
By now, you've seen Gabe Brown and Marcus Bingham Jr.'s herky-jerky celebration known as "Go Crazy, Go Stupid." The two freshmen tighten their fists, straighten their arms, and throw them back and forth while shrieking.
For Texas Tech coach Chris Beard, whose team faces Michigan State in the Final Four Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium, he is forgoing something sacred.
The red pantones differ by exactly fifteen shades — PMS 186 for one, and PMS 201 for the other. It would take 16 hours to traverse the 1,070 miles between Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana and United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
The run came long before the green and white confetti fell on the makeshift stage at Capital One Arena to celebrate Michigan State’s 68-67 win over Duke in the NCAA tournament East regional final.
With 4.3 seconds remaining, Xavier Tillman stood at the right corner of Duke's baseline and gave a nod to Cassius Winston.
The day before Kenny Goins hit the biggest shot of his life, in the bowels of Capital One Arena, he interrupted junior point guard Cassius Winston’s press conference to ask his own question.
Senior forward Kenny Goins hit a three-pointer with 34 seconds remaining to help send the second-seeded Michigan State Spartans to their 10th Final Four, and eighth under coach Tom Izzo, 68-67 over top overall seed Duke.
When he fell to the ground with 6:57 remaining in Michigan State’s 80-63 Sweet Sixteen victory over LSU Friday night, Nick Ward was concerned.