Spartans Pull Away From Badgers For Big Road WinMichigan State coach Tom Izzo called it grit. Perhaps no Spartan embodied that more Tuesday night than his point guard.
State Drops Third In A Row"Michigan State is a great team, and Tom is a great coach," Underwood said. "They're everything I want to be."
Michigan State Tops Purdue For 9th Straight WinCassius Winston began with a 16-plus-minute scoreless stretch but finished with 23 points, helping the Spartans pull away to beat the Boilermakers 77-59 on Tuesday night.
No Bridges, No Jackson, No Problem For No. 6 SpartansThe Spartans have surged to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 with eight straight victories, including an 86-77 win against then-No. 14 Ohio State on the road Saturday.
No. 9 Michigan State Edges Rutgers 78-69Last season, Tom Izzo wanted to leave Nick Ward in New Jersey after a poor game against Rutgers.
Michigan State Thin On Stars, Heavy On Experience For IzzoMichigan State does not have the stars it did last season, when Miles Bridges and Jaren Jackson did enough to end up becoming top NBA picks.
Izzo Suggests Dissatisfied Michigan State Fans "Find Another Team"The Spartans embraced championship-or-bust expectations throughout the season, and Izzo did little to dial down the hype.
Izzo Defiantly Vows To Be Back: "You Ain't Breaking Me" [VIDEO]The 63-year-old Izzo is bullish on restoring the university's good image.
Izzo Expects Bridges To Leave For NBA, Less Sure On JacksonThere's an expectation among some Spartan fans that the 18-year-old Jackson will return for his sophomore season.
Boeheim Passionately Vouches For Izzo: "He Always Does The Right Thing""He's absolutely one of the great coaches we've ever had. And I think he's even better off the court."
Mike Trout Shows Bridges Love After Highlight-Reel Dunk [VIDEO]The sophomore led all players with 29 points and nine rebounds in Michigan State's first-round win over Bucknell.
Thomas Perplexed By Technical Foul That Sealed Michigan State's WinThomas later walked off the court with tears in his eyes.
In One Night, Langford Shakes Off One MonthFrom mid-range, Langford was lethal.
The One Worry On Izzo's Mind Ahead Of First-Round Clash With Bucknell"The three best to do it in Bucknell history."
Izzo Defends MSU Against Critics: "It's Really Funny""Now we’re at the point, I guess in my career, where we didn’t win by enough."