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

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

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    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.

  2. Big Ten Tournament: No. 22 Michigan State takes another step forward in win over No. 12 Wisconsin

    Mar 15, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    Once again whole, No. 22 Michigan State used solid execution on both ends of the floor to oust No. 12 Wisconsin in the Big Ten semifinals.

  3. Late-game offensive execution costs No. 22 Michigan State in Columbus

    Mar 9, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

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    No. 22 Michigan State’s late-game execution left much to be desired on Sunday.

  4. For the first time in months, No. 22 Michigan State and Keith Appling look healthy

    Mar 7, 2014, 12:12 AM EDT

    Illinois v Michigan State

    Sign of things to come to just a blip for the Spartans?

  5. Report: Tom Izzo considering playing Keith Appling less

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

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    After a season full of injuries and illnesses, Michigan State finally has everyone on their roster available to play. That didn’t stop the Spartans from losing to Illinois on Saturday, their third loss in the last four games and sixth loss in the last 10 games. The problem now is Keith Appling, who has played…

  6. CBT Roundtable: Most Important Player heading into the NCAA tournament

    Feb 27, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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    In today’s Roundtable, we will each make a pick as to who is the most important player in the National Title race. Rob Dauster: This pick is easy: Keith Appling. I’ve been saying it all season long. If Michigan State can get healthy, they’re going to enter the NCAA tournament as one of, if not…

  7. Michigan uses big second half to take first place in Big Ten over rival Michigan State

    Feb 23, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    With time winding down in the first half, Caris LeVert launched a 3-pointer from the corner and drained it as the buzzer sounded. As soon as he released it, LeVert turned and darted to the Michigan locker room. He knew it was good, cutting the halftime lead 36-34. LeVert scored 14 of his 23 points…

  8. Michigan State’s Keith Appling will likely miss more time due to wrist injury

    Feb 9, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

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    No. 9 Michigan State was without starting point guard Keith Appling for the second consecutive game on Sunday, with the senior sitting out due to a nagging right wrist injury. While Travis Trice played well in Appling’s stead in the 60-58 loss at Wisconsin, the Spartans are clearly at their best when Appling is running…

  9. Tom Izzo uncertain as to when Keith Appling will return to lineup

    Feb 7, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    No. 9 Michigan State was forced to play without starting point guard Keith Appling on Thursday night, with Appling being forced to miss the game due to a right wrist injury he’s been dealing with for quite some time. The Spartans took care of Penn State without Appling, with Kenny Kaminski scoring 19 points, Denzel…

  10. Adreian Payne returns as No. 9 Michigan State rolls past Penn State

    Feb 6, 2014, 11:58 PM EDT

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    No. 9 Michigan State has been affected by injuries as much as any team in America this season. Branden Dawson’s out with a broken hand, Adreian Payne’s missed time with a foot injury and Keith Appling has a right wrist issue, and those are just three of the injuries that Tom Izzo’s had to account…

  11. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 14, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  12. No. 5 Michigan State, without Adreian Payne, survives in overtime

    Jan 11, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT

    Minnesota v Michigan State

    Health and Michigan State just haven’t belonged in the same sentence this season. The Spartans have been banged up all year long, with the latest injury issue being the sprained foot on top of plantar fasciitis that All-American caliber center Adreian Payne has been dealing with this week. Payne didn’t play as Minnesota came to…

  13. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Jan 7, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  14. College Basketball Talk Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:22 AM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  15. Conference Catchups: Can Ohio State or Wisconsin hold off Michigan State?

    Dec 30, 2013, 1:38 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Keith Appling, Michigan State The…

  16. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 24, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

    East Carolina v Duke

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  17. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings: Shabazz tops the list again

    Dec 17, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  18. Tom Izzo on Gary Harris: He’s ‘questionable-probable’ to play Tuesday

    Dec 16, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT

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    It’s time for yet another update on the health of the four Michigan State starters that are banged up. According to Joe Rexrode, Matt Costello could still be weeks away from actually stepping on the court. He’s reportedly. got mono, that’s not an easy thing to get rid of. There is some good news to…

  19. Michigan State survives a scare from Oakland

    Dec 14, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT

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    Michigan State dodged a bullet on Saturday. Playing without Gary Harris and Matt Costello and playing with Keith Appling and Adreian Payne at less than 100%, the Spartans shook off a slow start to knock off Oakland, 67-63. Branden Dawson, who may be the only person in East Lansing that isn’t dealing with some kind…

  20. The latest on Gary Harris and Michigan State’s walking wounded

    Dec 12, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT

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    Another day, another update on just how beat up Michigan State is. According to Joe Rexrode of Freep.com, Matt Costello was not at practice, Gary Harris had his right ankle in a cast, Keith Appling’s wrist and hip were bothering him, and Adreian Payne’s plantar fasciitis was feeling good enough that he could practice. Those…

  21. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 10, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  22. No. 1 Michigan State’s loss to North Carolina: Injuries, or sign of a bigger issue?

    Dec 5, 2013, 12:21 AM EDT

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    No. 1 Michigan State’s inconsistency final came back to bite them. The Spartans shot 35.9% from the field and 7-for-24 from three as they got dropped by North Carolina, 79-65, at the Breslin Center on Wednesday night. Michigan State had erased an 18-4 deficit, tying things up at the half, but the Tar Heels used…

  23. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 3, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  24. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Nov 26, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  25. Player of the Year Power Rankings: Marcus Smart leads the way

    Nov 20, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

    Marcus Smart

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…