Found February 01, 2012 on
All the other Spartans were on the bus, waiting for their leader. Draymond Green, Michigan State's senior co-captain, played 16 minutes Tuesday night against Illinois. Foul trouble kept him on the bench early. Cramps and a left knee injury kept him there late.
BEST OF MAXIM
If there's one player that Michigan State's basketball team absolutely can't afford to lose, it's senior captain Draymond Green.
It didn't look good for Green and the Spartans when he hobbled off the court, missed the final 3:51 of Tuesday night's game at Illinois and was then seen leaving the arena on crutches because of an injured left knee.
The Big Ten’s leading rebounder, and best player on the nation’s 9th ranked team may be out for awhile. Michigan State forward Draymond Green seriously hurt his left leg in tonight’s mild upset loss to the Illini, and left the game with 3:50 left, unable to walk on his own power.
Green was down on the Assembly Hall floor in Champaign for quite awhile, and after examination...
East Lansing, Mich. — Sometimes the ball just doesn’t bounce in your favor, and tonight it seemed like the ball didn’t want to bounce in the favor of the Michigan State Spartans or the Fighting Illini. This game was definitely hard on the eyes, and even worse on the Spartans record. The Spartans fall to 17-5 and 6-3 in the Big Ten with the 42-41 loss to the Fighting Illini...
Michigan State forward Draymond Green is the co-Big Ten player of the week, and guard Brandon Dawson is the league's freshman of the week.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State forward Draymond Green has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee.
The Detroit News
College basketball : Michigan State
Champaign, Ill. - All of the attention over the next couple of days will be on the health of senior Draymond Green.
Green went down because of a knee injury with less than four minutes to play Tuesday in Michigan State's 42-41 loss to Illinois.
Green left the arena in crutches without talking to the media.
But Green wasn...
Michigan State forward Draymond Green has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee. Green had an MRI on Wednesday and is listed as day to day. The ninth-ranked Spartans don't play again until Sunday, when they host No. 23 Michigan. Green was injured during Tuesday night's loss at Illinois. He was helped off the court and hobbled through the postgame handshake line.
East Lansing, Mich. — The Michigan Sate Spartans had only one game last game, and it was enough for senior Draymond Green and freshman Branden Dawson to prove that they deserved Big Ten weekly awards.
Draymond Green is the Spartans leading scorer and rebounder, and now he is the Big Ten Co-Player of the week along with Nebraska’s Brandon Richardson.
Green scored 22 points and...
Brandon Paul shook off a poor-shooting game to score 18 points, including two free throws with 45 seconds left that gave Illinois the lead in a 42-41 victory over No. 9 Michigan State on Tuesday night. Michigan State's Draymond Green left with just under four minutes to play with what appeared to be an injury to his left knee.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Michigan State forward Draymond Green left Tuesday night's 42-41 loss at Illinois with what appeared to be a left knee injury.
An MRI revealed early today that Michigan State forward Draymond Green does not have a tear in his left knee, according to MSU's Matt Larson. He said doctors called it a sprain and said Green is day-to-day.
Two Michigan State basketball players have earned Big Ten weekly honors, as announced by the conference on Monday (Jan. 30). Draymond Green was named the Co-Big Ten Men's Basketball Player of the Week, while Branden Dawson earned the title of Big Ten Freshman of the Week.
The Big Ten is having one of the most memorable basketball seasons we’ve seen in some time. The conference leads the country with five top-25 teams and ranks number one in the RPI/Sagarin ratings.
Along with being regarded as the best conference in the nation, the Big Ten is full of intriguing stories. Here are the top five on the year thus far:
1.) Welcome Back...