Found November 09, 2012 on Little Brother Blog:
As Michigan State headed to Germany to open the season on Ramstein Air Base, it provided a chance not only to compete against UConn, but to have a first-hand account of military life. Take a look at some highlights of the trip and things players have said via social media: "These soliders opened my eyes up and filt me in on a lot of things they went through in afghanistan and i thank all the military for what they do #thankful." -- Denzel Valentine on Instagram. "This trip to germany has given me a whole new respect on life and a new respect on what our military goes thru every day #supportourtroops" -- Kenny Kaminski on Twitter. **Photos courtesy of Michigan State Basketball, Denzel Valentine and ESPN's Kevin Negandhi  

Michigan State basketball set to take on Connecticut

This Friday, the Michigan State basketball team will once again be opening up the college basketball season, doing so for the second straight year. Also for the second straight year, Michigan State will be opening up the college basketball season in a rather unique way. Last year, the Spartans got the season underway by playing against the North Carolina Tar Heels, playing aboard...

Michigan State Basketball: Spartan Pride Worldwide

For many, Michigan State University is not only a school, but it’s a culture. A culture of people who represent and stand for the same thing, Spartan Pride. From East Lansing to San Francisco, and all the way to Germany, this culture of people represent the green and white in all four corners of the world. By now, I’m sure that many are aware that the Michigan State basketball...

Michigan State- 62 UConn- 66 Recap

“When does basketball season start?” cried Spartan football fans around the world. “When does… er…. baseball season… start?” cry Spartan basketball fans around the world. Yeah. That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but a 4-point loss to an underdog to start off a season isn’t ideal. The Spartans looked flat from the beginning, not scoring any points for the first two...

Michigan State’s Brandon Dawson throws down dunk, salutes soldiers

Michigan State’s Brandon Dawson saluted the crowd and the soldiers in attendance of the Armed Forces Classic in a converted airplane hangar at Ramstein Air Base in Reinland, Germany. Nice dunk and gesture by Dawson.Previously: UConn’s DeAndre Daniels throws down vicious dunk.

Michigan State Basketball: More Than A Game

Story reported by David Harns: Wounded members of the US Army sitting front row at the MSU vs. UCONN game at Ramstein Air Base.                     Michigan State and Connecticut might be here to play a basketball game, but this is about so much more than a game. It’s about the three members of the US Army who are sitting behind the MSU bench, in the front row. A row...

Michigan State men’s hoops team flies in a C-130 transport plane

Tom Izzo took his team over to Germany to win a basketball game against Connecticut.  But while they’re there, the players and coaches have met and hung out with the troops stationed in Ramstein, put on a basketball clinic for the young Dirk Nowitzki’s of the world and took a quick jaunt on a C-130 transport plane. Here’s video of their flight on the plane that transports...

Audio: Dantonio Big Ten Teleconference

The Spartans are off this weekend but Mark Dantonio still had things to say about his team following the hard loss to Nebraska. Listen to Dantonio's comments about his team, players on the scout team and more.

Spartan Digest Recruiting Blog

Check out the latest news in the world of Michigan State football recruiting as Spartan coaches are traveling across the country.

Kilgore Overcomes Obstacles

After making an early pledge to Michigan State, Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier wide receiver Trey Kilgore looked to have a big senior season as a fulltime receiver. However, much like his future team Kilgore has learned nothing is promised and obstacles can arise at any time.

Full Speed to Indianapolis

After having its running game stymied against Michigan State, Wisconsin's offensive line had a goal of rushing for 400 yards. It's evident that it needed to set its goals higher, as Wisconsin's program-record 564 rushing yards led to a 62-14 beatdown over Indiana and a spot in the conference's title game for a second straight season.
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