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2018 Schedule
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Spartans put on a show at Midnight Madness

Michigan State's men's basketball team drew so many fans to Midnight Madness that some of them had to settle for seats without much of a view for part of the show, while Duke's Countdown to Craziness featured perhaps the nation's top freshman class.

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3dDan Murphy

Big Ten to move to 20-game conference slate

In an effort to create more excitement for fans, the Big Ten officially decided it will move from an 18-game conference slate in men's basketball to a 20-game schedule next season.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Izzo on impact of corruption scandal on college basketball: "I wouldn't paint the brush over college basketball, football or college athletics, but I do think we need to shore up some things."

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Miles Bridges named Big Ten preseason player of the year. Big season ahead for him in East Lansing. So impressive his freshman season.


Draymond throws first pitch at Comerica

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green threw out the first pitch before the Tigers' game against the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon. Green is a native of Saginaw, Mich. and played at Michigan State. (@Tigers/Twitter)

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Bagley already making his presence felt

It's been less than 24 hours since Marvin Bagley announced that he will play at Duke next season, but it's already having ramifications in Las Vegas. The Blue Devils are now odds-on favorites to win the national title.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Mack, Chris Holtmann, Brad Underwood, Michigan State, Northwestern watching 2018 forward Talen Horton-Tucker.

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35 days until CFB season: Michigan State mounted a 35-point comeback to defeat Northwestern 41-38 on October 21, 2006 after trailing 38-3. It's the largest deficit overcome in FBS history.

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102dMyron Medcalf

The best combos in college basketball

Michigan State has the goods to return to the Final Four in 2018 thanks to the duo of Miles Bridges and Jarren Jackson.

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Forbes goes off again for Spurs

Former Michigan State star Bryn Forbes scored 35 points for the second consecutive game in the Las Vegas Summer League. Rookie Caleb Swanigan led the Trail Blazers with 19 points and 13 rebounds. San Antonio won 99-85 on Tuesday afternoon.

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108dJeff Borzello

2018 recruiting needs: Michigan State

Larry Izzo is mostly done with his shopping already, but he'll have to replace Miles Bridges when the forward inevitably jumps to the NBA after this season.

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Ex-Spartan Appling pleads guilty to gun charge

Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling is expected to serve jail time after pleading guilty to carrying a concealed weapon and resisting police charges.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State now has four commitments in 2018 -- including three ESPN 100 prospects. All four are from the state of Michigan, too. Marcus Bingham joins guard Foster Loyer, wing Gabe Brown and forward Thomas Kithier.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Michigan State lands Espn 100 Marcus Bingham. That's the fourth overall commitment in the class of 2018 for Tom Izzo and staff.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.9206th
Rebounds Per Game36.4Tied-135th
Assists Per Game16.915th
Points Allowed68.782nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30