How will Michigan and Michigan State do in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge?

November 27, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes The annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge starts today and Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo! Sports breaks down all of the matchups. He things both Michigan and Michigan State will [...]

The Links: Jason Richardson still has hops and John Beilein knows the value of the alley-oop

November 18, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. John Beilein‘s new love affair with the alley-opp. (Michigan Daily) Jordan Crawford is so hungry to score, he’ll steal your free [...]

2012-13 Division I Basketball Preview: Michigan State has intriguing options to replace Draymond Green’s immense production, leadership

October 24, 2012 in Division I

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s seven Division I schools. By Pardeep Toor At a glance Coach: Tom Izzo, 18th season [...]

Tom Izzo sees a bit of Charlie Bell when he looks at Gary Harris

October 24, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has a tendency to compare his young players to former Spartan greats, whether the comparison is always apt or not. Draymond Green [...]

Pro-Am a good experience for K-College players

August 7, 2012 in Division III

By Patrick Hayes During the season, Kalamazoo College guards Mark and Carl Ghafari aren’t going to be matched up against any players as talented as Michigan State‘s Keith Appling, Travis [...]

Denzel Valentine, point guard?

July 12, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Josh Moon of The Only Colors has two more interviews from last weekend’s Moneyball Pro-Am opener. He talked to incoming Michigan State freshman Gary Harris and Denzel [...]