Michigan St Rumors & News

  • Spartans slam Youngstown State

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Josh Langford scored 15 points to lead four Spartans in double figures as Michigan State won its second consecutive game, a 77-57 win over Youngstown State on Tuesday in East Lansing, Mich. Langford came off of the bench and went 6 of 8 from the field overall and 3 of 4 from..." December 06

  • Sex assault charges against Mateen Cleaves dismissed

    Detroit Free Press "A Flint district court judge dismissed sexual assault charges Monday against former Michigan State University basketball star Mateen Cleaves. Prosecutors accused Cleaves, 39, of Grand Blanc, of sexually assaulting a woman at a Flint area motel in September 2015. He was facing two counts of..." December 06

  • Ward leads Michigan State past Oral Roberts

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Nick Ward powered for 24 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Michigan State held off Oral Roberts 80-76 Saturday afternoon at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. Point guard Cassius Winston supplied 15 points and nine assists for the Spartans (5-4), whose reserves..." December 03

  • Michigan State's Miles Bridges out at least two weeks with ankle injury

    Michigan Live "Michigan State freshman forward Miles Bridges will miss at least two weeks with an ankle injury, Spartans coach Tom Izzo said on Thursday. Izzo said he's not sure of the exact nature of the injury, but said that Bridges had X-rays and does not have any broken bones. He will sit out "at..." December 02

  • Duke blows past Michigan State in second half

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke wasn't going to let some off-the-mark shooting keep it down for long. The fifth-ranked Blue Devils hit enough shots to burst into the lead and went on to defeat Michigan State 78-69 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. "Coach..." November 30

  • Duke, Michigan State condemn fan's sign referencing Flint water crisis

    ESPN "Both Michigan State and Duke on Wednesday condemned a sign displayed by a Blue Devils fan Tuesday night that referenced the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. "The water tastes better in North Carolina," the sign read during host Duke's 78-69 victory in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday..." November 30

  • Bridges scores 21 to lead No. 24 Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "As if he didn't know it already, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo found out even more about the highs and lows of coaching a young team during the third-place game against Wichita State in the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday. A team that plays four freshmen and three sophomores in its regular..." November 25

  • No. 20 Baylor rallies past No. 24 Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Baylor once again proved to be a second-half team at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at Paradise Island, Bahamas on Thursday. This time though, the Bears didn't wait as long to start their second-half surge as they did during a first-round win over VCU on Wednesday. Instead of waiting..." November 24

  • No. 24 Michigan State tops St. John's to advance to semis

    The Sports Xchange "Michigan State players and head coach Tom Izzo knew that they might see performances they never have from junior point guard Lourawls Nairn this week, given the Nassau native was returning home to play in front of friends and family for the first time. Wednesday's game against St. John's..." November 23

  • No. 13 Michigan State survives Florida Gulf Coast

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Florida Gulf Coast made a name for itself by knocking off Georgetown as a No. 15 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Eagles nearly recorded the second win over a ranked opponent in school history on Sunday. Eron Harris scored 31 points, two shy of his career high,..." November 20

  • Michigan State’s laughable schedule shows NCAA at its worst

    New York Post "At nearly $2 million per year — roughly $4 million less than what the biggest-time college coaches annually make — how much of NCAA boss Mark Emmert’s salary is TV-supplied hush money? What never made much sense now makes none, and thus carries the feel and stench of pure, unfiltered fraud. The..." November 19

  • Bridges scores 24 as No. 13 Michigan State cruises

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The combination of coming home and playing a weaker opponent lifted the spirits of the Michigan State basketball team. The No. 13 Spartans began their season with losses to Top 10 teams Arizona and Kentucky. They finally got their first victory of the season on..." November 18

  • Monk, Briscoe lead No. 2 Kentucky over No. 13 Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Kentucky's kids are alright. Facing an early-season challenge against No. 13 Michigan State in the opener of the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden, the young No. 2 Wildcats, led by freshman Malik Monk's 23 points, knocked off the Spartans 69-48 on Tuesday...." November 15

  • Arizona rallies, stuns Michigan State with late layup

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona coach Sean Miller says he doesn't have to bother to ask his guys. They all know Kadeem Allen is the team leader. Leaders lead. And that's what Allen did on Friday night. In a game that featured tantalizing freshman talent, Allen, a fifth-year senior, went coast-to-coast for a..." November 11

  • Gavin Schilling knee injury adds to Michigan State's big man concerns

    Detroit Free Press "Gavin Schilling is out before the season even started, and Michigan State’s already-thin frontcourt continues to be decimated by injuries. The senior forward suffered a non-contact injury to his right knee during Friday’s practice before the Spartans’ preseason kickoff event at Breslin Center,..." October 20

  • MSU basketball's Ben Carter out indefinitely after knee surgery

    Detroit Free Press "Ben Carter came to Michigan State to bring veteran depth to the Spartans’ frontcourt. Now his future is in limbo. The UNLV graduate transfer suffered a second knee injury this year over the weekend and will again require surgery. The injury occurred when he landed awkwardly after contesting..." October 03

  • Michigan State basketball lands Michigan's top recruit, Xavier Tillman

    Detroit Free Press "Xavier Tillman chose to stay close to home, and Tom Izzo continues to assemble a second straight high-profile recruiting class. Tillman, perhaps the best in-state senior in the class of 2017, picked Michigan State this afternoon over Purdue and Marquette at a ceremony at Grand Rapids Christian..." September 30

  • 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