The Basketball Tournament delivers former NBA, NCAA players a second chance

In September 2011, former Michigan State forward Delvon Roe assumed he’d never don a green and white jersey on the court again. After playing in 109 contests in three seasons (2008-11), accumulating two appearances in the Final Four and one in the national title game, the 6-foot-8, 235-pounder developed chronic knee pain. Seeing that another year would lead to his discomfort worsening...
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July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Spartan Heroes survive Ohio United, fall to Marquette alumni

It wasn’t the greatest debut for a team in The Basketball Tournament. The Spartan Heroes, that were made up predominately Michigan State basketball players and were supposed to be a favorite for the $2 million championship prize, squeaked by Ohio United before being dismantled at the hands of former Marquette players. The Heroes needed everything they had to avoid an opening round...
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Spartan Heroes open The Basketball Tournament play

This year, a team of former Michigan State Spartans have come together form a team called the Spartan Heroes to compete in The Basketball Tournament, a single-elimination, 64-team event. This former Spartans taking part include Raymar Morgan, Derrick Nix, Delvon Roe, Korie Lucious, Brandon Wood, Charlie Bell, Durrell Summers, Brandan Kearney. In order to fill out the roster, this...
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July 16, 2016

Michigan State Basketball: Spartans reunite for The Basketball Tournament

Throughout the course of July, former Michigan State basketball players will be reuniting under the name “Spartan Heroes” to try to take home a $2,000,000 prize at The Basketball Tournament. The Basketball Tournament is run much like the NCAA Tournament. There will be 64 teams competing in regionals trying to get to the “Super 16” in Philadelphia before heading to their version...
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Michigan State Player Takes Shot At Michigan Basketball Program

Delvon Roe, a former Michigan State player, had some harsh words following the announcement that five-star guard Tyus Battle decommitted from Michigan. Tyus Battle just saved his career.. Life for that matter. #BlueBalled #GoGreen — Delvon Roe (@DelvonRoe10) June 19, 2015 While news that Battle likely won’t be playing his college basketball in Ann Arbor, this […] The post...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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