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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

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  • Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament

    Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament
    Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family. “Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said. Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
  • Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010

    Terps will be No. 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2010
    This was part of the reason Mark Turgeon took the Maryland coaching job four years ago to succeed retiring future Hall of Famer Gary Williams. It was part of the reason Jake Layman stayed in College Park last spring after three players he was...
  • Kentucky runs the table as No. 1 AP poll

    Breaking down this week's Associated Press college basketball poll: ___ LONG RUN: Kentucky, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is the first team since Duke in 1991-92 to hold the No. 1 spot in the AP poll for the entire season. The Wildcats,...
  • On college basketball's best day, no one in Illinois is asked to dance

     On college basketball's best day, no one in Illinois is asked to dance
    At Valparaiso, they welcomed fans into the student union to revel in the return to an NCAA tournament the Crusaders coach, Bryce Drew, helped make special 17 years ago with a shot famous enough to use in commercials. At Notre Dame, the ACC champs all...
  • Harvard Defeats Yale In 2nd OT To Close Out ECAC Quarterfinals

    Jimmy Vesey scored with 3:14 left in the second overtime to give Harvard a 3-2 win against Yale in the decisive game of the ECAC quarterfinal series in New Haven Sunday night. Harvard moves on to a semifinal game against Quinnipiac in Lake Placid, N.Y.,...
  • Names, teams and matchups to watch in the NCAA Tournament

    March Madness can feel a bit like sensory overload. Games are happening at sites all over the country, often several at a time, and keeping track of everything can be nearly impossible. Fear not. Here is your NCAA Tournament primer, a look at the movers,...
  • Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament

    Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament
    It was two different Selection Sundays for the two greatest men's college basketball programs in the history of the NCAA tournament. First off, one of the teams was anointed, not selected. Kentucky, winner of eight national titles, earned the top...
  • Shockers could finally get shot at Kansas in NCAA Tourney

    Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall may finally get his wish. Marshall has been trying for years to schedule a game against Kansas, the basketball powerhouse just a couple hours' drive from the Shockers' campus. The Jayhawks have balked, insisting they...
  • Wisconsin edges Michigan State in overtime for Big Ten tournament title

    CHICAGO No one can question which team is No. 1 in the Big Ten. When you've said Wisconsin, you've said Big Ten champion. Bo Ryan's players came to the United Center determined to add a Big Ten tournament title to its regular-season crown. They...
  • NCAA tournament: East Region breakdown

    What the East lacks in sizzle it makes up for in size and sound basketball. Villanova, the region's top seed, doesn't have any likely All-Americans, but boasts six players averaging 9.2 points in an offense rated as the fourth-most efficient in the...
  • Breaking down the NCAA East Region

    Breaking down the NCAA East Region
    Get to know No. 1: Villanova has put together a 15-game winning streak against the nation's 25th-toughest schedule and won the Big East tournament. The Wildcats have a top-five offense and top-15 defense in efficiency ratings. Daniel Ochefu is the post...