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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller.
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller. « Show less

Top Michigan State Spartans Articles

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  • How Michigan State prepared for UConn

    NEW YORK "Hey, Dane," Mike Garland said, turning to his left in a plush leather chair Saturday in the New York Knicks' locker room to eye a cup in Dane Fife's hand. "Let me see that Coke." Fife handed it over. Garland took a swig. And then it was back to...
  • Michigan State must find a way

    NEW YORK The urge to make amends brought Shabazz Napier to Germany to drop 25 points on the Michigan State Spartans. The promise to get a degree is a big reason he'll be in Madison Square Garden on Sunday, looking to finish his career 3-0 against MSU and...
  • Sunday's NCAA Elite Eight previews

    EAST REGIONAL At New York No. 4 Michigan State vs. No. 7 Connecticut, 2:20 p.m. EDT (CBS) The Huskies' DeAndre Daniels was the difference against Iowa State with 19 of his 27 points in the second half. But the key is guard Shabazz Napier, who got...
  • Drew Sharp: Perseverance pays off at the right time for Michigan State

    NEW YORK Coaches are like parents in many respects. They assure their kids that through their nurturing travails and tears, there is a virtuous long range plan if they're only patient and trust in such resilience. All Michigan State heard from the...
  • East Regional capsule: Michigan State vs. Connecticut

    No. 4 Michigan State vs. No. 7 Connecticut 2:20 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Madison Square Garden, New York Records: Michigan State, 29-8, 12-6 in Big Ten; Connecticut 29-8, 12-6 in AAC Head to head Category Michigan State Connecticut Scoring offense...
  • Drew Sharp: Rules on 'one-and-dones,' defense and Michigan's emergence could push Michigan State's Tom Izzo to NBA

    NEW YORK The rumors aren't going away. The recognition is equal parts flattering and flustering. Regardless of how happy Tom Izzo remains in the college game his name continually will get floated whenever an NBA coaching position becomes available. But...
  • Preview Capsule: UConn Vs. Michigan State, East Regional Final

    Site: Madison Square Garden, New York.     Time: Sunday, 2:20 p.m.     TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)     Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)    Series history: UConn, 3-...
  • Huskies Hope For An MSG Encore Victory

    Huskies Hope For An MSG Encore Victory
    NEW YORK – The Huskies are 40 minutes away from  the Final Four. Of course, Michigan State, the Huskies opponents in the East Regional Final on Sunday, are also 40 minutes away. Two of the most successful programs in the country in recent years...
  • Virginia falls to Michigan State 61-59 to end season in East Regional semifinals

    Virginia falls to Michigan State 61-59 to end season in East Regional semifinals
    NEW YORK – Nobody pointed fingers, nobody blamed officials and nobody cried injustice. As far as no-calls by officials go, the one top seed Virginia fell victim to Friday night in the closing minute of its 61-59 loss to Michigan State in an NCAA...
  • Virginia meets its defensive match in Sweet 16 loss to Michigan State

     Virginia meets its defensive match in Sweet 16 loss to Michigan State
    NEW YORK — Time was when NCAA tournament regional semifinals bordered on routine for Virginia basketball. Ralph Sampson and Jeff Lamp. Othell Wilson and Olden Polynice. Bryant Stith and Junior Burrough. Terry Holland and Jeff Jones. Friday...
  • Michigan State topples No. 1-seeded Virginia, 61-59

    Michigan State topples No. 1-seeded Virginia, 61-59
    NEW YORK -- Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia, 61-59, on Friday night to advance to East Regional final. The fourth-seeded Spartans (29-8) will play Connecticut (29-8) on Sunday with a Final Four...
  • Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State

    Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State
    NEW YORK -- DeAndre Daniels scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half to help Connecticut hold off Iowa State, 81-76, on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament. Daniels hit six...