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Motown Rundown E28: April in the D

Motown Rundown E28: April in the D

March 26, 2019


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports, TEMP Motown Rundown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCjaFv4W_vs&feature=youtu.be On this week’s episode of the Motown Rundown: Ryan Rabinowitz, Trent Balley, and Ryan Collins kick the show off with an update on the Pistons as the NBA regular season begins to wind down. The crew then takes an in-depth look ...

Spartans can’t match top seed Notre Dame, fall in second round

Spartans can’t match top seed Notre Dame, fall in second round

Sam Britten, Women's basketball reporter

March 25, 2019


Filed under Articles, Game Recaps, MSU Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Spartans faced off against the defending national champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second round of the NCAA tournament. After a thrilling battle against Central Michigan in the first round, the Spartans couldn't match the No. 1-seeded Irish on their home court. ...

Mitchell: Spartans finally get out of the first weekend, but what’s next?

Mitchell: Spartans finally get out of the first weekend, but what’s next?

Julian Mitchell, G&W Report Co-Host

March 24, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, Opinion, Sports

DES MOINES, Iowa --Three seasons, three arduous seasons. That’s how long it has been since head coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans have reached the Sweet 16. Three times, MSU has been sent back to East Lansing with their dreams of an NCAA Championship shattered. As the No. 2 seed...

MSU men start hot, earn Sweet 16 berth with Minnesota win

MSU men start hot, earn Sweet 16 berth with Minnesota win

Kyle Turk, Sports Editor

March 23, 2019


Filed under A, Articles, Game Recaps, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

DES MOINES, Iowa -- There was always going to be a little doubt, what with the whole last-three-years thing, right? Michigan State decided to dispel any notion of further disappointment, starting with confidence and finishing with Cassius Winston on their way to a 70-50 victory over Minnes...

Spartans survive Central Michigan in the first round of the NCAA tournament

Spartans survive Central Michigan in the first round of the NCAA tournament

Sam Britten, Women's basketball reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Spartans traveled to Notre Dame to take on the No. 8-seeded Central Michigan Chippewas for their first tournament appearance since the 2016-17 season. It was a wild game that kept fans entertained until the clock hit zero. This nailbiter of a game came down to the f...

Impact Izzone S6E20: Des Moines Dispatch

Impact Izzone S6E20: Des Moines Dispatch

Julian Mitchell, Men's basketball beat reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports, TEMP Impact Izzone

https://youtu.be/xVdqS7nrvdM LIVE from Des Moines, Iowa, it's Impact Izzone on the road! Julian Mitchell brings on Joey Ellis and Kyle Turk to talk Big Ten championships, Bradley and MSU's Saturday matchup with Minnesota. ...

A view from the opposing bench: Chippewas led by elite scorers, defense

A view from the opposing bench: Chippewas led by elite scorers, defense

Sam Britten, Women's basetball beat reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Previews, Sports, Women's Basketball

By Sam Britten Michigan State has drawn the No. 9 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play Central Michigan in the first round. After collaborating with Central Michigan Life’s Evan Petzold, I was able to come up with a better view of what Central Michigan’s strength and weaknesses are. After...

Have we entered the golden age of the NBA?

Have we entered the golden age of the NBA?

Aidan Champion, General Assisgnment Reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Articles, Opinion, Professional Sports, Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points on Sunday night, becoming the 11th player to score at least 50 points in a game this season. The All-Star team captain’s performance broke the NBA single-season record for most players to score 50 plus points in a single game. He joined Blak...

MSU men in search of Sweet 16 berth; face Minnesota in second round of NCAAs

MSU men in search of Sweet 16 berth; face Minnesota in second round of NCAAs

March 22, 2019


Filed under Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

Photo: Michael Epps/Focal Point News By Kyle Turk DES MOINES, Iowa -- Michigan State faces a familiar foe in its quest to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2015. Big Ten opponent Minnesota already faced the Spartans back on Feb. 9, a 79-55 MSU win at the...

Michigan State women’s basketball: A regular season in review

Michigan State women’s basketball: A regular season in review

Sam Britten, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Articles, MSU Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball

A 19-14 record and a third-round exit in the WNIT in the 2017-18 season isn’t something most teams would be happy about, and it’s no different with Michigan State. Add on the fact that five players graduated, four of which played in at least 28 games and you’ve got a Michigan State team that was har...

Turk: To break first-weekend streak, MSU needs to keep centered

Turk: To break first-weekend streak, MSU needs to keep centered

Kyle Turk, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under A, Articles, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

DES MOINES, Iowa -- It wasn’t quite Middle Tennessee, but it may not have had to be. Second-seeded Michigan State squeaked by first-round opponent Bradley on Thursday afternoon, holding a one-possession lead with as little as four minutes left. Even with a seemingly weaker opponent on the...

Winston’s 26 points enough as Spartans squeeze by Bradley

Winston’s 26 points enough as Spartans squeeze by Bradley

Julian Mitchell, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under A, Articles, Game Recaps, Men's Basketball, MSU Sports, Sports

DES MOINES, Iowa-- Survive and advance.That’s the motto for the NCAA tournament and on Thursday in front of a packed Wells Fargo Arena crowd in Des Moines, Michigan State found out why. The Spartans opened up NCAA tournament play with a first-round matchup against the Bradley Braves. Not many ...

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