Category Archives: Michigan State Basketball

Tillman, Winston Selected in Second Round of NBA Draft

Tillman, Winston Selected in Second Round of NBA Draft

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) East Lansing, Michigan– Michigan State men’s basketball forward Xavier Tillman Sr. (Grand Rapids, Michigan/GR Christian) was selected by the Sacramento Kings and guard Cassius Winston (Detroit, Michigan/University of Detroit Jesuit) was picked by the Oklahoma City in the second round of the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night. Tillman was…

Michigan State Men’s Basketball Schedule for 2020-21 Season Announced

Michigan State Men’s Basketball Schedule for 2020-21 Season Announced

Photo Credit: (Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) November 18, 2020 ~ East Lansing, Michigan – Michigan State’s men’s basketball schedule for the 2020-21 season was announced on Wednesday, featuring seven non-conference dates and the full 20-game Big Ten slate. The Spartans, ranked No. 13 in the Associated Press preseason poll and No. 12 in the USA Today Coaches…

MSU Basketball Adds Three on National Signing Day

MSU Basketball Adds Three on National Signing Day

(Photo by Michigan State/Collegiate Images via Getty Images) East Lansing, Michigan – Michigan State’s men’s basketball team has received signed National Letters of Intent from Jaden Akins (Farmington, Michigan/Ypsi Prep Academy), Pierre Brooks (Detroit/Frederick Douglass Academy) and Max Christie (Arlington Heights, Illinois./Rolling Meadows). “In summing these three players up, you’ve got great student-athletes, you’ve got…

Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo Tests Positive for COVID-19

Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo Tests Positive for COVID-19

Michigan State Athletics announced Monday that men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19. During the Big Ten’s daily antigen testing on Monday morning, Izzo had a presumptive positive test, which was confirmed by a PCR test. Per CDC and Big Ten guidelines, Izzo can return to the team in person following a…

Michigan State to Play at Virginia in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Michigan State to Play at Virginia in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

East Lansing, Michigan, October 30, 2020 – Michigan State’s men’s basketball team will play at Virginia on Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, announced on Friday morning. Tipoff time and television for the game will be announced at a later date. The ESPN networks will air all 14 games in the Challenge. The…

Michigan State Holds First Practice of 2020-21 Season

Michigan State Holds First Practice of 2020-21 Season

(Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) East Lansing, Michigan, October 14, 2020 – The Michigan State men’s basketball team conducted its first official practice of the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, October 14. Prior to the practice, head coach Tom Izzo met with the media for 30 minutes via Zoom and talked about the excitement that…

Henry, Langford & Loyer Tabbed as MSU Captains for 2020-21

Henry, Langford & Loyer Tabbed as MSU Captains for 2020-21

(Photo by Michigan State/Collegiate Images via Getty Images) East Lansing, October 9, 2020 – Michigan State men’s basketball Head Coach Tom Izzo announced today that graduate student Joshua Langford (Huntsville, Alabama/Madison Academy) and juniors Aaron Henry (Indianapolis, Indiana/Ben Davis) and Foster Loyer (Clarkston, Michigan/Clarkston) have been selected as captains for the 2020-21 season. “When you have a vote among your players…

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