Spartan Basketball

MSU's Keith Appling (C) in file photo. (Getty Images/ Gregory Shamus)

No. 13 Michigan State Romps Past Nicholls State 84-39

Michigan State (6-2) led 10-9 eight minutes into the game before outscoring the Colonels 27-4 during the rest of the opening half.

97.1 The Ticket–12/01/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during play against the Duke Blue Devils in 2011. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Spartans Make 18-0 Run To Pull Away From Oakland

Keith Appling shook off a sprained right ankle in the first half and finished with 20 points to help No. 15 Michigan State beat Oakland 70-52 Friday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2012

Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans steals the ball from Derrick Marks #2 of the Boise State Broncos at the Breslin Center on November 20, 2012 in East Lansing.  (Getty Images/Gregory Shamus)

Appling Helps Michigan State Rally Past Boise St

Keith Appling scored 22 points while Branden Dawson and Denzel Valentine made key contributions to help slow-starting Michigan State rally twice to beat Boise State 74-70 on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during March 2012 game.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

MSU Falls To UConn In Armed Forces Classic 66-62

Michigan State Spartans rallied in the second half but fall to unranked UConn 66-62 during the Armed Forces Classic on Friday night in Germany.

97.1 The Ticket–11/09/2012

Draymond Green slams the basket in NCAA tournament against Louisville. March 22, 2012. (Getty Images)

Top-Seeded Spartans Fall To Cardinals 57-44

Michigan State Spartans stunned by the Louisville Cardinals losing 57-44 on Thursday in the NCAA Men’s West Regional semifinal tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2012

Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

MSU Weaves A Thread Through NCAA Title Play

There’s a thread running through Michigan State’s program that connects the decades and NCAA titles – three players intertwined by talent, charisma and leadership skills.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2012

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

MSU Clinches, At Minimum, Share Of Big Ten Title

With two games left on the Michigan State basketball schedule, the Spartans are guaranteed at least a share of the Big Ten title.

97.1 The Ticket–02/26/2012

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15:  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)

Michigan State 62, Nebraska 34

Draymond Green scored 20 points and helped lead the Michigan State Spartans to a 62-34 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–02/25/2012

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans. (File Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MSU Blasts Nebraska-Omaha 110-68

Draymond Green made a quick recovery from a scary injury, and finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Spartans past Nebraska-Omaha.

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2011


Spartans & Tar Heels Will Match-Up On The Warship ‘Carl Vinson’

Organizers say it’s all but certain that the Michigan State-North Carolina basketball game on Veterans Day will be played aboard the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier that carried Osama bin Laden’s body to a burial at sea.

97.1 The Ticket–06/17/2011