MSU basketball

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Payne Has 20, No. 18 Spartans Hold Off PSU 81-72

Payne added a 3-pointer – only his second of the season – in the middle of a 20-8 run to help the Spartans pull ahead midway through the second half.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2013

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MSU Players Allegedly Brawl At Penn State’s Nittany Lion Hotel

Police did not name the players because no one has been charged with a crime, but MSU put out a statement later that named the players as Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2013

ST. LOUIS - MARCH 26:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans directs his players in the second half against the Northern Iowa Panthers during the midwest regional semifinal of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Edward Jones Dome on March 26, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. Michigan State defeated Northern Iowa 59-52.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Spartans Take On Nebraska

The 22nd-ranked Spartans seek their 29th straight home victory over an unranked opponent when they host injury-plagued Nebraska on Sunday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/13/2013

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Spartans Rout Boilermakers 84-61

No. 18 Michigan State used a 28-7 run in the second half to pull away for an 84-61 victory over Purdue on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–01/05/2013

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MSU Big Ten Champs Beating Ohio State, 68-64

Michigan State Spartans are the Big Ten tournament champs beating Ohio State 68-64 in the final game on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2012

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Michigan State: A Chance For Redemption

Big Ten player of the year Draymond Green scored 14 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in Saturday’s 65-52 semifinal win over No. 14 Wisconsin, and he said Sunday’s game is a chance at redemption for top-seeded Michigan State.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Adreian Payne. (File Photo)

Michigan State Holds Destiny In Their Hands

No player in Michigan State history has won a pair of outright Big Ten regular-season championships, though seniors Austin Thornton and Draymond Green are on the verge of becoming the first two.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2012

Draymond Green - MSU grabs a rebound. (File photo/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Indiana 70, Michigan State 55

The magic number is still ‘one’ for the Spartans as Michigan State falls to the Indiana Hoosiers 55-70 on the road Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during play against the Duke Blue Devils during the 2011 State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

A New Top Seed And A Feeble Bubble

Michigan State takes over a spot on the top line, bumping Missouri, which lost for the second time this season to Kansas State.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2012

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans in file photo. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Payne, Green Pace MSU Past No. 3 OSU

No. 11 Michigan State beats No. 3 Ohio State 58-48 Saturday night, ending the Buckeyes’ 39-game home winning streak.

97.1 The Ticket–02/11/2012