Found April 03, 2013 on College Spun:
Lauren Walson/College Spun While the Spartans basketball season has come to an end, one question still remains. Will Adreian Payne forgo his senior year and enter the NBA Draft? The 6-foot-10 junior surprised everyone this season with his versatility and the improvement he made from his sophomore to junior year.   Payne averaged 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds per game, along with showing he has the ability to shoot from the 3-point line. According to M-Live, Michigan State’s head coach, Tom Izzo, mentioned that if Payne were to stay for his senior year, there is a great chance of him ”hanging his own banner” at the Breslin Center. Payne is one of those players who is always putting in extra time. He was even found shooting around and watching video on Easter Sunday, two days following the loss to Duke. Of course, Tom Izzo wants Adreian Payne to make the best decision for himself. Spartans fans would all like to see him back next season. Just like every other undergrad, Payne will hav...

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo hangs out with rapper 2 Chainz (Picture)

Sometimes a picture is a 1,000 words and appears that this picture of Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo and rapper 2 Chainz is one of those pictures: (Courtesy of Next Impulse Sports)

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    Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo is in Atlanta doing some guest analyst work for ESPN during the upcoming Final Four this weekend. But apparently  that doesn’t mean Izzo can’t have a little fun. In the photo courtesy of Lost Lettermen  we see the great coach took some time to spend with Atlanta based rapper 2 Chainz. If there were ever a more unlikely couple, I think...

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Tom Izzo hanging out with 2 Chainz

Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo is in Atlanta to be a Final Four analyst for ESPN and apparently he ran into 2 Chainz.  No word on how much time they spent together, but this is definitely not a photo I ever expected to see. Me and Coach Izzo — Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) April 4, 2013 [SB Nation]

Spartan Jump Shots, Final Play: Adreian Payne, Gary Harris and Keith Appling Not Ready for NBA

A bit unexpectedly, the Michigan State Spartans flamed out against the Duke Blue Devils last Friday night without much of a fight. Few things went right late and midway through the second half, and it was obvious the Spartans would be going home. Perhaps the best news from the defeat, though, was that Michigan State would only graduate one senior off a roster in transition which...

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Spring training inspires eternal hope for college football fans. Optimism is at an all-time high. Last season’s disappointment has been wiped from memory and fan boys across the country have their eyes locked into their favorite squad’s progress in the off season. At this point, everyone’s undefeated, everyone still has a shot, and there are no losers. Not yet. In part 5 of...

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Tom Izzo kicks it with 2 Chainz in Atlanta during Final Four festivities

Tom Izzo's Michigan State squad did not make it to the Final Four, but the Spartans' coach made it to Atlanta nonetheless, and he's hanging with 2 Chainz.
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