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Michigan State Faces Quick Turnaround Before Michigan

NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

EAST LANSING (AP) — Apparently even Tom Izzo’s 60th birthday celebration can wait.

The focus now is on Michigan.

“It’s not a birthday today, guys. 591 more words

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Michigan State receives $3 million gift for men's basketball program

Thursday was a good day for the Michigan State basketball program, and not just because of the Spartans’ 71-51 win at Rutgers. Prior to the game it was announced by the school that… 167 more words

Does The State Of Michigan Even Care About Sunday's Michigan-MSU Hoops Game?

By: Jeff Riger
@riger1984

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I’m a Walmart Wolverine.

I didn’t go to Michigan, didn’t have the grades or the money to get in, but have loved their football and basketball programs for as long as I can remember. 675 more words

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Tom Izzo Said "The Twitter" May Be Affecting Michigan State's Team

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Michigan State broke out of an offensive funk against Rutgers, shooting .509 from the field in a 71-51 win. Explaining, with bonhomie, how his team got in said funk, Tom Izzo posited “the Twitter” may have played a role. 19 more words

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Dan Dakich Talks About Choosing Between Dad and Analyst

On Thursday morning, Ryan Ermani and Rico Beard were joined by ESPN’s Dan Dakich to talk about everything from Marshawn Lynch to Tom Izzo. Dan talked about doing the broadcast of his son, who plays hoops at Michigan, and how he had to choose between being a dad and being an analyst. – Listen at DetroitSports1051.com

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Izzo thinks MSU will bounce back, beginning at Rutgers

EAST LANSING – Fluffy white distraction behind them, maize distraction lurking, the Michigan State Spartans have to focus on Scarlet Knights tonight or risk a damaging setback. 70 more words

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