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Derrick Nix

EAST LANSING, MI - February 19: Cody Zeller #40 of the Indiana Hoosiers gets a first half shot off over Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 19, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

POLL: Who Intentionally Hit Whom In MSU Vs. Indiana Game?

In the Michigan State and Indiana game last night there was a series of low blow shots.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2013

Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans grabs a rebound 
(Getty Images/Gregory Shamus)

Michigan St.-Penn St. Preview 1-16-13

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo insists his team has yet to play its best basketball, though it’s probably time it reaches its full potential with a tough slate looming.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2013

Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan St.-Iowa Preview 1-10-13

Tom Izzo wasn’t satisfied with Michigan State’s performance in its last game despite a lopsided victory.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2013

(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Nix Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

Derrick Nix earned his first Big Ten Player of the Week honor, the conference office announced, on Monday, Dec. 24.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 11:  Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans goes up for a shot attempt against William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Final Game of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Conference Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 11, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Big-Bodied Center, Derrick Nix, Is Now A Vegetarian

Two of the nation’s elite programs rely on big men with weight problems.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2012

Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan State Center Nix Gets Community Service

Michigan State center Derrick Nix has been fined and ordered to perform community service for an impaired driving case that stemmed from an April traffic stop.

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 11:  Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans goes up for a shot attempt against William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Final Game of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Conference Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 11, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mich. St.’s Nix Reinstated To Team With Conditions

Michigan State has reinstated junior center Derrick Nix following a brush with the law.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 11:  Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans goes up for a shot attempt against William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Final Game of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Conference Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 11, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Three Reasons Pot Should Not Be Legalized

The thought of young athletes and pot does compromise the integrity of sports. And that, in my opinion, would be true if marijuana were legal, too.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 11:  Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans goes up for a shot attempt against William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Final Game of the 2012 Big Ten Men's Conference Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 11, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Spartans’ Derrick Nix Suspended After Drug Arrest

MSU Coach Tom Izzo responded swiftly, suspending Nix and releasing a statement saying the arrest puts Nix’s time with the team in jeopardy.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Derrick Nix #25. (File Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Derrick Nix Slims Down, Steps Up

Michigan State center Derrick Nix has slimmed down and stepped up for the ninth-ranked Spartans.

97.1 The Ticket–01/23/2012

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