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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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  • Favorites have a much better Day 2 of NCAA Tournament

    There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday's action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years. The Atlantic Coast...
  • Virginia answers Belmont challenge with characteristic calm

     Virginia answers Belmont challenge with characteristic calm
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Equal parts showman and con artist, Craig Bradshaw barked at CBS' broadcast crew as he preened back on defense, his excuse-me 3-pointer off glass having drawn Belmont within three points of Virginia on Friday afternoon. "I called...
  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 2

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 2
    No. 1 Wisconsin 86, No. 16 Coastal Carolina 72: Big Ten player of the year Frank Kaminsky had 27 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season, and No. 1 seed Wisconsin defeated Coastal Carolina 86-72 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday...
  • Maryland reserve guard Varun Ram again comes up big defensively

    Maryland reserve guard Varun Ram again comes up big defensively
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Maryland guard Varun Ram had done it many times before. He had swiped the ball away from Michigan State’s Travis Trice right before halftime of the Big Ten tournament semifinals last Saturday in Chicago. He had picked up a charge...
  • Previews, tip times and TV channels for Sunday's NCAA Tournament games

    All times Eastern EAST REGION At Charlotte, N.C. No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Virginia, 12:10 p.m. (CBS) A rematch of last year's Sweet 16 game when the fourth-seeded Spartans prevailed over the top-seeded Cavaliers. The good news for Virginia,...
  • Valentine, Michigan State fend off Georgia, 70-63

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. This Michigan State team never makes it easy. But the Spartans will keep playing. Michigan State had a 13-point lead on Georgia at the half and a 13-point lead with fewer than 6 minutes to play in Friday's NCAA tournament opener. But...
  • 'March' on: Michigan State's Branden Dawson shining again in postseason

    'March' on: Michigan State's Branden Dawson shining again in postseason
    Midway through the first half of Michigan State's game against Purdue, Branden Dawson absorbed an elbow to the face from massive Boilermakers freshman Isaac Haas. Spartans coach Tom Izzo described Dawson as "out of it" at halftime, even though the Lew...
  • Previewing Maryland-Valparaiso with a Valpo beat reporter

    Previewing Maryland-Valparaiso with a Valpo beat reporter
    To start gearing up for Maryland's NCAA tournament opener against Valparaiso, we traded emails with Paul Oren, who covers the Crusaders for The Times of Northwest Indiana. You can check out more of Paul's coverage here, as we inch closer to the tip-...
  • Remaining 'unselfish' key to Terps' offense

    Remaining 'unselfish' key to Terps' offense
    Just as Maryland coach Mark Turgeon had to make personnel adjustments in his starting lineup and rotation when faced with early-season injuries and midseason slumps, there were times when he also had to tweak his offense. As efficient as the Terps...
  • In Valparaiso, Terps will see a similar team on Friday

    In Valparaiso, Terps will see a similar team on Friday
    The team Maryland is scheduled to face Friday in the 2015 NCAA tournament in Columbus, Ohio, came into the season thought to be too inexperienced to be competitive in its league. As the season went on, and as injuries to key players piled up, the team's...
  • Trice overcomes slow start to help Michigan State sink Indiana, 74-72

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Michigan State was missing Branden Dawson, out after taking a shot to the head in Wednesday's win over Purdue. The Spartans were getting very little from Travis Trice three points, two fouls. Their other big gun, Denzel Valentine, had...