Michigan St Rumors & News

  • MSU facing lawsuit alleging basketball players raped student

    ESPN "A female student says Michigan State subjected her to a "hostile educational environment," failed to advise her of her rights and did not offer adequate resources for help after she told counselors in 2015 that three Spartan basketball players had raped her. The allegations are made in a..." April 09

  • Michigan St. Basketball Player Brock Washington Charged with Assault

    Bleacher Report "Michigan State Spartans freshman guard Brock Washington was charged with misdemeanor assault in Ingham County, Michigan, ESPN's Paula Lavigne reported Friday. Lavigne first reported in February prosecutors were investigating Washington after a female student said he "groped her without her..." April 06

  • Max Kellerman Believes Michigan State Deserves NCAA Death Penalty and Tom Izzo Should Leave

    Complex "On Monday, ESPN's Max Kellerman came out with some strong words for Michigan State, saying specifically that their basketball coach of the past 23 years (Tom Izzo) should leave the program, and also that the school should undoubtedly receive the NCAA death penalty, presumably for their..." March 20

  • Michigan State's Tom Izzo says he'll return: 'I've never run from anything'

    Detroit Free Press "A lot of decisions are ahead in Michigan State’s program. Neither Miles Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. nor Nick Ward would say if they plan to return next season or turn pro. Tom Izzo already has made his mind up. “I don't plan on going anywhere. I got a job to do,” Izzo said after MSU’s..." March 19

  • Why MSU's Miles Bridges was ruled ineligible, then reinstated by NCAA

    USA Today "Michigan State declared Miles Bridges ineligible Friday after an internal investigation revealed his family members had dinner with an agent, which is an NCAA violation. A statement from the university Monday clarified that it discovered during its probe Bridges did not know his family members..." February 26

  • Izzo confident Bridges will be eligible for remainder of season

    ESPN "Michigan State Spartans star Miles Bridges is confident that he'll get to play out the rest of the season for the No. 2-ranked Spartans after he was cleared by the NCAA to play in his team's regular-season finale Sunday afternoon. Bridges said he was nervous that he could miss Sunday's game..." February 25

  • MSU AD: Miles Bridges 'cleared for competition' after allegations

    Detroit Free Press "Miles Bridges will play for No. 1 Michigan State on Sunday at Wisconsin. In a statement on Saturday, interim athletic director Bill Beekman said the university consulted with the NCAA before clearing the MSU star. “After learning of the allegations in yesterday’s Yahoo! Sports article, our..." February 24

  • Report: MSU Basketball Player Under Investigation For Possible Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Deadspin "ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported tonight that a member of the Michigan State basketball team, Brock Washington, is under investigation for possible criminal sexual conduct. Campus police took a report back in August from a woman who said Washington “forcibly groped her without her permission,”..." February 16

  • Michigan State scandal: Tom Izzo choosing to stay silent doesn't help the issue

    CBS Sports "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is still refusing to enlighten the public on the details surrounding his university's handling of previous allegations of sexual and physical assault. The embroiled Hall of Famer was asked for the third time in five days Wednesday about the scandal ensnaring his..." February 01

  • Travis Walton denies MSU assault allegations from 2010

    ESPN "Former Michigan State basketball player and assistant coach Travis Walton issued a statement Tuesday, denying reports that he had sexually assaulted a woman in April 2010 and that just a few months earlier he had punched a woman in a bar. In Friday's Outside the Lines story about sexual..." January 30

  • Michigan State's Tom Izzo under microscope amid program allegations

    Detroit Free Press "Tom Izzo stepped to the podium. His sentences, minutes after an emotional road victory, were atypically terse and somber. “We all know it’s been a time when there’s been a lot of distractions,” Izzo said Sunday. “I think sometimes guys just have to focus in on their job and then deal with the..." January 30

  • Magic Johnson: Anyone Who Turned Blind Eye To MSU Sexual Assault ‘Should Be Fired’

    SLAM Online "Magic Johnson expressed his support for the victims of the Michigan State sexual assault scandal and their families on Monday. Johnson, a former Spartan, tweeted that anyone who turned a blind eye to disgraced Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar’s decades of sexual abuse “should be..." January 29

  • Report: Startling Detail Emerges About Tom Izzo's Relationship With Disgraced Former Player

    12 Up "​Tom Izzo can't escape his past, as much as he may try. We're by no means indicating Izzo is guilty of shoving sexual assault allegations against Michigan State basketball players under the rug, but this is not a good look for him. After MSU's road win over Maryland, Izzo ​faced questions..." January 29

  • Michigan State coach Tom Izzo shoots down rumors: 'I'm definitely not retiring'

    CBS Sports "Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said Friday night that he has no plans to retire. He said so rather matter-of-factly following his team's 76-61 home win over Wisconsin, "I'm not going anywhere, in my mind," he said. "I'm definitely not retiring. There's a lot of things that happened today that..." January 27

  • Ex-MSU assistant, 2 players faced sexual assault allegations

    ESPN "MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY administrators have long claimed, to the federal government and public, that they have handled sexual assault, violence, and gender discrimination complaints properly. But an Outside the Lines investigation has found a pattern of widespread denial, inaction and..." January 26

  • Michigan St. president Lou Anna Simon should resign, board member Mitch Lyons says

    ESPN "A member of the Michigan State Board of Trustees says he believes university president Lou Anna Simon must resign in order to help the school move on from the damage done by convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons made the comments Saturday night, a day after the..." January 21