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Warriors, Draymond Green Complete 5-Year, $82 Million Deal

The Warriors drafted Green 35th overall out of Michigan State in 2012.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2015

Head basketball coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts to a call. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Nebraska Tops MSU 60-51

Michigan State shot 34 percent from the field and 20.8 percent on 3-pointers.

97.1 The Ticket–02/16/2014

MSU's Gary Harris. (File Photo/Gregory Shamus)

Spartans Fall To Georgetown 64-60

This was just the second meeting ever between the schools with Michigan State winning the other in the second round of the 1986 NCAA tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–02/01/2014

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans congratulates Keith Appling #11 as he leaves the floor. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) FILE

Appling Helps No. 1 MSU Top Mount St. Mary’s 98-65

Keith Appling came off the bench to score 17 points and Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice added 15 apiece Friday to power Michigan State to a 98-65 victory over Mount St. Mary’s …

97.1 The Ticket–11/29/2013

MSU's Keith Appling. (File Photo/Gregory Shamus)

MSU v Memphis: Next Round At The Palace

Michigan State opened the NCAA tournament with a 65-54 win over Valparaiso.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

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

Michigan State Wants To Go From Good To Great

A day after the Spartans lost by five points at Indiana, Izzo was more encouraged than discouraged.

97.1 The Ticket–01/28/2013

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

Spartans Hang On To Beat Badgers 49-47

Keith Appling scored 19 points and Branden Dawson added 18 to lead No. 13 Michigan State to a 49-47 victory over Wisconsin on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/22/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dives for a first-half loose ball against Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans at the Jack Breslin Center in East Lansing. (Getty Images/Gregory Shamus)

Spartans Make It 5 In-A-Row Beating Buckeyes 59-56

Keith Appling made two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and finished with 15 points to help No. 18 Michigan State beat No. 11 Ohio State 59-56 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2013

MSU's Gary Harris. (File Photo/Gregory Shamus)

Spartans Take On Buckeyes Of Ohio State

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo knows that to stop Deshaun Thomas is the surest way to stop No. 11 Ohio State.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2013

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

Nix’s Big Day Lifts Michigan St. Over Texas 67-56

For Derrick Nix, who hasn’t always had it easy at Michigan State, it was a good time to have a great day.

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2012