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?
Michigan State Spartans sophomore point guard Keith Appling has accepted an invitation from the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Championship Team training camp. The training camp, which will be held June 17-24 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., will be used to select the … [Read more...] about Michigan State Guard Keith Appling Finalist for Team USA U19
I guess MSU Coach Tom Izzo finally got his Michigan State Spartans to realize that March is here? In their 74-56 rout over the #6 Purdue Boilermakers, State finally played like a preseason #2 team in national college basketball. And of course they did it in March, a month in which they're known to be at their best. It took all the way to the Big Ten Tournament … [Read more...] about Michigan State Blows Out #9 Purdue, Secures NCAA Tournament Bid
In our latest, most up-to-date NCAA Tournament bracket projection, (or college basketball "bracketology" if you will, we have the Michigan State Spartans as a #11 seed. Although the chances of them falling into that final #12 seed line (and perhaps playing within that "First Four") are still high, even with their 66-61 narrow escape over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the first round … [Read more...] about Michigan State Stays on NCAA Bubble with Narrow Victory over Iowa Hawkeyes
Only one team from last year’s Final Four looks to be in serious danger of missing this year’s NCAA Tournament. That college basketball team was also the national runner-up in 2009, and ranked #2 in preseason polls this year. They are the Big ten and the nation’s biggest let-down, the Michigan State Spartans (17-13, 9-9). North Carolina and Kansas State also had massive … [Read more...] about Is Michigan State Going to be Left out of the NCAA Dance?