Michigan State Spartans Basketball

Izzo-Watch 2014: DEFCON 4

Tom Izzo is reportedly a potential candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coach job.

Branden Dawson to Return for Senior Season

Press release from MSU here. via that release, quotes from Dawson: "I was always pretty sure that I wanted to return for my senior season, but Coach Izzo said he would do what he does for all...

Adjusted Statistical Plus-Minus for MSU in 2013-14

Let's take a look at the Adjusted Statistical Plus-Minus for MSU in 13-14, shall we?


The run of every four-year Tom Izzo player reaching a Final Four is over.

Opportunity Lost and Appreciating the Big Things

A frustrating finish to an action-packed season

Connecticut 60, MSU 54: Season Over

Commiserate here!

Various Thoughts About the UConn Game

delivers what the title promises.

Chatting with the Enemy: Streaking the Lawn

Breaking down Friday's night's ginormous match-up with our Cavalier counterpart.

Foul play

Michigan State need to dial back the physicality on defense

On the upswing

How much stock should we put in Michigan State's recent run of good play going into the NCAA tournament?


UM recap- Celebrating In Style

A thorough statistical throttling. Also: Woooooooooooooo!

MSU 83, Wisconsin 75: Balancing Act

Six Spartans scored in double figures as Michigan State advances to the Big Ten tournament final.

Off script

The 2014 Michigan State basketball season has not exactly played to form so far.

2014 Big Ten Tournament Odds

Who has the best chance of cutting down the nets in Indianapolis?

Situation normal

Ohio State 69, Michigan State 67. Good riddance to the regular season.

Big Ten Tournament Seeding Odds: 3/4/14

Two byes are still up for grabs among five teams, and the bottom half is complete chaos.

The question mark

Should Tom Izzo consider moving Travis Trice into the lead point guard spot for now?

What a mess.

Some things explain themselves.

2014-2015 Big Ten BB schedule released

Good news and bad news


KenPom Program Ratings

Why Michigan hasn't eclipsed Michigan State in Hoops Just Yet

A dose of perspective

The Michigan State basketball season isn't quite over yet.

Big Ten Basketball Projections: 2/24/14

Michigan now has a clear lead in the race for the Big Ten title, but it's not over yet. Meanwhile, Nebraska's surge and Minnesota's slide both continue.

Indefensible - Michigan 79, Michigan State 70

Michigan all but eliminated Michigan State's Big Ten title hopes with a convincing 79-70 win in Ann Arbor on Sunday. The Wolverines exploited a crumbling Spartan defense, putting up 1.27 points per...

Chatting with the Enemy: Dylan from UMHoops

Dylan and I didn't get to our annual chat of brotherly love the first time these two teams played. But the rematch is even bigger, so here we are.


MSU Player Shot Charts from UMHoops

Our friend Dylan has a veritable gold mine of visual data on individual MSU shooting tendencies.

Big Ten Basketball Projections: 2/18/14

With Michigan and Michigan State both dropping home games, the title race has opened up a little bit, but they are still the favorites. Further down, can Minnesota and Nebraska make it seven tournament bids for the Big Ten?

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