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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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  • Final Four preview: How did they get here?

    Final Four preview: How did they get here?
    INDIANAPOLIS — For an NCAA tournament that has turned most brackets into confetti, it makes sense that this Final Four is mostly a collection of teams that elicit one question. How did they get here? For a second straight season the seeds will...
  • Drew Sharp: Michigan State stunned it didn't deliver the goods again

    NEW YORK This was a walk Gary Harris never envisioned. Harris, a sophomore guard, solemnly and solely sauntered back to Michigan State's locker room, a towel draped around his neck. But arena security stopped him for a moment. He couldn't pass just yet....
  • UConn's Past And Present Revels In The Moment On The MSG Floor

    NEW YORK — As the second-year head coach climbed the ladder to cut the net from the rim at Madison Square Garden, the man who built UConn into a national program was basking in the moment at the other end of the court. Former players hugged, school...
  • Drew Sharp: On, Wisconsin! � if only to save Big Ten's reputation

    Can Wisconsin spare the Big Ten additional national embarrassment? Jim Delany must be crossing his fingers. Basketball has been the Big Ten commissioner's salvation, at least partially dressing the wounds inflicted from the conference's horrendous...
  • UConn's Speed Slows Down Michigan State

    NEW YORK — UConn and Michigan State was going come down to quickness against strength. The Huskies made the game about quickness. "We looked like we were walking in quicksand there for a little while," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said. The...
  • UConn's Napier slays Spartans

    NEW YORK Connecticut was the school searching for a home when the conference musical chairs stopped last year. UConn was the school that could not play in the 2013 Big East or NCAA Tournaments because of low Academic Progress Rate scores. This UConn...
  • Connecticut 60, Michigan State 54

    Connecticut 60, Michigan State 54: Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half and helped close it out at the line as the Huskies knocked off the Spartans in the East regional final of the NCAA tournament in New York. DeAndre Daniels...
  • Anderson, U.Va. see 'bigger picture' after NCAA loss to Michigan State

     Anderson, U.Va. see 'bigger picture' after NCAA loss to Michigan State
    NEW YORK — The many Virginia basketball faithful who boarded Saturday’s 3 a.m. southbound train out of Penn Station were neither angry nor disconsolate. Weary, perhaps, after the Cavaliers’ exhausting NCAA tournament loss to Michigan...
  • Preview: Connecticut vs. Michigan State

    Each one of coach Tom Izzo’s senior classes has made at least one Final Four in his 19 seasons at Michigan State, which will get put to the test Sunday when the Spartans face No. 7 seed Connecticut in the East regional finals in New York. Fourth-...
  • NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky

    NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky
    SUNDAY'S EAST REGIONAL FINAL At Madison Square Garden, New York NO. 7 CONNECTICUT (29-8) VS. NO. 4 MICHIGAN STATE (29-8) When: 11:20 a.m. PDT. TV: Channel 2. UPDATE: Branden Dawson is perhaps the best barometer for Michigan State, which is 15-0...
  • Sophomore Struggles Helped Transform Shabazz

    — UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now. "My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
  • Young Cancer Victim Becomes Family To Spartan Star

    NEW YORK — Two years ago, Adreian Payne met the girl he considers his little sister. She was a 6-year-old kid battling cancer, he was a sophomore forward on the nationally ranked Michigan State basketball team. His presence during a hospital...