Michigan St Rumors & News

  • Jaren Jackson to Michigan State: Spartans Land 5-Star PF Prospect

    Bleacher Report "Michigan State has secured one of the top players in the 2017 class with the addition of power forward Jaren Jackson Jr. Paul Biancardi of ESPN provided the news of the big man's decision. "I didn't plan it this way," Jackson said to Biancardi. "I have done all my homework on each school..." September 15

  • Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State to play in Champions Classic through 2019

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Champions Classic announced on Wednesday that Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Michigan State will continue playing in the four-team event through 2019. Initially launched in 2011, the event has become one of the staples of college basketball's opening Tuesday. New York City's Madison Square..." August 25

  • Michigan State adds 4-star C Thomas Kithier to 2018 class

    Michigan Live "When Thomas Kithier took the trip from Macomb to East Lansing on Tuesday, a simple recruiting visit to Michigan State was the only matter of business. Tour around. Watch some practice. Talk to coaches. The norm. Looking around, though, Kithier realized that he was where he wanted to..." August 05

  • Shaq wants son to play at Kentucky, Michigan State, or LSU

    ESPN "If it's up to Shaquille O'Neal, his son will play college basketball for LSU's Johnny Jones, Michigan State's Tom Izzo or Kentucky's John Calipari. During his weekly podcast, O'Neal said he wants Shareef O'Neal (ranked 51st in the 2018 class per RecruitingNation) to play for coaches who can..." June 29

  • Izzo: Deyonta Davis' draft slide 'a cautionary tale' for freshmen

    The Score "Deyonta Davis found out the hard way that there's nothing wrong with staying in school. The former Michigan State forward was thought to possess enough talent to sneak comfortably into the first round of the NBA draft, despite spending just one underwhelming season in East Lansing. That turned..." June 24

  • Tom Izzo On If Former Michigan State Star Draymond Green Is A “Dirty” Player

    College Spun "Draymond Green, with his NBA Finals suspension and groin-hitting tactics, has become the storyline of the NBA Playoffs. Golden State fans love him and the rest of the league seems to be starting to dislike him. Outside of his family, no one knows the Warriors’ star forward better than Tom..." June 14

  • Shaq's son Shareef O'Neal has favorite colleges picked out

    Sporting News "Shaquille O'Neal's son will likely follow in his father's footsteps, but don't expect him to go to his alma mater, LSU. Shareef O'Neal, a four-star power forward in the 2018 recruiting class, told his father he was interested in Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State, Shaq said on his podcast..." June 02

  • Michigan State transfer Bess spurns Akron for Saint Louis

    Michigan Live "Javon Bess may have finally found his new home. The Michigan State transfer has committed to St. Louis, according to a Thursday report from CBS Sports. After playing two seasons with the Spartans, Bess will now sit out one season and have two years of eligibility remaining for the Atlantic..." June 02

  • Ben Carter officially joins MSU basketball team

    Detroit News "Ben Carter is officially a member of the Michigan State basketball team. The graduate transfer from UNLV announced early in May that he intended to play his final season of eligibility at Michigan State and the school confirmed on Tuesday the 6-foot-9 forward will join the program for the..." June 01

  • Deyonta Davis plays like an NBA rim protector. Now he has to talk to like one

    SB Nation "A hoard of reporters leaned in with their microphones as Deyonta Davis slouched into his seat at the NBA Draft Combine. Questions were asked and Davis answered with a faint voice. Three minutes into the interview one reporter said, "It's like you need a microphone in front of you for us to hear..." May 27

  • Snoop Dogg: 'I wish I could've played for Coach Izzo'

    Michigan Live "Rapper Snoop Dogg is a diehard USC fan but has no hate in his heart for Michigan State University. "I love the S on the Spartans uniform because it represents Snoop Dogg," he laughed. Uplifting the Flint community during the water crisis was his main concern at Saturday's "Hoop 4 Water"..." May 23

  • Prosecution hints of 2nd victim in Mateen Cleaves sexual assault case

    Detroit Free Press "The prosecution dropped a bombshell during a hearing in the sexual assault case against former basketball star Mateen Cleaves today: There may be another person willing to come forward. Genesee County Special Prosecutor Lisa Lindsey said during a court hearing that her office received..." May 17

  • Michigan State transfer Javon Bess reportedly commits to Akron

    Michigan Live "Javon Bess is heading back to his home state. The former Michigan State guard has committed to play for Akron, according to a Sunday report from CBS. He chose Akron over his other finalist, St. Louis, according to previous reports. Per NCAA transfer rules, Bess will now have to sit out one..." May 15

  • Ben Carter to visit Michigan State Spartans

    The Only Colors "The college basketball transfer market is once again turning the offseason into free agency thanks to the graduate transfer rule. We're once again seeing solid players like UNLV's Ben Carter able to transfer from programs in disarray and look to end their collegiate careers in a better..." April 24

  • Spartans' Marvin Clark Jr. transfers to St. John's

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State forward Marvin Clark Jr. has transferred to St. John's, the Red Storm announced this morning. Under NCAA rules, he will have to sit out next season, then have two years of eligibility remaining. Clark announced his intention to transfer last month. “We are glad Marvin has..." April 20

  • Deyonta Davis to leave Michigan State, enter draft after one season

    ESPN "The 6-foot-10 Davis, who averaged 7.5 points and 5.5 rebounds this past season and set a freshman school record with 64 blocks, will sign with an agent. According to several NBA executives, Davis has a chance to be selected in the lottery during the NBA draft on June 23. Tom Izzo's previous..." April 12

  • Tom Izzo makes Basketball Hall of Fame

    Detroit News "The official announcement comes on Monday morning, but it appears Michigan State coach Tom Izzo will be part of this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. According to posts on Twitter from Tim Brando and John Feinstein, Izzo made the cut. Izzo is among 14 finalists and the..." April 04

  • MSU's Denzel Valentine named NABC Player of the Year

    Lansing State Journal "Add another major award for Denzel Valentine. The Michigan State senior from Lansing was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches' Player of the Year on Tuesday morning. Valentine already has been named the nation's best player by Basketball Times, USA Today, Sports Illustrated and..." March 29

  • Tom Izzo calls Marvin Clark, Javon Bess transfers an 'amicable divorce'

    Michigan Live "The pair of transfers Michigan State announced on Monday night amount to an "amicable divorce", according to Tom Izzo. Forwards Marvin Clark and Javon Bess will both transfer from Michigan State at the end of the semester, the school announced on Monday night. Speaking Tuesday morning on..." March 29