Michigan State had a tough one for its home finale Wednesday night with the Purdue Boilermakers. Both teams went in to the game 19-10 and are fighting to make sure their resumes look good enough to get an invite to the Big Dance (both should make it). A win against a tough conference opponent certainly helps.Purdue held a lead at the half, but behind Travis Trice's career high 27...
Welcome to March. Here’s a video featuring Gus Johnson going absolutely crazy.
Late in the second half of Michigan State’s game against Purdue Wednesday evening, Spartans’ junior forward Matt Costello threw down an impressive reverse dunk, while getting fouled.
Johnson proceeded to lose his mind.
March is the best month.
Matt Costello and Travis Trice each scored 15 points to lead No. 19 Michigan State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 85-52 on Saturday.
Branden Dawson had 12 points and seven rebounds for Michigan State (6-3). Bryn Forbes added 12-points, making 4 of 7 3-point shots.
The Spartans never trailed, built a 34-point halftime advantage and snapped a two-game losing streak against Kansas and...
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December 06, 2014
No. 26 – Matt Costello, F (Michigan State)
2013-14 Stats: 4.0ppg, 3.3rpg, 0.8apg, 1.3bpg, 59.8 FG %, 66.0 FT %, 14.7min.
Career Stats: 2.8ppg, 2.4rpg, 0.5apg, 0.9bpg, 56.3 FG %, 70.1 FT %, 10.7min.
Why you should know him: With Adreian Payne off to the NBA, it means next man up for the Spartans. Given the minutes Costello played last season he’s the likeliest player to replace...
In his first two years at Michigan State, Matt Costello has gotten to play alongside Derrick Nix and Adreian Payne. That won’t be the case in 2014.
Matt Costello’s performance will be crucial to MSU’s success next seasonCostello is going to be relied upon as the go-to big man for the Spartans next season. The only other option at the position in Gavin Schilling, who has a lot...
The last perfect home record in the Big Ten has fallen.
Michigan State topped Iowa 71-69 in overtime Tuesday night, handing the Hawkeyes their first home loss of the season and rebounding from the toughest loss of the 2013-14 campaign to date.
Here are four things to takeaway from MSU’s overtime win:
1. Sensational sophomores
Sophomores Matt Costello and Denzel...
We posted earlier about the Spartans’ Adreian Payne who tossed down just a massive putback dunk in the second half of their match-up with the Buckeyes. Following that dunk, Payne’s teammate Matt Costello got a little bit excited and he didn’t care who knew it. Check out his celebration which may remind you of a 13 year-old girl at a Beyonce concert.
[The great CJ Fogler...
EAST LANSING — Michigan State sophomore center Matt Costello might not have felt like his normal self in the Spartans’ 79-65 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday night, but he played like a new man.
Costello, who usually starts for the Spartans, came of the bench, and was limited, due to an illness that has been bothering him since MSU traveled to Brookyln, N.Y. for the Coaches...