Nick Ward Gone, Cassius Winston Stays With Spartans"It will always be my goal to play in the NBA, but that's a dream that can wait a year," Winston said Friday.
Izzo Charged Up Over Signing Of WattsThe school announced Wednesday it received a letter of intent from Watts, who attends SPIRE Academy in Ohio and is from Detroit. He joins 6-foot-8 forward Malik Hall in Tom Izzo's recruiting class.
Future Looks Bright For Izzo, SpartansMichigan State will have to replace departing seniors Matt McQuaid and Kenny Goins, who will be missed for their outside shooting, defense and leadership.
The Will To Win Helps Izzo Focus On Task-At-HandThis season might be remembered as the best coaching job in Izzo's long career at Michigan State, reaching his eighth Final Four with a short-handed team that lost two underclassmen to the pros last year. It has also been an emotional time for the Hall of Fame coach.
CBS Ratings Jump with Big Time Matchups Like Michigan State-DukeMichigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final in 14 years.
Loss To Spartans Crushes Dream Season For Zion, DukeNow the question becomes how many of the key freshmen — that quartet accounted for all but eight of Duke's points on Sunday — will return.
MSU-Duke This Sunday On CBS62Michigan State takes down LSU 80-63. Duke survives another nail-biter as Virginia Tech misses a last second tip chance at the rim. The two victors meet Sunday at 5pm on CBS62 for a trip to the final four.
Spartans Dance In Sweet 16 With Win Over GophersThe win in the battle of Big Ten teams sends the second-seeded Spartans to an East Region semifinal against LSU in Washington, D.C.
Survive And Advance Has To Be Spartan MantraThe Spartans need to focus on surviving the first weekend this time around. It has been four years since Michigan State (28-6) made it to the Sweet Sixteen, the longest such drought of the Izzo era.
Michigan-Michigan State In PicturesWatch Michigan-Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game, Sunday at 3:30pm on CBS62.
MSU Makes A Point With Win Over BuckeyesWith their sights set on a sixth conference tournament title and a deep NCAA run, the Spartans (26-6) pulled away in the second half for their third win over the Buckeyes (19-14) this season. They will meet the Nebraska-Wisconsin winner in the semifinals on Saturday.
Spartans Winston Named AP's Big Ten Player Of The YearWinston is the second Michigan State player in four years named AP's Big Ten player of the year, joining Denzel Valentine in 2016.
Wolverines Look To Payback Spartans, Earn Share Of Big TenNo. 7 Michigan (26-4, 15-4) at No. 9 Michigan State (24-6, 15-4), Saturday night. The winner clinches at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship and will own it outright if Purdue (22-8, 15-4) is upset by last-place Northwestern on Saturday afternoon.
Indiana Sweeps Season Series Against SpartansSmith scored a career-high 24 points, helping the Hoosiers beat the sixth-ranked Spartans 63-62 on Saturday.
No. 10 Michigan State Takes on No. 7 Michigan SundayThe showdown between point guards Cassius Winston of Michigan State and Zavier Simpson of Michigan is always worth watching. The Wolverines won both meetings last season.