EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State freshman Miles Bridges is expected to be out at least a couple of weeks with a sprained left ankle. Spartans coach Tom Izzo made the announcement Thursday night after practice. Bridges is leading the team with 16.6 points, 8.8 rebounds and 32.5 minutes per game. Show More Summary
Michigan State’s frontline has been plagued by injuries since the start of the preseason. On Thursday, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo announced that the injury bug has struck again, this time biting the one player the Spartans can’t afford to lose. Miles Bridges, the ultra-talented freshman forward, will miss a couple of weeks due […]
Tom Izzo looks for his first victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
The Michigan State men’s basketball team opened its season with a game against No. 8 Arizona in Hawaii. Four days later, the Spartans were at Madison Square Garden to play Kentucky, currently the top-ranked team in the country. On Thanksgiving night, Michigan State lost by 15 to 20th-ranked Baylor in the Bahamas, and Friday night […]
‘You can take it as an excuse, you can take it as the truth, I don’t give a damn.’
Michigan State has already traveled nearly 15,000 miles this season.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo issued an apology to his team following Thursday's 73-58 loss to Baylor, saying he put the team in a difficult position with its tough schedule. "I actually apologized to my team," Izzo told reporters. "And yet, I've always played a tough schedule.... Show More Summary
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo can see the positives and negatives all jumbled together for his 24th-ranked Spartans, from the good stretches where the ball goes inside to the bad ones when his team fires up quick 3-point attempts.
Tom Izzo, John Calipari, and a cast of talented freshmen take center stage at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. For the sixth straight year, college basketball fans will be treated to the Champions Classic, the made-for-TV spectacleShow More Summary
Michigan State basketball star freshman Miles Bridges threw down an epic alley-oop from Cassius Winston Wednesday night. When Tom Izzo put together his 2016 Michigan State basketball recruiting class, it was obvious that he had a plan for each of his commits. Show More Summary
The wait to watch Josh Langford play against a team in a Spartan uniform is going to last a little more longer than expected. After not playing in the team’s first exhibition game last week against Northwood, head coach Tom Izzo told...Show More Summary
Michigan State is hoping to have one of its injured big men back by conference play, but will likely be waiting longer for the other. Spartans coach Tom Izzo said Tuesday that he’s “hoping for” Gavin Schilling to be able to play Michigan State’s Big Ten slate, according to MLive.com. Schilling underwent knee surgery in October. […]
Coach Tom Izzo has been impressed with his newcomers’ ability and work ethic.
Drew Sharp, a longtime columnist for the Detroit-Free Press, died suddenly last week after attending Michigan State’s media day. His funeral was on Thursday, and Tom Izzo, one of the people that Sharp covered, spoke at his funeral. The coach’s words were touching and sincere and worth listening to:
As another exciting Big Ten season approaches, Tom Izzo, the league’s most accomplished and celebrated figure, finds his program in the familiar position as the favorite. What’s different this year is that the longtime Michigan State head coach brings something he’s never had into this season – a top-five recruiting class (according to 247sports). Show More Summary
Tom Izzo insists he has no idea what to expect from his team this season
Tom Izzo talks with the Big Ten Network about the newest edition of Spartans basketball. The college basketball season will be here very soon. Teams around the nation are hosting media days, midnight madness and other various events that signal the start of a new hoops season. Show More Summary
Michigan State recruiting made the top three for five-star 2017 shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. Tom Izzo has been a wizard over the last couple of years when it comes to Michigan State recruiting. He has been pulling in some of the nation’s best talent in surprising fashion, and five-star shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. Show More Summary
The Spartans check in at No. 14 on our countdown. Long before Michigan State fell to Middle Tennessee in arguably the greatest upset in the history of the NCAA Tournament, the common thought was that Tom Izzo was going to be taking something of a step back in 2016-17. Show More Summary
Graduate transfer Ben Carter suffered a knee injury over the weekend after Carter awkwardly landed while contesting a shot. “I feel awful for Ben,” said MSU head coach Tom Izzo. “He had worked extremely hard on his rehab and to suffer...Show More Summary