Mateen Cleaves is not only one of the most legendary names in Michigan State history, he's also one of the most iconic players in college basketball lore. This Spartan warrior is known for winning a national title while on crutches, being a stellar point guard and the ugly Bill Cosby style sweaters he wore on the bench when injured. Mateen Cleaves played in the NBA for 6 … [Read more...] about Michigan St. legend Mateen Cleaves highlights CBS Sports Draft Show
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
You remember Mateen Cleaves don't you? The national college basketball poster child for 2000 March Madness, the fiery point guard with the Bill Cosby sweaters and large mouth who led the Michigan State Spartans to the big prize! Yes, the ultimate personification of the term "floor general," the greatest of the MSU "Flintstones," has a new honor to his credit. Watch the video … [Read more...] about Mateen Cleaves Michigan State Hall of Fame Induction Speech
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By Paul M. Banks Heading into Saturday’s Final Four, much has been made of MSU’s home-court advantage in Detroit, but the “intangible” if you believe in such things as a deciding factor being slightly under-reported is the dark cloud of scandal hanging over the heads of the UConn program. They may just fold up shop, like Indiana did down the stretch last season when the … [Read more...] about Why Michigan St Plays for the Title
By Paul M. Banks Before it was an environmental clarion call spouted by business and government leaders everywhere, the phrase “go green” was the Michigan State Spartans’ battle cry. For those lucky enough to be in Detroit this weekend (Yes, it’s weird describing Detroit as a coveted destination) you’ll hear lots of “go green” and “go white” as MSU becomes the first team … [Read more...] about Michigan State Now Midwest’s Premier Program