During the Michigan State Spartans utter destruction of the Purdue Boilermakers today, you might have noticed a little punch thrown by State forward Branden Dawson on Purdue's Travis Carroll. Tom Izzo coached players do not act like this; McDonald's All-Americans do not like act like this. Watch the video to see the act for yourself. Of course, the Spartans deny it. Deny deny … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s Branden Dawson punches Purdue’s Travis Carroll: VIDEO
As the first #1 seed to bow out of the NCAA tournament, the Michigan State Spartans can only look at all the improvements they made this season and see success. The team finished with the number one SOS, 12 top-50 RPI wins, 16 top-100 RPI wins and 12 road/neutral wins in the nation's top conference. They went from being unranked at the beginning of the season to earning a … [Read more...] about Michigan State 2012 season recap, 2013 look ahead
Watching Michigan State win decisively on national television Sunday had a distinctively March feel to it. Like a usual spring rite of passage, no doubt helped by the sound of the CBS college basketball theme song we've all become accustomed to. Once again, the Spartans look like a top line team on NCAA Selection Sunday. And McDonald's All-American Branden Dawson is helping … [Read more...] about Can Michigan State be a NCAA Tournament #1 Seed?
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?
Was this a huge upset? On one level, yes. Any time the most prominent college basketball program in the Big Ten falls to the program with the least amount of tradition in the conference, it's huge! Not to mention it ended the biggest win streak that prominent On the other hand, Northwestern came in with a RPI of 28 while Michigan State's number is 6, so it's not that big … [Read more...] about #6 Michigan State Sees Win Streak End at Northwestern!