2013 Big Ten All-Conference Basketball Awards By SB Nation - Hammer and Rails
"The Big Ten blogs of SB Nation have collaborated to name their own all-Big Ten Teams and post-season award winners. " KJ, Chris and I all voted. Some fun results and trolling comment sections.
Michigan State basketball's Branden Dawson ready to soar again after clearing one-year injury hurdle | MLive.com
Branden Dawson isn't having the return season that he'd like, but one thing going for him is that he's not injured again. He just cleared the one-year mark from his ACL injury. Good for Dawson, hopefully he'll get a chance to shine in his first NCAA Tournament.
Appling and Harris Split Team MVP at Awards Banquet - Michigan State Official Athletic Site
"Junior Keith Appling and freshman Gary Harris shared the team MVP at the 2013 Men's Basketball Awards Banquet on Monday, March 11. Harris was selected by his teammates, while Appling earned the nod from the media."
Michigan State's Gary Harris named Big Ten's freshman of the year | MLive.com
"Harris leads all Big Ten freshmen averaging 13.2 points per game, as Keith Appling, Adreian Payne and Derrick Nix also honored." This seemed to be the most resounding selection from the media and the coaches. Gary Harris is really deserving of this award.
Bracketology: Five more teams now in the field of 68 - SBNation.com
"Regulars Davidson, Iona and Western Kentucky all clinched bids on Monday night, while James Madison ended a 19-season drought. However, Gonzaga may have had the biggest night of all in claiming the WCC crown and staking its claim for a No. 1 seed." Great bracketology post here.
50 in 50 series - Men's College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Michigan State checks in at 11th on the 50 most successful programs in NCAA Basketball history of the past 50 years.