Last season didn’t last as long as everyone had hoped, but Michigan State Spartans fans won’t have to wait long before they can watch their team on the basketball court again. Even if they aren’t all on the same team.
Spartans players will once again be split up among the six teams playing in the month-long league. In accordance with NCAA rules, there are no more than two Spartans on each team.
Team Definition (blue):
Kenny Goins, Aaron Henry
Team Glory (red):
Matt McQuaid, Marcus Bingham Jr.
Team Quicksilver (silver):
Cassius Winston, Gabe Brown
Team Showtime (gold):
Xavier Tillman, Foster Loyer
Team Splatter (black):
Joshua Langford, Thomas Kithier
Team Definition (green):
Nick Ward, Kyle Ahrens
The first thing that jumps off the page when looking at the full roster is how good Team Splatter should be. While the MSU players seem to be pretty evenly split, Team Splatter also features a lot of next level talent. The next most talented team may be Team Glory, which features former Spartan Tum Tum Nairn in addition to the two current MSU players.
The Moneyball ProAm isn’t exactly known for the hardest fought games (i.e. good defense), but it is a lot of fun to watch. This year could be especially interesting for MSU fans, who will get a chance to watch a whole group of new Spartans.
Not a whole lot should be taken from how these guys play during the summer league. It is a great chance, however, for the players to start learning how to play together. Which could play a crucial role if the young players get the kind of time this season that most expect.
Most importantly – HOLY CRAP PLEASE NO ONE GET HURT, THIS IS TERRIFYING!
Games will start June 28 and last through July and into early August. They will be played every Tuesday and Thursday at Aim High in Dimondale, Michigan, starting at 6:00pm.