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Michigan State forward Branden Dawson fractures left wrist

AP Photo Michigan State forward Branden Dawson suffered a fracture in his left wrist Wednesday in the Spartans’ win against Eastern Michigan, the school announced Thursday. The school said the fracture is stable and non-displaced. “I feel bad for Branden, as he’s been practicing so well over the last few weeks,” coach Tom Izzo said in a release. “But we also feel a bit...
Via The Catch and Shoot
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Branden Dawson suffers fractured wrist

  Michigan State forward Branden Dawson has a non-displaced fracture on his left wrist and will miss the team's next two games. The school released details on Dawson's injury Thursday, one day after he was hurt in No. 25 Michigan State's 66-46 win over Eastern Michigan. The Spartans face Texas Southern on Saturday. Michigan State says Dawson could be back in time for the start of...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Michigan State tops Eastern Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Bryn Forbes scored 14 points and Travis Trice added 13, and No. 25 Michigan State dispatched Eastern Michigan 66-46 on Wednesday night, denying the Eagles their second straight upset win over an in-state foe. Eastern Michigan beat Michigan in Ann Arbor last week, but the Eagles (8-2) never led against Michigan State. Eastern Michigan shot 23 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Michigan State denies Eastern Michigan another upset win

  Bryn Forbes scored 14 points and Travis Trice added 13, and No. 25 Michigan State dispatched Eastern Michigan 66-46 on Wednesday night, denying the Eagles their second straight upset win over an in-state foe. Eastern Michigan beat Michigan in Ann Arbor last week, but the Eagles (8-2) never led against Michigan State. Eastern Michigan shot 23 percent from the field, and although...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Ed Cunningham Refers To Michigan State As The Best CFB Team He Saw This Year

Ed Cunningham must have not watched that many college football games this year.  The ESPN analyst, appearing on the SVP & Russillo show Wednesday afternoon, said the best college team he saw this season was not No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Oregon, No. 3 Florida State or No. 4 Ohio State. The best college football team Cunningham watched was No. 8 Michigan State, which went 10-2, losing...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Football Top 25 Players: 2014 Postseason No’s 15-11

As we enter the final 15 players in our 2014 Big Ten football Top 25 players countdown we have had a conspicuous absence of Michigan State players. Don’t fret, as you’ll get your fill today in what is perhaps the most one-school centric portion of our poll. Previous Rankings: No’s 25-21 | No’s 20-16 Let’s continue the week-long party with a look at those players smack-dab...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Connor Cook to return to Michigan State for 2015 season

Michigan State fans received good news on Tuesday afternoon as they found out their star quarterback Connor Cook will be reportedly returning for his senior season. Cook said on Tuesday: “I have unfinished business that I want to accomplish next year. I think the only way I can do that is if I return.” Many NFL Draft analysts had Cook being a first round pick in the upcoming...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State QB Connor Cook Says He Will Return For His Senior Season, Has “Unfinished Business”

Cook will reportedly come back for his senior season. Good news, Michigan State fans: starting quarterback Connor Cook will reportedly return for his senior season. Cook told ESPN that he made his decision because he has “unfinished business” in East Lansing. Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has “unfinished business” that he would like to take care of and...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Michigan State Spartans' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State OL Jack Allen Says It’s Not Fun Mimicking Baylor’s Offense In Practice Because He’s Fat

Michigan State is a little more than two weeks away from its bowl game against Baylor. The No. 8-ranked Spartans are set to take on the No. 5-ranked Bears in the Cotton Bowl Jan. 1.  It’ll be a matchup of two teams that play very different styles of football. Baylor, the nation’s leading-scoring team, relies on its offense and likes to play fast; Michigan State, which boasts...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Remove one Junior quarterback off your NFL Draft Boards

Today Michigan State Junior quarterback Connor Cook stated he will not be entering the 2015 NFL Draft, instead he will be staying at MSU for his Senior season.  This is a smart move in my opinion, because next year he will be a very high prospect if he has a solid senior year. Hondo Carpenter […] The post Remove one Junior quarterback off your NFL Draft Boards appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Play “Jingle Bells” On His Accordion

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.  Music.  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. Izzo...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State basketball: Izzo says Javon Bess set for debut against EMU

Javon Bess came to Michigan State on a mission – to contribute to one of the best college basketball programs in the country. From the very moment he arrived in East Lansing, Bess made his way to the gym – where it seems he never left. All summer long and into the fall, the 6-foot-5, 205 pound guard out of Gahanna Lincoln High School in Ohio spent countless hours perfecting his...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo plays Christmas carols on the accordion (VIDEO)

Vine Tom Izzo is not just a coaching machine, but rather an impressive accordionist as well.  Monday night, Izzo performed on his weekly radio show with a live performance strumming away Christmas carols. His players joined in the party singing “Jingle Bells”. Co-hosts Will Tieman and Gus Ganakas were blown away.  And rightfully so.  Izzo is a one-of-a-kind coach (and possibly...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Jams ‘Jingle Bells’ On His Accordion

Personally, I’m not that into holiday music, but I will always have one exception—the classic “Jingle Bells” played by Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo on his accordion. If you don’t follow MSU that closely, you may be unaware that Izzo playing the instrumental as his players sing along is an annual thing. This year was no different, as he belted it out on the “Tom...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Izzo plays “Jingle Bells” on accordion to welcome holiday season

As if Michigan State coach Tom Izzo couldn’t get any better. Here’s Izzo playing “Jingle Bells” on accordion.
Via The Catch and Shoot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Freep Column: Michigan State’s Dawson must keep motor running

In my guest column for freep.com I take a look at Michigan State senior Branden Dawson, and how he is the key to the Spartans season on the hardwood. Tom Izzo knew it before the season even started. He laid it out there for everyone at the Big Ten Media Day in Chicago. “If we are going to be great, Branden Dawson has to take a major step.” It seemed an obvious thing to say. Dawson...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball routs Oakland

Michigan State cruised to an 87-61 win against in-state opponent Oakland on Sunday night thanks to some white hot shooting. The Spartans shot 55.7 % from the floor and knocked down 10 of 17 from three point range. Michigan State continued to share the ball well, assisting on 25 of 34 made baskets. Denzel Valentine (19 points), Branden Dawson (15 points) and Bryn Forbes (12 points...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Jack Allen named first team All-American, Kurtis Drummond to second team

Jack Allen became just the fourth center in Michigan State football history to earn All-American honors, while Kurtis Drummond was named to the second team by USA TODAY. The 6-foot-2-inch product of Hinsdale, Illinois, who is a biscuit shy of 300 pounds, led the Spartan offensive line with 16.5 dominators and his 75 knockdowns were good for second best. Allen also won Michigan State’s...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Knows There’s More Than One Way To Fill The Cotton Bowl

Baylor football has trolled Michigan State over their Cotton Bowl ticket sales.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Trolls Michigan State For Not Selling Cotton Bowl Tickets Quickly

Baylor and Michigan State are set to meet in the Cotton Bowl, and despite the game being roughly three weeks away, the trash talking has already begun between the two schools.  Both schools received an allotment of 13,000 tickets for the game, and it appears that the fan base of the No. 5-ranked Bears is a little more excited for the contest than that of the No. 8-ranked Spartans...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Mysterious Marvin Clark Jr.

After getting off to a slow start to the season, Michigan State freshman Marvin Clark Jr. started to get hot and looked like he was going to be a valuable bench piece for the Spartans moving forward. Then, almost as quickly, Clark fell off the planet for two games before re-emerging against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Let’s jump into the numbers and see what that tells us about the MSU...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State quietly puts itself in position for New Years Six bowl game

The Michigan State Spartans have played two huge games on the national stage, taking on Oregon and Ohio State while both were top 15 teams. Unfortunately, the Spartans got smoked when the clock read 0:00. So, it’s easy to see why there hasn’t been much talk about MSU since it’s Nov. 8 loss to Ohio State. At that point, Michigan State’s hopes for postseason play appeared shot...
Via Talking 10
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Should Be Ashamed For Running a Fake Field Goal Against Rutgers

Michigan State should be ashamed of this play. Here they are up 35-0 and rather than kick a 42-yard field goal they go for a fake and the kicker runs the ball in for a touchdown instead. I am sure it was quite thrilling for the kicker; probably crossed something off of his bucket list.That being said it was so unnecessary. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Uniform of the Week: Maryland goes in full Black Ops mode for Michigan State

Earlier this college football season we witnessed Maryland suit up in one of the most beautifully designed patriotic uniforms the sport has seen. It was just the latest offering suggesting Maryland’s football program has stepped its game up in the realm of uniform design. The shock over the 2011 introduction to the state pride uniforms has worn off for most, but college football...
Via The Student Section
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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