Jennifer Swanchara and Bri Harvey host this week with a “Hoop There It Is” themed show, talking about Adreian Payne making the Team USA basketball team and men’s and women’s basketball recruiting. A preview of the 2013-14 basketball season for Michigan State and the rest of the Big Ten’s men’s and women’s teams. The success of coaches Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant are discussed as well.
Louis Bilotta and Dan Tyler have NBA Draft picks first on the agenda and move onto the stunning career ending news for Darko Milicic. World Series predictions are on the docket as well. Kate Upton tweets about a love gone cold with Justin Verlander and theories run amuck about his stats relation. The new Redwings Stadium is being built and the guys show their excitement.
On the show today we have Aaron Jordan and Spencer Ray, a couple new faces to Sportswrap. Listen for a Redwings Game 7 retrospective and a current update on the Stanley Cup Playoffs, predictions for Game 7 regarding the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat, and Rutger’s possible Athletic Director Julie Herman’s controversial past.
Alex has news about the recent tragedy in Boston and is joined on the phone by an MSU student who ran in the marathon. Other sports are covered as well.
This week Alex talks about the burning of couches in Ann Arbor following their win this week and also discusses the upcoming national championship with a listener.
Dan Krier from MSU Athletic Communications joins Alex to discuss the latest news on the MSU basketball team including Gary Harris being named Big Ten’s freshman of the year. They also give end of the season player rankings, and discuss the Tom Crean outrage following their win against Michigan. Alex has open lines to close the show, as he also gets into Detroit Lions free agency possibilities and a goon of the week.