Monthly Archives: January 2014

Zach Randolph sets franchise mark for double-doubles

Tweet Zach Randolph has made a big impact throughout his five seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies. The former Michigan State big man added to that Tuesday when he set a franchise record for double-doubles in a win over Portland. ┬áRandolph … Continue reading

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MSU hockey: Spartans at a program-defining moment (with Anastos transcript)

Tom Anastos walked into the interview room in a bleary daze. His momentary silence spoke volumes, as did his self-restrained delivery when he started talking. Both the words that came out of his mouth next and the message which they … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Jalen Rose talks MSU-Michigan rivalry and more

Tweet EAST LANSING – Jalen Rose isn’t expecting Gary Harris-like treatment when he’s part of ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast from Breslin Center on Saturday morning. “(ESPN colleague and Michigan State grad) Jemele Hill loves to remind me about the time … Continue reading

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Former Spartan Alan Anderson aiding Brooklyn Nets’ surge

Tweet The Brooklyn Nets have been one of the NBA’s hottest teams since the calendar flipped to 2014. Former Michigan State standout Alan Anderson has played a role in Brooklyn’s recent surge.

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MSU men’s hoops: Spartans move up a spot to No. 3 in AP poll

Tweet Michigan State moved up a spot to No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press poll. Arizona and Syracuse remained No. 1 and 2, while Villanova and Wichita State round out the top five.

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Former Spartan Jason Richardson hoping to play this season

Tweet Jason Richardson has yet to play this season as he’s continued recovery from knee surgery he had last February. But the former Michigan State standout and Saginaw native is vowing to get on the court for the Philadelphia 76ers … Continue reading

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MSU men’s basketball: experts see Spartans as title favorite

Tweet Injuries and ailments haven’t prevented Michigan State from getting off to one of its best starts under Tom Izzo. And experts currently view the 15-1 Spartans as a favorite come NCAA tournament time in March.

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Tracking former MSU basketball players in the pros

Tweet Here’s a look at how some former Michigan State basketball players have fared in the professional ranks.

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MSU men’s basketball: Appling, Payne play through the pain

EAST LANSING — Keith Appling clutched at his legs. Adreian Payne ran gingerly up and down the court. They were experiencing senior moments … in more ways than one. Their prime-time performances through both pressure and pain are the reason … Continue reading

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MSU football: Spartans ranked No. 3 in final polls

Tweet A season that ended with a 10-game winning streak and a Rose Bowl victory over Stanford has led to Michigan State earning a No. 3 ranking in the final Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls. The Spartans (13-1) … Continue reading

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