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  1. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo discusses possibility of a game at The Palestra

    Oct 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    AP

    Michigan State’s played in many different places throughout Izzo tenure, but they’ve yet to visit The Palestra.

  2. Top 25 Countdown: No. 22 Michigan State Spartans

    Oct 9, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo and Branden Dawson (Getty Images)

    How will the Spartans respond to losing Adreian Payne, Keith Appling and Gary Harris?

  3. Tom Izzo undergoes successful hernia surgery

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:53 AM EDT

    AP

    Izzo is expected to be back in the office this week.

  4. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo singles out two veterans as this year’s team leaders

    Oct 2, 2014, 6:37 PM EDT

    Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice (Getty Images)

    Cohesion was an issue for the Spartans last season. The hope this time around is that they won’t experience similar issues with there being two clear veteran leaders.

  5. New addition to Michigan State program granted immediate eligibility

    Aug 20, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Bryn Forbes, Andrew Harrison

    Bryn Forbes averaged 15.6 points per game last season, shooting 43.4% from the field and 42.4% from three-point range.

  6. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo takes the #icebucketchallenge (VIDEO)

    Aug 14, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

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    The ALS Association stated that $4 million was raised from July 29 to August 12, with the challenge being an important reason why.

  7. Report: Did Tom Izzo turn down a $35 million deal to run the Detroit Pistons?

    May 18, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    Tom Izzo reportedly turned down the same $35 million deal that Stan Van Gundy received with the Detroit Pistons.

  8. Tom Izzo is not a fan of how often kids transfer

    May 14, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

    AP

    It’s just another aspect of the college game that seems to frustrate him.

  9. Proposed game on White House grounds involving Michigan State and Oregon State shelved

    May 9, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    Michigan State and Oregon State won’t play a proposed game on the White House grounds.

  10. 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.

  11. Michigan State guard Gary Harris entering 2014 NBA Draft

    Apr 14, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris is the latest player to enter the 2014 NBA Draft.

  12. Tom Izzo addresses crowd at candlelight vigil for Lacey Holsworth (VIDEO)

    Apr 10, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    An emotional speech from Tom Izzo the day after Lacey Holsworth’s passing.

  13. Tom Izzo on Michigan State: ‘This is a pretty good place for me right now’

    Mar 25, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    Like the Cavaliers in 2010, looks like the Pistons will have no luck convincing Tom Izzo to leave college.

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

    Mar 22, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

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    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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 2014 Big Ten Tournament Preview: Can Michigan State turn things around?

    Mar 12, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

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    Michigan State and Iowa look to right the ship, Wisconsin tries to earn a No. 1 seed and Nebraska and Minnesota try to lock up a bid.

  18. Billy Donovan, Tom Izzo weigh in on Marcus Smart situation

    Feb 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    OSU Texas Tech Basketball

    The roar of Saturday’s Marcus Smart, fan-shoving controversy from Oklahoma State’s loss at Texas Tech is finally starting to die down a bit, but on Monday, college basketball head coaches gave their take on fan-player interactions and Smart as a player. One of the more interesting takes came from Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.…

  19. 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…

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

    Feb 7, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Keith Appling

    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…

  21. 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…

  22. 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…

  23. Gary Harris leads Michigan State to win over Indiana

    Jan 21, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Gary Harris

    For the first 30 minutes or so over the game, Indiana played like a team who was hungrier and wanted to win more than Michigan State. Playing shorthanded without Will Sheehey and coming off of a loss to Northwestern over the weekend, the Hoosiers figured to stand little chance against the No. 3 team in…

  24. No. 5 Michigan State will be get better as they get healthier

    Dec 31, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT

    Michigan State v Penn State

    No. 5 Michigan State looked like they were going to be in for a fight. A scrappy Nittany Lions team had opened up a 47-40 halftime lead over the Spartans as D.J. Newbill and Tim Frazier showed why they deserved to be in the conversation for the midseason all-Big Ten team. The Spartans have been…