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Men’s basketball tipoff: MSU at Orlando Classic

•What: No. 20 MSU at the Orlando Classic

•When: 6:30 tonight vs. Rider; 6:30 or 9 p.m. Friday vs. Marquette or Georgia Tech; Sunday, TBD vs. 85 more words

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MSU built to run, but must prove the blur is real

EAST LANSING — If basketball could always be a track meet, and if the games were all played at home against middle-tier mid-majors — Michigan State would be an unstoppable force. 126 more words

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Valentine, Trice leading MSU's high-powered pass attack

EAST LANSING – Denzel Valentine advanced the ball to Travis Trice, who attacked in transition, attracted a defender and swung it back to a trailing Valentine — who prepared to shoot, lured the defender back to him and zipped it back to Trice, who was waiting in the corner. 219 more words

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Men’s basketball tipoff: MSU vs. Santa Clara

•When: 7 p.m. Monday

•Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing

•TV/Radio: Big Ten Network/Spartan Sports Network radio, including WJIM 1240-AM and WMMQ 94.9-FM; XM/Sirius Ch. 91… 64 more words

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MSU center Matt Costello showing touch on offense

There was one big problem with the three-point shot Michigan State junior center Matt Costello took in last week’s 81-71 loss to Duke in Indianapolis — that he hesitated to take it. 110 more words

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Marvin Clark wears emotions on sleeve in MSU win

EAST LANSING – Marvin Clark Jr. screamed. Branden Dawson pounced. Tom Izzo laughed.

Michigan State had an interesting little sequence late in Friday’s 87-52 blowout of Loyola (Chicago) revolving around Clark, one of the early stories of the season for the No. 100 more words

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MSU 87, Loyola 52: Spartans display balanced attack

EAST LANSING – They had their moment and they’ll have others, but Tom Izzo got more of the moments he expects out of Denzel Valentine in Michigan State’s home-opening rough-up of Loyola of Chicago. 99 more words

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