Video: The Michigan State Basketball Team Went Water Tubing And Had An Awesome Time

The Michigan State men’s basketball team will look a little different next season. Gone are, arguably, the team’s top three players in Keith Appling, Gary Harris and Adreian Payne. The 2014-15 squad likely won’t have chemistry problems, though.  Most of the members of the current crop of Spartans recently spent some time together. They went water tubing and appeared to have...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft special night for MSU Basketball

After one of the bigger drafts in recent memory for the MSU Basketball program, I take a look back at what made it so special. The 2014 NBA Draft was a special night for Michigan State basketball to say the least, as a pair of former Spartans were each selected in the first round of the draft for the first time since 2006. Adreian Payne was the first Spartan picked Thursday night...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU’s Denzel Valentine Posts Heartfelt Message To Teammate Gary Harris Ahead Of NBA Draft

When all is said and done Thursday night, three former Michigan State Spartans (Adreian Payne, Gary Harris, Keith Appling) could be drafted onto NBA rosters. Arguably the player with the most upside is Harris, a shooting guard who chose to leave the university after just his sophomore season. In one of the more heartfelt moments we’ve recently seen on Instagram, his former teammate...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU’s Gary Harris: lottery for sure; Timberwolves at #13?

Three games into his freshman season, Michigan State freshman shooting guard Gary Harris suffered a shoulder injury that lingered throughout the year and hampered his performance.  He still had a very productive season, finishing second on the Spartans in scoring and winning the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award. A year removed from that injury and back to 100%, Harris is ready...
Via The Sports Bank
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia's Eron Harris is transferring to Mich State

A transfer from West Virginia is headed to Michigan State to help fill the void of some potential NBA players. The only problem is he won't be eligible for this coming season. Eron Harris, a 6-foot-3 guard who played the last two years with the Mountaineers, announced Monday on Twitter that he has selected East Lansing as the next stop in his college-basketball career. "...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Harris and Brown attend Nuggets’ pre-draft workout

Michigan State guard Gary Harris and Missouri guard Jabari Brown will take place in the Nuggets’ pre-draft workouts Thursday morning at Pepsi Center. Harris, (6-4, 205) is a quick and efficient finisher under the rim. His other strengths include explosiveness, perimeter defense and driving hard to the hoop. Harris averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game for...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Noah Vonleh, Gary Harris Move Up Board

Exactly zero college basketball games have been played since we posted our first 2014 NBA mock draft, but it’s high time we revised our board. As they say, only dead men and fools never change their minds. While no new information has come to light, deeper research and consideration allows us to rethink some of the factors that make each prospect a stronger — or in some cases...
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Gary Harris Declares for 2014 NBA Draft

Gary Harris bid farewell to the Michigan State Spartans during a press conference Tuesday, at which he confirmed that he would skip his final two college seasons to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. “It’s like a weight’s off my shoulders, honestly,” Harris said. “I made my decision, I’m happy with the decision I’ve made, and I’m looking forward to get ready for the next step.”
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Gary Harris entering NBA draft

Gary Harris is going pro, thanks in part to coach Tom Izzo's recommendation. The Michigan State shooting guard is entering the NBA draft, choosing to skip his last two years of college. "It's time to follow my dream," Harris said in a statement released by the school. Izzo told reporters after the season that he would advise Harris to make the jump to the league...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Point Guard Garry Harris To Enter NBA Draft

Another point guard has thrown his name into a crowded Draft field.  Michigan State stud point guard has indicated that he will forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the NBA Draft. Gary Harris declares for the NBA draft. Announced officially by Michigan State. “It's time to follow my dream,” Harris said. — Brian Hamilton (@BrianHamiltonSI) April 14, 2014 Harris led...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU basketball: Gary Harris announces for the NBA draft

File this one in the you-can't-really-blame-him category: Gary Harris made official today what nearly everyone has expected since the Spartans' season ended in a loss to Connecticut in the Elite Eight -- he's ready to play in the NBA. The post MSU basketball: Gary Harris announces for the NBA draft appeared first on isportsweb.
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Harris Reportedly Leaving Michigan State to Enter 2014 NBA Draft

Tom Izzo more or less talked about Gary Harris in recent weeks like the guard’s departure for the 2014 NBA Draft was merely a matter of time. Harris may be ready to make that leap official, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman: Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris is going to the NBA, sources told ESPN. Official announcement expected soon. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 14...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris Will Declare For The NBA Draft

Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris will be leaving school early and declaring for the NBA Draft, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports.  Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris is going to the NBA, sources told ESPN. Official announcement expected soon. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 14, 2014 The former McDonald’s All-American averaged 16.7 points, four rebounds, and 2.7...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State’s Gary Harris Could Learn A Lot From Shabazz Napier, Connecticut Huskies

Gary Harris, who could make a big impact on the 2015 Michigan State Spartans, could channel his inner Shabazz Napier by returning to school. (Khoa Nguyen, Flickr) Last night, the UConn Huskies completed an amazing run to the NCAA championship behind more outstanding play from Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright, their outstanding veteran guards. Napier finished his career with bookend...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State G Gary Harris To Enter NBA Draft

CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish is reporting that Michigan State guard Gary Harris will enter this year’s NBA Draft. “He’s going to go,” one source said. “And he probably should.” Harris averaged 16.7 points and 4.0 rebounds while leading the Spartans to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. The 6-foot-4 guard is a projected lottery pick and could easily go in the top...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: MSU’s Gary Harris To Enter NBA Draft

Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris was the Spartans leading scorer this season and often times the best player on the floor, so it’s no surprise that CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish is reporting that he’ll enter this year’s NBA Draft. Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris will, barring a surprising change of plans, eventually announce that he’s entering the 2014 NBA Draft, sources...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Harris will enter NBA draft ‘barring a surprising change of plans’, per report

The Michigan State Spartans nearly lost Gary Harris to the NBA following the 2012-13 season. It appears they will not be able to dodge a second bullet. CBSSports’ Gary Parrish reported Monday that Harris will enter the 2014 NBA Draft, “barring a surprising change of plans”. “He’s going to go,” one source said. “And he probably should.” Harris averaged 16.7 points...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Izzo might advise Gary Harris to enter NBA

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo might advise Gary Harris to enter the NBA draft. Izzo told reporters on Tuesday if his research leads him to believe Harris would be among the top guards selected in June, he would lean toward telling the sophomore to go pro. Izzo met with Harris and the rest of his teammates on Monday, a day after the Spartans were eliminated...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The MSU Basketball bandwagon that is sweeping the nation

So is everyone officially on board yet? If not, there might still be some room to squeeze you on if you’re interested. But act now, because spots are filling up fast. You don’t want to be forced to walk along beside it. Do you know what I’m talking about yet? Here, I’ll give you some hints: ESPN is driving it,  and Barack Obama is riding shot gun. Yes, what I am speaking...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball celebrates Big Ten tournament championship (VIDEO)

Remember the 2014 Rose Bowl Champion Michigan State football team’s post game locker room celebrations that became increasingly more popular as the season went on? Well following their 69-55 victory over in-state rival Michigan on Sunday to take the 2014 Big Ten tournament championship, the 2014 MSU Basketball is trying their hands at their own version of a celebration. Watch below...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Spartans rout Wolverines for Big Ten tournament title

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Adreian Payne scored 18 points and Gary Harris and Branden Dawson added 15 each to lead No. 22 Michigan State to its second Big Ten tournament title in three years with a 69-55 upset of No. 8 Michigan on Sunday. The third-seeded Spartans (26-8) are getting healthy and will have some momentum entering the NCAA tournament with four wins in five games. Top-seeded...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball upends Wisconsin in semis, Michigan awaits

For the third time in less than two months, the No. 22 Michigan State Spartans (25-8, 12-6) will get their shot against in-state rival Michigan Wolverines. Six players scored in double figures for the Spartans on Saturday, as they came away with a 83-75 victory over the No. 12 Wisconsin Badgers (26-7, 12-6) to move on to the Big Ten tournament championship game against the Wolverines...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State basketball playing for more than just Big Ten title Sunday

A better ending to the Big Ten Championship Tournament could not have been scripted. One of the most bitter rivalries in college basketball and a wildly entertaining spectacle whenever the two schools meet: Michigan State and Michigan. The storyline heading into Sunday’s title game is a little different than what most Spartan fans are used to when prepping for a showdown with their...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State's Gary Harris goes right - just like his mom

Joy Harris was listening to the words being spoken by another parent’s son when, suddenly, one of her own came into view. “Wish I was closer to get that picture,” she said. She had just caught a glimpse of her oldest boy, Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris, who was with his teammates for a postgame ceremony honoring a trio of seniors at the Breslin Center. Joy Harris...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU basketball: 2014 banquet award winners include Harris, Valentine

MSU basketball: 2014 banquet award winners include Harris, ValentineSophomore guard Gary Harris was named Most Valuable Player at the 2014 Men’s Basketball Awards Banquet tonight by both his teammates and the media. Denzel Valentine won several awards including the Unsung Player Award, the Most Improved Player Award, the Stephen G. Scofes Inspirational Player Award and the Jumping...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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