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  1. Branden Dawson to return to Michigan State for senior season

    Apr 15, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT

    AP

    Tom Izzo returns a key player from last season’s 29-win team.

  2. Consistency will be key for No. 4 Michigan State moving forward

    Mar 22, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

    dawson

    No. 4 Michigan State was outplayed for a significant portion of the second half Saturday against No. 12 Harvard, and it nearly cost them a trip to the Sweet 16.

  3. Big Ten Tournament: Defense carries No. 22 Michigan State to title

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

    spartans

    After doing it with offense in Saturday’s semifinals No. 22 Michigan State put together one of its best defensive efforts of the season to win the Big Ten tournament title.

  4. Branden Dawson expected to play Saturday for Michigan State

    Feb 27, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

    Michigan State v Penn State

    Michigan State got one step closer to being back to full strength on Thursday. Branden Dawson is almost back to 100%. He got the pins removed from his hand over the weekend and practiced with the team a bit on Tuesday and Wednesday. Izzo told reporters on Thursday that at tonight’s practice, Dawson will take…

  5. Broken hand to sideline Michigan State’s Branden Dawson 4-5 weeks

    Jan 23, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Michigan State v Penn State

    The hits just keep on coming for No. 3 Michigan State, which can’t seem to stay healthy. On Thursday it was revealed that forward Branden Dawson will miss four to five weeks after breaking a bone in his right (shooting) hand. And the injury didn’t occur during game action either, as according to the report Dawson…

  6. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 1 Michigan State Spartans

    Nov 1, 2013, 9:18 AM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  7. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Wing Forwards

    Oct 23, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Syracuse Orange forward C.J. Fair (R) drives to the net on Marquette Golden Eagles guard Trent Lockett during the first half in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Washington

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  8. Tom Izzo didn’t like the scuffle, but did it help Adreian Payne?

    Jan 18, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

    Adreian Payne

    Wednesday afternoon, news broke that two Michigan State players got into a physical altercation at the Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State campus. Neither Branden Dawson and Adreian Payne started that night due to their actions, but Payne did play a big role in Michigan State’s 81-72 win over Penn State. Payne watched from…

  9. Michigan State’s Branden Dawson denies that he punched Purdue’s Travis Carroll

    Jan 9, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT

    Branden Dawson

    Branden Dawson a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds in Michigan State’s win over Purdue on Saturday, but his stat line wasn’t the focus of the conversation after the game. Instead, the conversation has centered around this, video footage that some believe shows Dawson getting in a physical altercation with Purdue’s Travis Carroll and throwing…