Northwestern beats No. 20 Michigan State in Big Ten openerDecember 5, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Boo Buie scored 20 points and Northwestern beat No. 20 Michigan State 70-63 on Sunday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Chase Audige added 15 points and Ty Berry had 13 for Northwestern (6-2), which ended a two-game losing streak.
Ryan helps Notre Dame rout No. 20 Michigan State 70-52December 1, 2022 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Cormac Ryan scored 20 of his 23 points in the first half as Notre Dame cruised to a 70-52 win over No. 20 Michigan State on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Ryan went 6-of-7 on 3′s, missing his last one to keep him from tying a school single-game record for most triples without a miss.
Sears, No. 18 Alabama top No. 1 North Carolina in 4 OTsNovember 28, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 victory in a quadruple-overtime thriller on Sunday in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational.
Tyson Walker helps No. 12 Michigan State top Portland 88-87November 28, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyson Walker scored 15 points, and No. 12 Michigan State topped Portland 88-87 on Sunday in the fifth-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational.
The Spartans (5-2) shot 52.5% (31 for 59) from the field, and each of their starters scored in double figures.
Hauser helps No. 12 Michigan State hold off Oregon 74-70November 26, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joey Hauser had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 12 Michigan State hold off a strong challenge from Oregon to win 74-70 in the consolation round of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament Friday night.
Miller leads No. 18 Alabama past No. 12 Michigan State 81-70November 25, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Freshman Brandon Miller carried Alabama through the first 20 minutes, capping his big half with a 30-footer at the buzzer.
Miller got some help in the second half and the Crimson Tide picked up an impressive early season victory.
Michigan State’s Malik Hall out 3 weeks with foot injuryNovember 24, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Michigan State forward Malik Hall will be sidelined for about three weeks due to a stress reaction in his left foot, the school announced Thursday.
Villanova’s 1st-year coach Kyle Neptune learning on the jobNovember 19, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Neptune looks young enough to suit up for a basketball team instead of wearing a blue suit with a V-neck shirt as Villanova's first-year coach.
Michigan State survives Villanova comeback bid, 73-71November 19, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tyson Walker scored 22 points and Michigan State held off a late Villanova rally to pull out a 73-71 victory on Friday Night.
Walker's jumper with 1:58 left gave the Spartans a 70-63 lead, but Eric Dixon answered with a 3 to cut the Villanova deficit to 70-66, and after trading layups, Caleb Daniels stole the ball from Michigan State's Joey Hauser with 53 seconds left and Jordan Longino drained the 3-pointer to get the Wildcats within one, 72-71.
Hall, Michigan State beat No. 4 Kentucky 86-77 in 2OTNovember 16, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Hall forced two extra periods with dunks off inbounds plays, and Michigan State outlasted No. 4 Kentucky 86-77 in double overtime on Tuesday night after Oscar Tshiebwe concluded his strong season debut by fouling out.
Michigan State outlasts Tshiebwe, No. 4 Kentucky in 2OTNovember 16, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan State found a way to finish.
The search continues for No. 4 Kentucky — even with consensus national player of the year Oscar Tshiebwe back in action.
Malik Hall forced two extra periods with dunks off inbounds plays, Mady Sissoko delivered two game-changing slams late in the second overtime, and Michigan State rallied to beat No.
Timme’s 22 lead No. 2 Zags past Spartans on carrier deckNovember 12, 2022 GMT
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — Drew Timme likened it to the feeling of playing hoops in a park as a kid, only this time it was on the flight deck of one of the world's most powerful warships.
Michigan State among college hoops teams facing tough testsNovember 8, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo is proud of the fact that Michigan State has played anyone, anytime, anywhere with consistently tough nonconference schedules throughout his career.
Hauser’s double-double leads Michigan State past NAU 73-55November 8, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Joey Hauser had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Pierre Brooks scored 14 points and Michigan State beat Northern Arizona 73-55 on Monday night in a season opener.
Hauser and Brooks each made a 3-pointer during a 10-0 run to put Michigan State ahead 18-4.
Tom Izzo’s unranked Michigan State team faces tough testsOctober 20, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo insists he has no plans to call it a career anytime soon.
The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 68 in January, is entering his 28th season in charge of Michigan State's program and his energy level hasn't missed a beat.
Next wave of Big Ten stars primed to shine after many exitsOctober 12, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Iowa has had a first team All-American in three consecutive seasons, two for Luka Garza and one for Keegan Murray, raising the natural question about who the next star will be for the Hawkeyes and how quickly he can emerge.
Michigan State coach Mel Tucker always on brand to promoteAugust 24, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mel Tucker smokes cigars and poses with expensive cars on social media, hoping to grab the attention of recruits from coast to coast and perhaps pique interest of fans near and far.
Michigan State gives Tom Izzo new deal worth $6.2M per yearAugust 11, 2022 GMT
Michigan State has signed coach Tom Izzo to a new deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year.
The school announced the deal Thursday, saying that the five-year rollover contract will need to be approved by its board next month.
Ahoy! Gonzaga, Michigan State to play on carrier deckJuly 14, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — They’re going to try to play college basketball on an aircraft carrier again, and nautical veteran Tom Izzo and Michigan State will get a return trip to San Diego Bay to face Gonzaga on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln on Veteran's Day.
Villanova-Michigan St highlight Gavitt Games in BEast-BTenJuly 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off a Final Four appearance, Villanova and new coach Kyle Neptune will face Tom Izzo's Michigan State in one of the major attractions of the seventh Gavitt Tipoff Games.
The Big East and Big Ten Conferences announced the eight men’s basketball contests on Friday.
Izzo adds former guard Thomas Kelley to Michigan State staffJune 3, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo added former Spartans guard Thomas Kelley to his staff on Friday.
Kelley is replacing Dwayne Stephens as an assistant coach.
Dwayne Stephens leaves Michigan St to lead Western MichiganApril 5, 2022 GMT
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan has hired longtime Michigan State assistant Dwayne Stephens to lead its basketball program.
The school made the announcement Monday, adding the move was pending its board's approval.
Duke tops MSU, into Sweet 16 in Coach K’s final NCAA tourneyMarch 21, 2022 GMT
Duke survived a tense finish against Michigan State and extended Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament run, beating Tom Izzo’s Spartans 85-76 on Sunday in the Hall of Fame coaches’ bittersweet last tussle.
Coach K’s last ride continues as Duke closes out SpartansMarch 21, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski’s emotions began to flow with a few seconds left on the clock, when it was finally certain Duke would extend his last NCAA Tournament run.
He whirled around to face the section where his family was sitting behind him and extended both arms to point their way in celebration.
Fighting Irish look to keep NCAA mojo going vs Red RaidersMarch 20, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cormac Ryan and Notre Dame have just one thought going into their third game in five days, an NCAA Tournament second-round matchup against bigger, stronger, higher-seeded Texas Tech.
Krzyzewski, Izzo set for final meeting in NCAA tourneyMarch 19, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a sport where the only lasting stars are the coaches, few are more recognizable than Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo.
Both have spent decades at the top of their profession, with national titles, Final Fours and enshrinement in the Hall of Fame.
Friday’s Sports In BriefMarch 19, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson changed his mind. The Browns have their franchise quarterback, one with some extra heavy baggage.
Despite sexual misconduct allegations made by nearly two dozen women against Watson while he was with Houston, Cleveland will make him its starting QB, the face of its organization and the highest-paid player in the NFL.
Michigan State survives, edges Davidson 74-73 in NCAAsMarch 19, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Michigan State was tough enough to take back the lead in a critical moment, then fortunate enough to withstand Davidson's desperation final charge.
“I thought it was a little bit of a roller-coaster,” Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo said.
Coach K guides Duke to no-fuss win over Cal State FullertonMarch 19, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Duke began retiring Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski’s final NCAA Tournament with minimal stress, beating Cal State Fullerton 78-61 on Friday night.
Freshman Paolo Banchero scored 17 points to lead the Blue Devils (29-6), who jumped to a double-digit lead in the first 4 1/2 minutes and remained in control throughout.
TIPPING OFF: Always-dangerous Ramblers set sights on Ohio StMarch 18, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in the NCAA Tournament today:
Most NCAA tourney-tested coaches nestled in South CarolinaMarch 17, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski headed for the tunnel after Duke’s practice Thursday, offering a wave to the cheering fans who had gathered to watch and hopefully capture a brief moment from his final NCAA Tournament.
No. 9 Purdue gets past Michigan State 75-70, into title gameMarch 13, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaden Ivey gave No. 9 Purdue the production and energy it needed to reach the Big Ten Tournament title game.
Now he's in position to lead the third-seeded Boilermakers to a championship that's already eluded them once this season.
Spartans pull away late to beat No. 12 Wisconsin 69-63March 12, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Bingham Jr. embraced being the game-changer Friday night.
Tyson Walker helped seventh-seeded Michigan State make sure the title stuck.
Bingham scored 11 of his career-high matching 19 points during a crucial second-half stretch and Walker scored nine of his 11 points in the final 93 seconds to help the Spartans beat No.
Michigan State nearly blows 20-point lead, holds off TerpsMarch 11, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Max Christie scored 16 points, Gabe Brown added 13 points and No. 7 seed Michigan State nearly blew a 20-point second-half lead before holding off No. 10 seed Maryland 76-72 on Thursday night in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament.
Izzo passes Knight as Michigan State holds off MarylandMarch 7, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gabe Brown and Malik Hall led a key second-half surge and Tom Izzo became the all-time Big Ten leader in career wins as Michigan State defeated Maryland 77-67 on Sunday.
With his 663rd win at Michigan State, Izzo passed Indiana’s Bob Knight for the most wins at a Big Ten school.
Branham leads No. 23 Ohio State past Michigan State 80-69March 4, 2022 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Malaki Branham scored 22 points and No. 23 Ohio State snapped a two-game losing streak with an 80-69 win over Michigan State on Thursday night.
Branham scored 15 points in the second half and finished 9 for 16 from the floor.
Dickinson scores 33, Michigan beats Michigan St. 87-70March 2, 2022 GMT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored a career-high 33 points on 13-of-19 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to help Michigan beat Michigan State 87-70 on Tuesday night.
Caleb Houstan added 16 points for Michigan (16-12, 10-8 Big Ten).
Michigan State snaps slump with 68-65 win over No. 4 PurdueFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo was choked up as he walked off the court, and the emotional display had nothing to do with matching Bob Knight's record for the most wins by a men's basketball coach at a Big Ten school.
Murray scores 28 as No. 25 Iowa beats Michigan State 86-60February 23, 2022 GMT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The present made sure to acknowledge the past.
Iowa forward Keegan Murray knew where former teammate Luka Garza, The Associated Press national player of the year last season, was sitting during Tuesday night's game against Michigan State.
Cockburn leads No. 12 Illinois past slumping No. 19 SpartansFebruary 19, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn scored 27 points, Jacob Grandison had a season-high 24 and No. 12 Illinois held off No. 19 Michigan State 79-74 on Saturday.
Lundy leads Penn State past No. 19 Michigan State 62-58February 16, 2022 GMT
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Shrewsberry was a bit starstruck before Penn State’s game against Michigan State.
As the first-year Penn State coach watched the pregame shootaround, he couldn’t take his eyes off counterpart Tom Izzo at the other end of the court.
Hall, Walker lead No. 17 Michigan State over Indiana 76-61February 13, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo questioned his team’s toughness and emotion earlier in the week following a home loss to Wisconsin.
The No. 17-ranked Spartans responded Saturday with a hard-fought 76-61 victory over Indiana, snapping a two-game losing streak.
Arkansas beats No. 1 Auburn 80-76 in OT, snaps Tigers streakFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — JD Notae scored 28 points and Arkansas used clutch foul shooting in overtime to knock off No. 1 Auburn 80-76 on Tuesday night.
The Razorbacks (19-5, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) hit 11 of 14 free throws in the final 1:52 of overtime in front of a raucous crowd at Bud Walton Arena.
Davis scores 25, lifts No 14 Wisconsin past No. 17 MSU 70-62February 9, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Johnny Davis had a game-high 25 points, leading No. 14 Wisconsin to a 70-62 victory over No. 17 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
The win lifted the second-place Badgers (19-4 overall, 10-3 Big Ten) to within a half-game of first-place Illinois in the Big Ten Conference.
Rutgers blows past No. 13 Michigan State 84-63February 6, 2022 GMT
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo told his Spartans that one of the keys to beating Rutgers was to not let the Scarlet Knights get going offensively.
No. 14 Texas Tech beat No. 23 Texas in Beard’s returnFebruary 2, 2022 GMT
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 17 points with five 3-pointers and 14th-ranked Texas Tech beat No. 23 Texas 77-64 on Tuesday night in Chris Beard’s return to an emotionally charged arena packed with fans who used to love the coach who took the Red Raiders to the national championship game only three years ago.
Hall rescues No. 13 Michigan State in 65-63 win over TerpsFebruary 2, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Michigan State has a deep rotation that allows coach Tom Izzo to mix and match his lineups, but the 13th-ranked Spartans still don't have a consistent, go-to scorer.
Perhaps it was no surprise, then, that a veteran reserve came through late in a raucous Big Ten road game against a Maryland squad that's played its best against ranked foes.
No. 10 Michigan State tops rival Michigan 83-67 with depthJanuary 29, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No. 10 Michigan State sent waves of players at its rivals and there wasn't much Michigan could do about it.
No. 24 Illinois holds off No. 10 Michigan State, 56-55January 26, 2022 GMT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Trent Frazier scored a game-high 16 points, and No. 24 Illinois held on to beat No. 10 Michigan State 56-55 on Tuesday and take sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.
No. 14 Michigan State ends No. 8 Wisconsin’s 7-game streakJanuary 22, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 on Friday night to snap the Badgers’ seven-game winning streak.
Hall scores 14 as No. 14 Michigan State tops No. 8 WisconsinJanuary 22, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 on Friday night to snap the Badgers’ seven-game winning streak.
Northwestern holds on to beat No. 10 Michigan St 64-62January 15, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Northwestern beat Michigan State at its game, crashing the offensive boards and hustling for loose balls to beat a top 10 team on the road for the time in nearly five years.
No. 10 Michigan State beats Minnesota 71-69 on Hauser’s shotJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Joey Hauser made a low-post shot with a tenth of a second left, lifting No.
Michigan St-Michigan hoops game postponed due to protocolsJanuary 8, 2022 GMT
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan State-Michigan men's basketball game has been postponed because the Wolverines have fewer than seven scholarship players cleared to play due to pandemic protocols.
No. 10 Michigan State beats Nebraska 79-67 for 8th straightJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Freshman guard Max Christie scored a season-high 21 points and Gabe Brown added 14 to help No. 10 Michigan State pull away and beat Nebraska 79-67 on Wednesday night for its eighth victory in a row.
No. 10 Michigan State tops Nebraska 79-67 for 8th win in rowJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Freshman Max Christie scored a season-high 21 points and Gabe Brown added 14 to help No. 10 Michigan State pull away and beat Nebraska 79-67 Wednesday night for its eighth win in a row.
No. 13 Ohio State needs OT to beat Nebraska on the roadJanuary 3, 2022 GMT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Malaki Branham scored 35 points, Jamari Wheeler made two 3-pointers early in overtime and No. 13 Ohio State beat Nebraska 87-79 Sunday night.
Ohio State (9-2, 3-0 Big Ten) hadn’t played since Dec.
No. 10 Michigan State rallies to beat Northwestern 73-67January 2, 2022 GMT
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Gabe Brown scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, Marcus Bingham Jr. added 13 and No. 10 Michigan State rallied from a 13-point first-half deficit for a 73-67 victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
MSU to require vaccination proof or negative test for eventsJanuary 2, 2022 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University now is requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test to attend athletic, music, art and theater events on the East Lansing campus.
Brown scores 24 as No. 10 Michigan State beats High PointDecember 29, 2021 GMT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gabe Brown scored a career high 24 points, as short-handed No. 10 Michigan State pulled away in the second half to beat scrappy High Point 81-68 in Wednesday’s matchup of longtime coaching friends Tom Izzo and Tubby Smith.