Biggest reasons 2014 MSU Basketball team can reach Final Four

Ever since Tom Izzo took over as the MSU Basketball coach, the Spartans have become regulars in the Final Four. Until this past season, every four year player for Tom Izzo had been to at least one Final Four. That is not an easy feat considering Izzo has been at MSU for two decades. Most fans and media had last year pegged as Izzo’s best chance to win a championship since the Mateen...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: MSU's Branden Dawson throws monster windmill dunk

Branden Dawson, Michigan State’s junior forward, had a huge slam in the Big Ten Championship Game with Michigan. Dawson had a pretty sweet dunk against Wisconsin, but this one during the second half definitely tops it. MSU is up big right now. Who’s the fourth no.1 seed if Michigan loses? The post MSU’s Branden Dawson Throws Down Windmill Dunk in Big Ten Championship Game appeared...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball: Spartans suffer terrible start to ‘Izzo’s month’ with 53-46 loss to Illinois

MSU Basketball: Spartans suffer terrible start to ‘Izzo’s month’ with 53-46 loss to IllinoisEAST LANSING — “When they are healthy, watch out.” Those words — or variations of it — have been murmured across the country when talking about the 18th-ranked Michigan State Spartans and their chances of making a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. Well, with Branden Dawson playing...
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball: Branden Dawson out 4-5 weeks with broken right hand

EAST LANSING — Michigan State may be without two starters for Saturday’s top-25 matchup against Michigan, as the school announced earlier today in a press conference that junior forward Branden Dawson will be sidelined for four to five weeks with a broken right hand. Dawson will have surgery later on this evening, and said that he slammed his hand during a film session this morning...
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball: Tom Izzo and team learn from Rose Bowl victory

EAST LANSING — Tom Izzo and Michigan State basketball have been the nucleus of the Spartans’ athletic department for quite some time now. Izzo, now in his 19th year as MSU’s head coach, has led Michigan State to one NCAA championship, six Final Four appearances, seven Big Ten regular-season championships, three Big Ten Tournament championships and a Big Ten-best 16 straight...
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Branden Dawson catches oop off backboard vs. Texas

Easily one of the dunks of the year. Michigan’s State’s Denzel Valentine found Branden Dawson on a break-away and threw him a pass off the backboard for the huge slam. The post Michigan State’s Branden Dawson catches oop off backboard vs. Texas appeared first on Diehardsport.
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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