Spartans Keep Big Ten Title Hopes Alive With Win Over Iowa"Cassius had a miserable first half," Spartans coach Tom Izzo said. "He did what true champions are supposed to do and just did an unbelievable job in the second half."
Spartans Win In Lincoln, Pistons Thumped By Giannis And BucksThe Spartans, who have been struggling for almost a month, had a good shooting night, the Bucks had 70 points by halftime on their way to a 126-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
MSU Hoops Halts Skid With Win In ChampaignStar guard Ayo Dosunmu crumbled to the floor clutching his left knee moments after Michigan State's Xavier Tillman threw down a huge dunk that lifted the Spartans over the 22nd-ranked Illini 70-69.
Tillman And Winston Lead Spartans Past Northwestern 79-50"Cassius has to play better," Spartans coach Tom Izzo said. "There's nothing wrong with missing shots, but some of those turnovers are not like him."
Boilermakers Pummel Spartans 71-42Purdue held No. 8 Michigan State to its two lowest scoring halves of the season and lowest point total in nearly eight years as it snapped a two-game losing streak with a 71-42 upset.
Spartans On The RiseCassius Winston smoothly dribbling in and out of traffic, distributing the ball and making jump shots. Xavier Tillman controlling the interior on both ends of the court.
Spartans Thump Michigan 87-69Cassius Winston made his last home game against Michigan memorable with a sensational performance his in-state rivals would rather forget.
Spartans Open Big Ten Campaign With Victory Over RutgersCassius Winston had 23 points and seven assists, helping the Spartans top the Scarlet Knights 77-65 on Sunday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Wolverines & Spartans Fall In ACC-Big Ten ChallengeDuke (8-1) looked like one of the top teams in the country and not a rebuilding one a week after losing at home to Stephen F. Austin. Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night.
Call It November-Madness As Spartans Take Down Seton Hall 76-73It was showdown of two of college basketball’s best teams and a showcase of two of the nation’s marquee players.
Izzo And Spartans Land Two Top-100 RecruitsIzzo said Wednesday he may add another player or two to the recruiting class to help the team next season.
Izzo And Spartans Try To Stay Focused Amidst TragedyThe Spartans (1-1) regrouped from an opening-night loss to Kentucky that knocked them from No. 1 by beating Binghamton, though that win came after the team learned Winston's brother had died Saturday after being struck by a train.
Izzo & Spartans Are No.1, Now Prove It.The Spartans will find out soon if they're that good because Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo has put together one of his toughest schedules — even for him. Izzo regularly tests his teams during the nonconference schedule, hoping it prepares them to win Big Ten championships and contend for national titles.
Spartans Ranked #1 In Preseason Poll For First Time In School HistoryThe Spartans were the overwhelming choice with their veteran returnees led by star Cassius Winston. They topped 60 of 65 ballots in voting results released Monday, easily outdistancing No. 2 Kentucky and No. 3 Kansas as the only other teams to receive first-place votes.
Cassius Winston Earns Big Ten Preseason Player Of The YearMichigan State coach Tom Izzo had little doubt All-America guard Cassius Winston would return for his senior season rather than jump to the NBA. And it wasn’t just because he needed another year of college ball.