Tom Izzo is college basketball coaching royalty and his Michigan State basketball teams have been one of the best programs in the country for as long as most of us can remember. However, what we’ve witnessed this season could very well be a program in decline.
No Draymond Green-like player, no Mateen Cleaves…basically, it’s a team with some nice parts but no stand out leader...
Michigan State lost at Nebraska on Saturday.
You might not think that’s too big a deal. After all, Michigan State lost at home to the Huskers a season ago, and not only made the NCAA tournament, but gained a No. 4 seed and eventually progressed to the Elite Eight. This is a Tom Izzo team. The Spartans play in the Big Ten. They’re still a good bet to make the Big Dance, right...
Fans of college basketball in the state of Michigan have been spoiled in recent years. John Beilein has transformed Michigan into a perennial power, with an appearance in the national championship game and an elite eight appearance in the past two years. Under Tom Izzo, Michigan State, has continued it success in the Big Ten as well as in the NCAA Tournament. The Michigan vs...
When: Sunday January 11th, 12:00 pm
TV: Big Ten Network
Michigan State returns home on Sunday to face Northwestern for their third game in seven days. The Spartans are 2-0 in this stretch and are coming off a big come-from-behind win against the Hawkeyes in Iowa on Thursday.
Northwestern comes in at 10-5 overall and 1-1 in Big Ten play. The Wildcats do not...
If you’re a low-tier college basketball team hoping to beat an established, premier program, travel to Michigan for a game.
This afternoon, a couple weeks after NJIT defeated the then-No. 17 Wolverines, No. 25 Michigan State (8-4) fell to Texas Southern (2-8), 71-64. According to noted college basketball expert Ken Pomeroy, this was a bigger upset than NJIT’s victory against...
Tom Izzo has mostly mastered his current profession, coaching college basketball. It appears the Michigan State men’s basketball coach wants to become an expert in another field, too.
During his weekly radio show, “The Tom Izzo Radio Show,” the 59-year-old coach busted out his accordion and began to play some Christmas carols. Check it out:
Not bad, coach.
Michigan State Spartans men's basketball coach Tom Izzo played "Jingle Bells" on the accordion while his players and some friends sang along during his radio show on Monday night. As the videos show, it turns out Izzo is a pretty good accordion player.H/T FTW.
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Michigan State fell to Notre Dame as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge tonight, 79-78.
Following the contest, Spartans’ coach Tom Izzo expressed some frustration with the officiating; specifically, the free throw discrepancy between the two teams.
The Fighting Irish shot 25 free throws. Michigan State shot nine.
Izzo says free-throw discrepancy for #Michigan State at #Notre...
The St. Cloud State (Minn.) Huskies, a Division II basketball team, paid a visit to East Lansing on Friday to play the role of patsy in an exhibition match-up with the Michigan State Spartans. The Huskies of course were expected to lose, which the team did in spectacularly ugly fashion, going down by the lopsided...Read More
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Tom izzo called timeout at the end of the Michigan State-UConn Elite 8 game so Huskies fans could enjoy the moment.