WATCH: Spartans Rally For 75-74 Win Over Minnesota in OT

Michigan State snapped into form after halftime of the Big Ten opener. Still-developing Minnesota was left with a stinging defeat. Senior Alvin Ellis III made two free throws with 10.6 seconds left in overtime to finish with a career-high 20 points and give Michigan State the lead, capping a 75-74 comeback victory by the Spartans over Minnesota on Tuesday after the Gophers led by...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Gophers fall to Michigan State in Big Ten opener

MINNEAPOLIS -- Alvin Ellis III made two free throws with 10.6 seconds left in overtime to finish with 20 points and give Michigan State the lead, capping a 75-74 comeback victory by the Spartans over Minnesota on Tuesday after the Gophers took a 13-point lead into halftime.Michigan State, the worst foul-shooting team in the Big Ten, was 8 for 20 from the line until Ellis stepped...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Daniel Giddens shows MSU’s Alvin Ellis III the bird

Michigan State destroyed Ohio State 91-76 in the regular season finale this afternoon from the Breslin Center. And like in any blowout, the reserves got plenty of action including junior guard Alvin Ellis III who recorded five points in about six minutes of playing time while going two-of-two from the field. Ellis further made the most of this opportunity by pretending to shoot...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State’s Daniel Giddens Flips Off Michigan State’s Alvin Ellis III After Celebration

Junior guard Alvin Ellis III doesn’t get a ton of burn for Michigan State, but he made the most of his six minutes today, scoring five points on 2-for-2 shooting from the floor. After hitting a three, the junior guard celebrated by pretending to shoot an arrow towards the Ohio State bench. Ohio State’s Daniel Giddens did not appreciate it at all, and let Ellis know with a distinct...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alvin Ellis III goes bow and arrow, Ohio State’s Daniel Gidden gives him middle finger

Vine During the first half of the Michigan State-Ohio State game Saturday, Spartan swingman Alvin Ellis III hit a three by the Buckeyes bench. He shot ’em with a bow and arrow. Buckeyes freshman big man hit him with a middle finger. This illustrates two recurring themes in college hoops. 1. Officiating is poor. Both should have received technicals – Ellis for the taunt...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Alvin Ellis III cited for two alcohol-related issues in spring

Michigan State Spartans guard Alvin Ellis III was cited twice this spring for alcohol-related issues. The Associated Press reported Ellis’ citations. The report states that Ellis was charged with a misdemeanor count of “underage purchase, consumption or possession of alcohol” back on May 2, but the charge was dismissed. Instead, Ellis admitted to public littering and paid...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Biggest flaws going into 2014-15 season

Michigan State lost a lot of playmakers this offseason, returning just one of it’s top four scorers from a year ago. Seniors Branden Dawson and Travis Trice will be heavily relied upon as leaders next season, as well as do-it-all junior Denzel Valentine. The Spartans still have some talent on the roster, but with the losses of Gary Harris, Adreian Payne and Keith Appling it will...
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball: Who is the best NBA Draft prospect on the team?

With the 2014 NBA Draft coming up in two days there is no better time than now to gaze into the crystal ball and predict which player currently on the Michigan State Basketball roster will be the best NBA player. BRANDEN DAWSON NBA teams are intrigued by Branden Dawson’s athleticismWhen talking about NBA prospects at Michigan State right now the conversation has to start with Branden...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU basketball: Why Alvin Ellis III will become a star

The Michigan State basketball team will need to replace a lot of production at the guard position in 2014 with the departures of Keith Appling and Gary Harris. One of the prime candidates to step in and contribute at guard in 2014 is Alvin Ellis III (AE3 as I prefer to call him). Ellis averaged just 7.9 minutes per game in 2013, but he will be given ample opportunities to expand...
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball: Alvin Ellis III looking to make name among freshmen hype

EAST LANSING — In the circus that is college basketball, priorities, unfortunately, seem to get altered too often. Instead of celebrating team performance, unity and growth — three things that get lost in today’s view of sports — we place individual performance, and hype, on a pedestal. Currently, this misjudgment of what should be in the forefront of the daily news is as...
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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