If you still had doubts that the Big Ten was a physical conference, the game at Assembly Hall between the Spartans and Hoosiers silenced any critics. The problem is, the game also silenced the Spartans, too. … [Read more...] about Michigan State Spartans get beat-down at Indiana’s Assembly Hall
This one truly was a barn-burner. Coming off a five-game hot streak in the Big Ten, Michigan State was looking to keep its position at the top of the conference, but the Golden Gophers had a different idea in mind. The first half alone had 16 lead changes and 4 ties. Minnesota’s Ralph Sampson III showed off his creativity with a variety of baby hooks and shots in the paint. … [Read more...] about Michigan State Spartans avoid upset at the Barn
Let Saturday's 58-48 victory over third ranked Ohio State be a wake up call to anyone who was sleeping on this year's Michigan State team. It was understandable why this was one of Sparty's least hyped-up teams in recent memory. After all, there was little for them to build on. They came into the season unranked after being eliminated in the first round of the NCAA tournament … [Read more...] about Just How Good Are The 2012 Michigan State Spartans?
'Tis the season, my friends, and as 2012 approaches, a few new items may be on Tom Izzo and the Spartans’ “Wish List.” With conference play starting soon, here are a few things that Michigan State will be looking to fine-tune in time for big, bad Big Ten play. … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s New Year’s Resolutions: Buckle Down Before Big Ten Play
When Tom Izzo looks at this current Michigan State Spartans crew, he sees similarities to the 2007- 2008 Drew Neitzel led squad. The coach referenced this at the school’s media day and said that this year’s team is young, gritty but close-knit. Neitzel’s team, and it was his team no doubt, is like the mold of this year’s squad. That final four team had lost its trio of … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s Expectationless 2011-12 Team May Surprise You