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March Madness Metrics: Strength of Draws and Paths

Not all draws and paths in the NCAA Tournament are equal. Using a little #math, it is possible to quantify their difficulty

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: The offseason has been bizarre

A lot has transpired this offseason for MSU, but most of it has not been positive for the Spartans.

Michigan State’s Max Christie will remain in 2022 NBA Draft

Michigan State Men’s Basketball 2021-2022 Season Review: Tyson Walker

The transfer point guard went through an adjustment period, but clearly showed he could do some big things for the Spartans in the future.

Michigan State’s Max Christie to participate in NBA Combine

Former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne dies at 31

Michigan State men’s basketball adds center Carson Cooper to 2022 class

Michigan State Men’s Basketball 2021-2022 Season Review: A.J. Hoggard

The sophomore point guard had his ups and downs, but showed tremendous leadership potential for the future.

Michigan State Men’s Basketball 2021-2022 Season Review: Malik Hall

As a first time captain, the junior forward once again showed tremendous ability yet also frustrating inconsistency for the Spartans.

March Madness Metrics: Performance versus Expectation

Wins and losses in March are important, but not all NCAA Tournament games are created equally. Can we use math to clarify which coaches truly rise to the top?

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: Julius Marble commits to Texas A&M, Davis Smith returns

Julius Marble announced his commitment to the Aggies on Monday via his Twitter page. Smith made his announcement on his Instagram.

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: State of the program

March Madness Metrics: Counting Wins

Around these parts, we know that Coach Tom Izzo is one of the best coaches of all time in March. Let’s start to quantify his accomplishments by counting wins compared to his peers.

Big Ten Tournament adding Minneapolis as host, keeping football championship in Indianapolis

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: Joey Hauser to return for 2022-2023 season

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: Big man Julius Marble enters transfer portal, per report

Marble averaged 14.4 minutes and 6.4 points per game during the 2021-2022 season.

Cassius Winston wants to say proper “goodbye” to Michigan State fans through REVEL Moments

Winston’s college career ended abruptly in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a chance for MSU fans to reconnect with the star point guard.

MSU’s Dwayne Stephens to become Western Michigan’s head coach

Tom Izzo and the MSU men’s basketball program will have a vacancy to fill this offseason.

Spartan Reacts: Michigan State fans expect to return to the Final Four soon

According to the latest SB Nation Reacts survey, MSU fans think the Spartans are an appealing landing spot for transfers that could quickly bring the program back to prominence.

Former Michigan State walk-on Davis Smith to enter transfer portal

He appeared in 12 games during the 2021-2022 season.

MSU’s Max Christie to test NBA Draft process, retain college eligibility

Spartan Reacts: How far away is Michigan State from its next Final Four?

With the NCAA Tournament coming to a close soon, we want MSU fans tell us how far they think the team is from returning to form, and how the transfer portal will change the roster.

Michigan State walk-on forward Peter Nwoke enters transfer portal

Nwoke will have four years of eligibility remaining.

Michigan State center Marcus Bingham Jr. to declare for NBA Draft

Bingham is forgoing his final year of eligibility.

Michigan State’s Gabe Brown to declare for NBA Draft

Brown will forgo his remaining year of eligibility, and is the first MSU senior to announce his intentions for next season.

Academic All-Big Ten honors for Michigan State winter athletes announced

Gabe Brown, Malik Hall, Nia Clouden and Drew DeRidder were among the honorees.

Michigan State Men’s Basketball: 2021-2022 season reflections

Where is the MSU program headed in the future?

Will MSU’s Gabe Brown, Marcus Bingham Jr. or Joey Hauser return in 2022-2023?

Opinion: Tom Izzo said Michigan State’s program is in the right place; I wouldn’t have agreed until now

Izzo is rarely positive following a loss, but Sunday’s effort against Duke warranted it.

Michigan State battles hard, but falls 85-76 to Duke

Michigan State vs Duke Game Thread

TOC Staff Picks: Michigan State vs. Duke

MSU has won two of the last three meetings versus the Blue Devils.