MSU Spartans top recruit Gary Harris is ready for East Lansing

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With the NBA draft quickly approaching and college superstars throwing their hats into the big money ring, the focus on incoming recruiting classes has become a hot topic. Perennial Midwest powerhouse Michigan State has gotten its fair share of buzz about one incoming freshman in particular, Gary Harris.

(This is a collaboration between Ngozi Ekeledo and Paul M. Banks)

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Preview: #6 Michigan State versus #10 Ohio State

Michigan State Spartans get beat-down at Indiana’s Assembly Hall


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.

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Spartans stay perfect at home against the Badgers

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This year’s match-ups between MSU and Wisconsin on both the gridiron and the hardwood have been very exciting. During college football season, we had the Hail Mary pass that led to a Spartan victory and the come-from-behind win by Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship, and the basketball rivalry seemed like it would run a similar script–last month’s controversial shot call let the Spartans come away with a win at the Kohl Center. [Read more…]

Michigan State’s New Year’s Resolutions: Buckle Down Before Big Ten Play

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‘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.

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Michigan State vs. Gonzaga: A Newly Built Basketball Battle


Spokane, Washington plays host to a game that’s gotten more and more hype over the years, and the battle between Gonzaga and Michigan State in basketball brings a little Midwest swag to the Northwest. [Read more…]