Michigan St Rumors & News

  • Michigan State lands fast-rising 2018 SF Gabe Brown

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Michigan State's basketball team picked up a rising star Tuesday when four-star small forward Gabe Brown gave Tom Izzo his verbal commitment. Brown, who is No. 86 in ESPN's rankings for the 2018 class, was relatively unknown even after his junior year in high school, but has skyrocketed up the..." June 21

  • PK80 Invitational brackets announced; Duke, North Carolina, MSU headline field

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Brackets for the 2017 PK80 Invitational college basketball tournaments were announced Wednesday with plenty of intriguing possibilities set in place. The event, which will honor Nike co-founder Phil Knight for his upcoming 80th birthday, is a two-tournament spectacle that will take place in..." May 31

  • Michigan State jumps Kentucky and is now favored to win the 2018 NCAA Tournament

    CBS Sports "Michigan State is now the early favorite ahead of Kentucky to win the NCAA championship in 2018, according to the latest odds from the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas. After opening up at 20/1 the Spartans are now now 7/1 to win the NCAA Tournament this season. Michigan State returns a..." May 12

  • Michigan State's Carter granted 6th year of eligibility

    Lansing State Journal "Ben Carter will get a chance to play for Michigan State after all. The NCAA granted the graduate transfer forward a sixth year of eligibility today after Carter suffered a knee injury that kept him out all of the 2016-17 season. “I honestly didn’t know if the waiver would be granted,” Carter..." May 09

  • Tom Izzo explains why Miles Bridges decided to return to Michigan State

    Fox Sports "The deadline to declare for the 2017 NBA Draft was Sunday night, and the biggest name who elected to return to school was unquestionably Michigan State’s Miles Bridges. Virtually every outlet pegged him as a lottery pick had he declared, but instead, the 6-foot-7 wing decided to return to college..." April 24

  • Jack Hoiberg, son of Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, to walk on for Michigan State basketball

    Land of 10 "Jack Hoiberg, the son of Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg, announced Saturday night that he has committed to play for Michigan State’s basketball team. Currently a senior at Chicago Hinsdale Central, Hoiberg will be a preferred walk-on in East Lansing. That means the Spartans don’t have..." April 17

  • Miles Bridges will return to Michigan State for sophomore season

    Michigan Live "The one-and-done is going for two. Long expected to spend only one year at Michigan State, star freshman Miles Bridges announced Thursday that he is officially bypassing the NBA Draft and returning for his sophomore season in East Lansing. And he brought the news to the people. On stage..." April 14

  • Miles Bridges 'leaning heavily' toward return to MSU

    Lansing State Journal "More signs are pointing toward Miles Bridges returning to Michigan State. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted this afternoon that the Spartans’ freshman star has canceled meetings with NBA agents and is “leaning heavily toward returning” to MSU. Jeff Zillgitt, USA Today’s NBA beat..." April 13

  • Miles Bridges 'leaning heavily' toward returning to Michigan State

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Great news, Michigan State fans: star freshman Miles Bridges might put the NBA on hold for another year. Bridges has canceled his agent meetings and is "leaning heavily" toward returning to Michigan State for his sophomore year, according to The Vertical, . Despite being a lottery-pick..." April 12

  • Kansas pulls away from Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "TULSA, Okla. -- Kansas made it through the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament and picked up a head of steam in the process. The No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, the Jayhawks gained an edge late in the first half against ninth-seeded Michigan State and raced past the Spartans late on the..." March 19

  • Michigan State drills Miami

    The Sports Xchange "TULSA, Okla. -- A year after being ousted in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Michigan State made that a distant memory by routing Miami. Ninth-seeded Michigan State overwhelmed eighth-seeded Miami late in the first half and kept going on the way to a 78-58 victory in the Midwest..." March 18

  • Spartans have 'no anxiety' about Selection Sunday

    Detroit News "Michigan State’s tournament run ended in the Big Ten on Friday and now the wait begins to see if the Spartans get one more shot in the NCAA Tournament. The defending champions’ drive for a seventh straight appearance in the semifinals of the conference tournament came up short with a 63-58 loss..." March 11

  • Trimble lifts Maryland past Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Melo Trimble, in perhaps his last home game, had 16 points and made a 3-pointer with two seconds left as host Maryland defeated Michigan State 63-60 on Saturday at Xfinity Center in Big Ten Conference play at College Park, Md. Freshman forward Nick Ward of Michigan State had a..." March 04

  • Ward helps Michigan St. upend No. 16 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- You couldn't have blamed Michigan State if they decided to rename their annual "Senior Day" on Sunday against No. 16 Wisconsin. With the way the game played out and how significant it turned out to be for the Spartans, "Freshman Carrying the Day" was much more..." February 26

  • Ward, Bridges lead Spartans rout of Cornhuskers

    The Sports Xchange "Freshmen Nick Ward and Miles Bridges each scored 20 points to lead Michigan State to an 88-72 win over Nebraska on Thursday to keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Freshman Josh Langford added 17 points for Michigan State (17-11, 9-6), which shot 46.8 percent from the field (29 of 62) and..." February 23

  • No. 16 Purdue mows down Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue power forward Caleb Swanigan and 7-foot-2 center Isaac Haas continue to make a case for being the nation's most productive 1-2 interior punch. In No. 16 Purdue's 80-63 victory over Michigan State in Mackey Arena on Saturday, Swanigan had 24 points and 15..." February 18

  • Ellis' six 3-pointers boost Michigan State past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Senior guard Alvin Ellis III scored all 18 of his points on 3-point baskets and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Michigan State to a 74-66 victory over Ohio State on Tuesday night at the Breslin Center. Freshman forward Miles Bridges notched a double-double with 17..." February 15

  • Tom Izzo angered over tweets by ESPN's Dan Dakich

    Detroit News "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo heard the chants on Tuesday night and admitted he was starting to get upset. He didn’t understand why the fans were hammering ESPN analyst Dan Dakich, who was courtside calling the game. The Michigan State student section known as the “Izzone” was spending much of..." February 15

  • Michigan State stops Iowa behind Bridges

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Miles Bridges collected 16 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks and three assists as Michigan State topped Iowa 77-66 on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. Another trio of freshmen also reached double digits for the Spartans (15-10, 7-5 Big Ten). Center Nick..." February 11

  • Walton helps Michigan rout Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Derrick Walton had 20 points, eight assists and five rebounds and sophomore forward Moritz Wagner scored 19 points to lead Michigan to a lopsided 86-57 home victory over rival Michigan State on Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. The first half was the story as Michigan jumped out to a..." February 08

  • Bridges guides Michigan State by Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Miles Bridges scored 16 points, and Michigan State buried Nebraska with a barrage of 3-pointers in a 72-61 Big Ten road win Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. The Spartans (14-9, 6-4 Big Ten) hit seven of their first nine 3-pointers to open the second half,..." February 02

  • Freshmen fuel Michigan State's 70-62 win over Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Freshman guard Cassius Winston scored 16 points, freshman forward Miles Bridges had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Michigan State snapped a three-game losing streak by downing Michigan 70-62 on Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center. Another freshman, center Nick Ward,..." January 29