Michigan State Spartans

Denzel Valentine. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Valentine (Yes, Really) Sinks Game-Winner For Michigan State

Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine celebrated Feb. 14 in style, sinking a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining to give Michigan State a 59-56 victory over No. 23 Ohio State.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2015

LINCOLN, NE - JANUARY 24: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks to his team during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Pinnacle Bank Arena January 24, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Illinois Holds On To Beat Michigan State, 59-54

The Spartans finished 7 of 18 at the line, showing why they entered the game 14th in the conference in free throws and 321st in the nation.

97.1 The Ticket–02/07/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 35-11.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dantonio: ‘We Were Selling Hope … It’s To A Point Now Where We’re Selling Results’

“I went for a run this afternoon because I wasn’t worried about anything,” Dantonio added. “No drama. It was nice.”

CBS Detroit–02/04/2015

LINCOLN, NE - JANUARY 24: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks to his team during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Pinnacle Bank Arena January 24, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Michigan State Faces Quick Turnaround Before Michigan

Although neither team is ranked, Sunday’s game is still a big one with potential NCAA tournament implications.

97.1 The Ticket–01/30/2015

Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines play in the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: 3 Reasons Michigan At MSU Sunday Is Still Relevant

Michigan and Michigan State are not only unranked, neither team received a single point in the latest AP Poll.

97.1 The Ticket–01/29/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 5:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gives instructions to his team during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at the Breslin Center on January 5, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State-Rutgers Game Postponed Due To Weather

“This is a little more concerning,” Izzo said. “We’ve got parents calling and wondering.”

CBS Detroit–01/26/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 30: Michigan State Spartans head basketball coach Tom Izzo watches the action during the second half of the game against the Maryland Terrapins at the Breslin Center on December 30, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Maryland defeated Michigan State 68-66. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Spartans Can’t Complete Comeback, Lose 79-77 To Huskers

MSU’s Travis Trice scored 23 of his 27 points in the second half, and Denzel Valentine finished with 21. Branden Dawson tied a career-high with 18 rebounds to go with his eight points.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2015

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 15:  Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans tries to get away form Yannick Ngakoue #7 of the Maryland Terrapins during a college football game at Byrd Stadium on November 15, 2014 in College Park, Maryland.  The Spartans won 37-15.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

MSU Announces Home-And-Home Series With BYU

The teams will play in 2016 at Michigan State and in 2020 at BYU. The 2016 meeting will be the first ever between the programs.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2015

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

No. 14 Maryland Routs Michigan State, 75-59

Maryland (17-2, 5-1) sank 11 3-pointers and limited the Spartans (12-6, 3-2) to 3-for-17 shooting from beyond the arc.

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 11: Bryn Forbes #5  and Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate during the game against the Northwestern Wildcats at the Breslin Center on January 11, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Holds Off Northwestern, 84-77, In Overtime

The extra session was finally kind to the Spartans, who had lost their first three overtime games this season, including a double-OT defeat against Maryland late last month.

97.1 The Ticket–01/11/2015

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