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Mike Mulholland | MLive.com When you play basketball at Michigan State, the mindset is national championship or bust. That’s the kind of program that Tom Izzo has built. The Spartans are expected to open up with one of the top ranked teams in the nation when the preseason polls are released. And with two potential NBA draft lottery picks in senior forward Adreian Payne and sophomore guard Gary Harris, Michigan State is a legitimate national championship contender. But like I said, just being a contender isn’t good enough. If you ask junior forward Branden Dawson, they’re going to win it. On Tuesday, Dawson posted the following to his Ask.fm: “We’re gonna win a national championship. MARK MY WORD.” Dawson has had a bit of a disappointing career thus far in East Lansing with multiple injuries not helping his cause. Last year, he averaged a mere 8.9 points per game. According to Izzo, Dawson has been in the gym every day working on his game. While the confidence is fine and dandy...
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Former Michigan State center Derrick Nix has signed to play professionally in Slovenia this upcoming season, according to a tweet from his agent.
“Congratulations to client Derrick Nix for signing with Adriatic & Eurochallenge club Krka in Slovenia,” said Nix’s agent Daniel Moldovan in a tweet this morning.
Moldovan is also the agent for San Antonio Spurs rookie Aron Baynes...
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, while addressing a large media gathering Wednesday afternoon at the Chicago Hilton, was asked what the mantra was for this years football team.
This years mantra? he said rhetorically. Chase it! Simple.
What his Spartans are chasing is a Rose Bowl berth, something they have not gained in the past 26 years. Dantonio has Rose Bowl logos on the...
In January 2012, my twitter friend Eric and I decided to start up a Michigan State blog because he and I both wanted to tell Spartan Nation our thoughts and, for lack of a better word, “analysis” of the Spartans. As of today, on July 22nd, 2013, the blog has grown and taken me places I could have never dreamed of.
It’s growth has been tremendous, as in the past year our views...
Ohio 2015 prospect Jerome Baker holds an offer from Michigan State and hopes to visit. We get the latest from one of Ohio's top prospects in the next Spartans recruiting class.
The Spartans bring four options at quarterback into fall camp and while the returning starter, Andrew Maxwell, holds the lead, the battle continues.
Michigan State has Darqueze Dennard in the fold still and have high expectations for his counterpart in Trae Waynes on the other side.