MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS RUMORS & GOSSIP
This Tuesday, the 13th ranked Michigan State basketball team (16-3, 5-1) will travel to Madison, Wisconsin to take on the unranked but very dangerous Badgers (13-5, 4-1). Tip off will be at 7:00 PM and will be televised on ESPN.
Over the course of the past fifteen years or so, there has been quite a rivalry instilled between these two schools to where it has gotten to a point that...
Following a Michigan State victory over Iowa back on Thursday, January 10, Michigan State senior Derrick Nix, a 6’9” center from Detroit took to Twitter and delivered his trademark postgame victory tweet.
“R.I.P ta da competition,” is what his tweets read following every Spartan win.
However, on this particular night, Nix decided to scroll through the twitter feed and see...
EAST LANSING — Adreian Payne went 5-of-6 from the field for 14 points and five rebounds in the No. 18 Michigan State Spartans (16-3, 5-1) 59-56 impressive victory over No. 11 Ohio St. (13-4, 3-2) Saturday night.
The junior from Dayton, Ohio has really been on a tear as of late (averaging 14.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in his last four games), but throughout his career he has had...
Prior to Michigan State’s Big Ten matchup with Penn State, two Spartans players were involved in an altercation. Adreian Payne and Brandon Dawson let an argument between them turn into a fist fight that caused damage to a Pennsylvania hotel. After dealing with the police over reports of damages anto both the hotel and the [...]
Michigan State forwards Branden Dawson and Adreian Payne were involved in a scuffle at a hotel before Wednesday night's game that led to police responding to the altercation.
Spartans coach Tom Izzo said in a statement that the scuffle started with the off-campus roommates needling each other and led to a dented wall. He said Dawson and Payne will pay for any property damage...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo released a statement today saying that Branden Dawson and Adreian Payne were involved in a fight Wednesday in the second story lobby of the team hotel.
Izzo said, “I’ve spent my entire afternoon meeting with the players involved and they are both sincerely remorseful.”
Izzo said that neither player will start tonight and they will both pay for...
Just a few weeks back, after returning to Michigan State following the Christmas holiday, Brandan Kearney informed head coach Tom Izzo that wanted to transfer. The reasoning behind Kearney’s decision cited playing time and the need for a “fresh start.” Well, with the start of the spring semester on the horizon, Kearney has made a [...]
EAST LANSING, Mich. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has not been quite sure how to approach small forward Branden Dawson this season.
How far do you push an athlete coming back from anterior cruciate ligament knee surgery? Thats a slippery slope for a coach to navigate. But Izzo decided to prod Dawson after a lackluster first half Saturday against Purdue, and Dawson responded in...
Tom Izzo has been looking to get sophomore forward Branden Dawson playing with more fire, and it seemed he found it in the second half in the Spartans victory over the Boilermakers. Dawson already has history with Purdue, as he spurned the university in his home state to attend MSU, and he barked at Matt Painter during a game last year. But he cranked it up a notch or two on Saturday...
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