Posted November 12, 2012 on
Northwestern and Michigan State are both loss their last games and while the Spartans are coming off a bye-week the Wildcats are still hurting from their loss to Michigan. We breakdown Saturday's game between these two teams with the publishers of both sites in this special podcast.

The Stars of Tomorrow: Michigan State Basketball

Tom Izzo has been recruiting better than he ever before, and the trend will surely continue into the 2013 and 2014 classes. 2013 Recruiting Class: Jabari Parker: Practically every Spartan fan is aware of Jabari Parker in some way or form, and for good reason. Parker is currently ranked 2nd in the Nation for the 2013 recruiting class on numerous scouting databases. Jabari is  an...

Spartan Jump Shots, Jayhawk Edition: Michigan State vs. Kansas Preview

It wouldn’t be a typical start to a Michigan State Spartans’ basketball season without an unexpected, frustrating loss in a bigger match up. Such was the case Friday night, as the Spartans had plenty of problems in a frustrating defeat … Continue reading →

Young To Play Against Spartans

Kansas will get a big boost Tuesday when they meet Michigan State in the Champions Classic in Atlanta, as senior forward Kevin Young will return after missing the past few weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, an injury he suffered in practice on October 25th.

Keith Appling Finally Enjoys Signature Spartan Moment in Huge Second Half Against Kansas

Hoop heads following the Michigan State Spartans had been patiently waiting for this day to come for some time. Tuesday night, with two cold blooded plays, Keith Appling finally grew up before our very eyes and slickly buried a major … Continue reading →

Champions Classic at the Georgia Dome

Kansas, Michigan State, Kentucky and Duke come together under one roof in the Georgia Dome. Join the premium chat as basketball royalty takes the court at the Champions Classic in Atlanta.

Fonoti’s Return In 2013 Big For Spartans

The announcement on the future of Michigan State offensive tackle Fou Fonoti may have been the biggest recruiting news for Spartan fans looking at the 2013 season. We look at the reasons Fonoti decided to return and what impact his return will have on the program going forward.

Podcast: NU meets Michigan State

Northwestern and Michigan State meet with key bowl implications at stake in Saturday's matchup. In advance of the game, PurpleWildcats' Chris Emma talks with FOX Sports' Dave Berk to discuss the matchup.

Michigan State Rallies Past Kansas: Video

Keith Appling scored 19 points, freshman Gary Harris added 18 and the Michigan State Spartans bounced back from a loss to UConn by upsetting Kansas. Continue reading →

Breaking B1G: Week 12 Bowl Projections

You thought I forgot about doing bowl projections this week, didn't you? B1G Rank Bowl This Week Previous Week 1st Nebraska Nebraska 2nd Michigan Wisconsin 3rd Wisconsin Michigan 4th Michigan State Northwestern 5th Northwestern Indiana 6th Minnesota Michigan...

Notes: NU's best workout yet

Northwestern returned to work on Tuesday with Michigan State looming on Saturday. Coach Pat Fitzgerald described the two-hour workout as his team's best effort yet. PurpleWildcats offers notes and observations from Evanston.
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