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3 Freshmen Headline AP All-America Team For First Time

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer


Oklahoma’s Trae Young took college basketball by storm, leading the nation in scoring and assists. Deandre Ayton played his one season at Arizona with power and athleticism few could match. 1,069 more words


Mike Valenti on Izzo after loss to Syracuse

P”This is what happens to Tom Izzo against good coaches. He turns into Gene Keady, the late years. He just turns into a dude in a medically-induced coma and does nothing. 534 more words

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Future MSU Spartan Wins Mr. Basketball

DETROIT (AP) – Foster Loyer, a High School Senior from Clarkston, was awarded the 2018 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award by the Basketball Association of Michigan, getting twice as many first-place votes as any other candidate. 73 more words


Syracuse's 2-3 zone works but it makes college basketball unwatchable

I’m not going waste my time arguing there’s anything fundamentally wrong with Syracuse’s 2-3 zone. I don’t think Jim Boeheim’s favored defense is gimmicky or that his players have it easier on the defensive end compared to man-to-man teams. 590 more words


Michigan State player sinks ridiculous circus shot at the halftime buzzer

A blocked corner-3 at the buzzer during an NCAA tournament game is something Syracuse fans have seen before — sorry for the reminder, Kansas — only this time, the outcome did not go the Orange’s way thanks to Michigan State’s Matt McQuaid, who showed why you never give up on a play. 51 more words


Tom Izzo amazed by Michigan State players' reaction to ‘Hamilton’ Broadway show

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo said on the AP Sports Special Events series on PodcastOne SportsNet that one of the things the team did together during the gap between the Big 10 tournament and the NCAA tournament was go see… 177 more words


4 teams drastically under-seeded by the NCAA tournament committee

Let’s get one thing clear before we start: The selection committee has a difficult job. There will always be complaints after a bracket is revealed, but some aggrieved teams have better arguments than others. 429 more words