Found September 25, 2013 on Inside the Hall:
With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Michigan State Spartans. When Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says his future team reminds him of his 2000 National Champion squad, watch out. He said just that in July to MSU's student newspaper, The State News. In fact, heading into the 2013-2014 season, Izzo might have his best squad in East Lansing since that legendary team more than 13 years ago. There's Gary Harris, Keith Appling and Adreian Payne, who return to comprise the Spartans' core. All three were recognized as all-Big Ten last season. Harris and Payne gave up potential first round NBA draft selections to make a run at a national championship in 2014.The post 2013-2014 ITH season preview: Michigan State Spartans appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting an...

Michigan State Basketball recruiting: Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn commits

On Thursday, the 2014 Michigan State basketball recruiting scene received a major boost, with the commitment of four star point guard Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn. Nairn, the 5’11″, 180 lb point guard out of Sunrise Christian Academy in Wichita, Kansas, commits to Michigan State over his other top three choices of Indiana, Minnesota, and Oklahoma. It was a rather quick pickup...

2015 wing Tyler Williams set for Michigan, Michigan State and Texas A&M visits

When we last checked in with Tyler Williams, his Urban DFW coach, Corey Dudley, said the swingman was “high on Michigan” and that he was looking forward to visiting in the fall. Now, fall is here and Williams’ second visit to Michigan — his first was for last season’s football game against Michigan State — is rapidly approaching. The 6-foot-4 Williams will be in Ann Arbor...

Lourawls Nairn commits to Michigan State

On Thursday morning at his high school, Sunrise Christian Academy, class of 2014 Bel Aire (Kan.) point guard Lourawls Nairn committed to play for Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans. Nairn also considered Minnesota, Oklahoma and Indiana. The point guard is rated No. 119 in the country according to the 247 Composite Rankings.The post Lourawls Nairn commits to Michigan State appeared...

Cook remains starting QB for Michigan St

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio ended months of competition and speculation last week, announcing sophomore Connor Cook as the starting quarterback. Cook started the Spartans' last nonconference game Saturday at Notre Dame, but was pulled on MSU's final offensive possession in favor of senior Andrew Maxwell. Dantonio said earlier this week that Cook is still the team...

Gophers hit recruiting crunch time, still trying to overcome late start.

Thursday will be another day to monitor twitter closely. Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn will be announcing his college choice. Even though he would be the perfect point guard for Richard Pitino's system, a fan favorite, and a hero the over 50 crowd (what a name!) things aren't looking good, as Down With Goldy points out in agonizing detail.

Nairn picks Michigan State

Michigan State picked up a much needed point guard on Thursday, as Lourawls Nairn, or Tum Tum as he's known to most, committed to Tom Izzo and the Spartans.

Alabama backs down from playing Michigan State

Michigan State Athletic Direct, Mark Hollis, has confirmed that Alabama has requested a two-game series be cancelled. The two teams were set to play in 2016 at Alabama and in 2017 at Michigan State. This game would be coupled with…Read more →

Nairn chooses Michigan State

2014 guard Lourawls Nairn picked the Spartans over IU, Oklahoma and Minnesota.

Make Up Your Mind – Fixing What Ills Michigan State Football

Wishy washy, flip flopping, indecision are the only three phrases that you can use to describe the current Michigan State Football season. The offensive staff has not only managed the Quarterback situation like a three year old that can’t decide on what Halloween candy they want to eat, but have played blind darts with pretty much every position group on the offensive side of the...

Reset: Looking at MSU through four games

Michigan State sits at 3-1 through four games, but who has helped lead to the success and who needs to step up for MSU to be successful in the next eight games -- and Big Ten play.
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