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No.14 Wisconsin scored the first 20 of the first 29 points in Friday's Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, but No.8 Michigan State took over from after that. Hurt in transition and in the paint, the Badgers will have to regroup for the NCAA Tournament after being beat by the Spartans, 65-52, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

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...

Tom Izzo keeps his pants on for Dove Men+Care commercial.

 Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo has filmed a couple of commercials for Dove Men+Care. Here he talks about some of the bizarre outfits he's worn for the Spartans' Midnight Madness events. Luckily for America, The Izzo decided to keep his pants on for his commercial. Unlike Kirk Herbstreit, who decided to share his package with America when wearing...

NCAA Bracket 2012: West Region Has Michigan State At No. 1

Michigan State earned the fourth No. 1 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament with a spectacular performance in the Big Ten Tournament. The Spartans got rewarded with a regional stocked with tournament champions. No. 2 Missouri won the Big 12 Tournament, No. 4 Louisville ran through the Big East Tournament, No. 5 New Mexico took home the Mountain West title, and a slew of other tournament...

Green Powers Spartans Past Iowa

Draymond Green’s 18th double-double of the season powered Michigan State past Iowa in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.

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...

Video: Derrick Nix drops the hammer

Derrick Nix is a big man, but plays with a lot of finesse around the basket. We’ve even seen him go coast-to-coast. But that doesn’t change the fact the is still just what we said, a big man. Yesterday, in the midst of Michigan State’s blowout win in the 2nd round of the B1G Tourney, Nix celebrated a layup and 1 by punching the basketball support. We’ve seen plenty of...

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...

University of Rochester recruits with rap video

I keep hoping that Michigan State students never go this route *quickly scans YouTube*. The University of Rochester isn’t exactly a destination spot, heck, even Syracuse has a hard enough time convincing football players to hang around the middle of Upstate New York for the now. But the Yellowjackets put together his rap video formed by their school a capella group. Enjoy, or not.

Game Day Grades: Michigan State

INDIANAPOLIS - Wisconsin played the first 10 minutes of its Big Ten Tournament semifinal against Michigan State almost perfect. The other 30 minutes were another story, as No.8 Michigan State's size and strength helped propel them to 65-52 victory. Badger Nation hands out the grades.

Preview: No.8 Michigan State vs. No.14 UW

After setting the nets on fire Friday afternoon, shooting 48.2 percent overall and 50 percent from 3-point range, No.14 Wisconsin looks to advance to its first tournament title game since 2008 with a win over No.8 Michigan State Saturday.

Spartan Game Notes: Big Ten Tournament Iowa

The following notes are from Michigan State's 92-75 victory over Iowa. The Spartans advance to play Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon.

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.

Spartan Game Notes: Wisconsin

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

Post MSU Transcript

Transcript from Iowa postgame press conference after loss to Michigan State Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament.

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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