Found March 12, 2012 on Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser:
Five Years of Every NBA Shot Attempt, Visualized

Kirk Goldsberry, an assistant professor of geography at Michigan State University, who has mapped five years of NBA scoring and came up with this picture to define the days of shooting we live in. Good for him, trippy for the rest of us. [Follow me @TravisHouser]


LIU snares a No. 16 seed, draws Michigan State

Long Island, which won the Northeast Conference tournament for the second time in as many years, was given the No. 16 seed in the West Region of the NCAA tournament on Sunday, and will play Michigan State in the second round. The Blackbirds (25-8, 16-2), who also won the NEC's regular-season title, defeated Robert Morris, 90-73, on Wednesday to advance to the tournament. They...

Michigan State seeded No. 1 in West Region

Michigan State started the season unranked and will end it as the No. 1 seed in the West Region, hoping for another Tom Izzo-led NCAA tournament run. The Spartans will begin close to home, playing Friday in Columbus, Ohio, against 16th-seeded Long Island University-Brooklyn. If they avoid an upset, the winner of the Memphis-Saint Louis awaits in the next game. The West semifinals...

Sportz Assassin's West Region Preview

TEAM TO BEAT: Michigan State. Amazing the transformation of this team. They weren't supposed to be as good this year but turned it on into a No. 1 seed.TEAM THAT WILL WIN THE REGION: Missouri. The Tigers scare me. They are not your average team. They are so quick, athletic and guard dominated that many teams just can't match up with that.TEAM TO WATCH FOR (LESS THAN A NO...

Michigan State Basketball: Spartans earn 1 seed, will face LIU-Brooklyn

The Michigan State Spartans started the season as an unranked and underappreciated team. With a  Big Ten regular season and tournament championship under their belt, the Michigan State Spartans earned a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Michigan Stated edged out Kansas who many thought would be the fourth #1 seed in the tournament. Being champions in the toughest conference in basketball...

Spartans Chances in the Big Dance

The Michigan State Spartans are 2011-2012 Big Ten Champs and a number one seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament, they have a lot to be proud of. Now it’s time for the Big Dance, the Spartans may be the number one seed but they still have a long way to go before cutting down the nets in New Orleans.

Spartan Game Notes: Big Ten Championship

Michigan State finished off a strong showing in the Big Ten Tournament with a 68-64 victory over Ohio State in the championship game on Sunday. The following are game notes from the day.

Five-Star Excited About Michigan State

The success of Jerel Worthy and the Michigan State Spartans the past few years has open the eyes of one five-star defensive tackle. We have the latest on the interest being shown by California native Eddie Vanderdoes.

Getting To Know LIUB

Learn more about Michigan State's opening opponent in the NCAA Tournament, Long Island University of Brooklyn.

Spartan Game Notes: Wisconsin

The following notes are from Michigan State's 65-52 victory over Wisconsin.

MSU professor Kirk Goldsberry tracked every NBA shot of the past 5 years

Kirk Goldsberry, assistant professor of geography at Michigan State University, has apparently tracked every NBA shot attempt over the past 5 years (click for full size). He also has come to the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Benenoch Talks Decision

There is no mistaking the level of football played in the state of Texas. Michigan State has used their success on the field to work on several Lone Star prospects and one just fell in love with the Green & White giving the Spartans his pledge.

Spartans Pull Lineman Out of Texas

Michigan State adds the fifth member to the recruiting class of 2013.

Michigan State Beats Ohio State To Win 2012 Big Ten Tournament

Michigan State defeated Ohio State by a final score of 68-64 to win the 2012 Big Ten Tournament.
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