About this blogChris Solari
Chris Solari has been with LSJ Media since 2006 and has covered Spartan athletics since 1994 while attending MSU. He also was an award-winning writer while covering South Dakota State athletics from 2002-06.Brian Calloway
Brian is a native of Coloma, Mich., and a 2005 graduate of Eastern Michigan. He has worked at the Lansing State Journal since October 2010.
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Category Archives: Tom Izzo
Adreian Payne said, “I was never 100 percent what I should do.” To which, MSU coach Tom Izzo quickly replied, “I thought you were really, really close when I left.” Izzo felt Payne was heading to the NBA when he … Continue reading
The Michigan State men’s basketball team landed another player to its 2013 class.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski expressed a ton of respect for Tom Izzo and Michigan State’s basketball program. So much so that he turned his Thursday afternoon Sweet 16 press conference into a roast of sorts.
Tom Izzo’s Michigan State basketball team will find out its NCAA Tournament fate later this afternoon. They’ll gather together at Breslin Center to learn their destination and opponent. And there will be plenty of hugging and celebration with the Spartans’16th … Continue reading
MSU will begin its Big Ten Tournament title defense at 9 tonight (Big Ten Network) when it takes on Iowa in a quarterfinal at the United Center. It will be the first meeting between the teams since early January when … Continue reading
I’ve rerun the final play of No. 9 Michigan State’s 58-57 loss to fourth-ranked Michigan in my mind a thousand different times. Rewatched and rewound the replay from different angles as well. Listened to my postgame interviews with Tom Izzo … Continue reading
The Breslin Center will have its first matchup of top five teams ever on Tuesday night. Michigan State moved up to No. 4 in this week’s Associated Press poll and will take on top-ranked Indiana at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The … Continue reading
Keith Appling did what Keith Appling does down the stretch. Denzel Valentine provided a steadying influence and all-around presence. The two helped rescue MSU from a 10-point halftime deficit and, more pressingly, overcome the injury losses of Travis Trice and … Continue reading
It’s game day for both the Michigan State men’s and women’s basketball teams. MSU’s men host Illinois at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at Breslin Center, while the Spartan women take on Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena at 8 p.m. (WJIM 1240-AM).
In a week that featured a narrow road win over Wisconsin and a road loss to Indiana, the Michigan State men’s basketball team didn’t lose any ground in this week’s polls.