Category Archives: Michigan/Michigan State

Spartan Jump Shots, Final Four Edition: Michigan State vs. Duke Preview

For the first time in five years and the ninth time in their program’s history, the Michigan State Spartans are back in the Final Four, courtesy of a stirring overtime win against the Louisville Cardinals last Sunday afternoon. The Spartans, … Continue reading

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Underrated Lourawls Narin, Gavin Schilling Could Key Michigan State Spartans’ Final Four Hopes

You can forgive Michigan State Spartans’ fans if they are more than a little perturbed with the analysis of Sam Vecenie at CBSSports.com. In preparation for this weekend’s Final Four, Vecenie ranked all of the competing school’s starting players 1-20, … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: Michigan State vs. Louisville Preview

Despite a poor start late Friday, the Michigan State Spartans managed to keep things together and forge an impressive second half comeback to beat the Oklahoma Sooners. As a result, the Spartans earned the chance to play for another Final … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: Michigan State vs. Oklahoma Preview

Last Sunday, the Michigan State Spartans won another slugfest against the Virginia Cavaliers to advance to the Sweet 16 for the third year in a row. Waiting for them are another top seed, the Oklahoma Sooners, who have had an … Continue reading

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Michigan State Basketball is Lucky to Have Tom Izzo at the Helm

You don’t know what you have until it’s gone. How many times has that phrase been uttered in life only to go completely ignored or not accurately comprehended or appreciated? Plenty of times in my life, to this point, I’ll … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: Michigan State vs. Virginia Preview

Despite leading most of the way and even seeming to flex their muscle at times, the Michigan State Spartans had a very interesting finish against the Georgia Bulldogs, nearly collapsing down the stretch to lose the game. The Spartans hung … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, NCAA Tournament Edition: Georgia vs. Michigan State Preview

The Michigan State Spartans were crushed, losing in overtime to the Wisconsin Badgers to be defeated in the Big Ten championship game. Michigan State rebounded later Sunday night to grab a seven seed, however, and will face the upset minded … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, Big Ten Tournament Edition: Michigan State vs. Wisconsin Preview

Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans led a furious comeback from being 16 down in the first half to grit out a close win over the Maryland Terrapins. That sets up an unlikely rematch for the Big Ten title, as the … Continue reading

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