Michigan State Spartans

April 03, 2019 - 6:16 am
DETROIT ( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- Michigan State University has reached the Final Four of NCAA Tournament, but the school's band has an extra long journey to get there. According to a story from reporter David Harns, the Michigan State University band will have to bus 10 hours from East Lansing to...
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April 01, 2019 - 2:51 pm
ATLANTA ( 92.9 The Game ) -- ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale sets up the Final Four and explained why Auburn, which played so well against Kentucky in the Elite Eight, could struggle with Virginia. "Virginia is one of those teams," Vitale told "John and Hugh" on Monday morning. "They...
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Cassius Winston dribbles out the clock as Michigan State beats Duke to advance to the 2019 Final Four.
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April 01, 2019 - 8:55 am
( 97.1 The Ticket reporting from WASHINGTON) -- Four point seven seconds stood between Michigan State and a trip to the Final Four. The Spartans were up by one on Duke, 68-67, and needed to inbound the ball from the sideline deep in their end of the floor and hopefully run out the clock. Michigan...
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Josh Perkins and Corey Kispert of Gonzaga celebrate during a win over Florida State in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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March 30, 2019 - 8:26 am
One more win to make the Final Four in Minneapolis. Three of the four No. 1 seeds are alive, with the exception of North Carolina, knocked off Friday night by Auburn . Two teams apiece from the ACC, SEC and Big Ten reached the quarterfinals. Gonzaga returns again, a superpower in need of a...
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Zion Williamson of Duke, Cassius Winston of Michigan State
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March 28, 2019 - 7:21 am
There's an upside to the calm lack of upsets we witnessed in the first week of the NCAA Tournament: The remaining 16 teams are something very close to the 16 best teams in men's college basketball. And it should make for a confectionary Sweet 16. The East and West regions still boast their top four...
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Charles Matthews of Michigan points during a first-round win over Montana in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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March 23, 2019 - 8:11 am
March is here. The Madness is on tape delay. When No. 13 seed UC Irvine going over a forgettable Kansas State team qualifies as the biggest upset and an Auburn collapse that wasn't counts as the most dramatic moment of the first round, it's fair to say the typical crazy hasn't yet arrived to the...
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo paces the sideline during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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March 22, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Michigan State beat Bradley, 76-65, on Thursday to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but much of the postgame chatter centered on Tom Izzo berating freshman forward Aaron Henry. Some folks had a problem with that. Jon Rothstein did not.
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Duke's R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson smile after winning the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Duke is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the heavy betting favorite. The Blue Devils feature phenom Zion Williamson back from a knee injury and dominating, R.J. Barrett proving why he's a future top-five NBA draft pick and point guard Tre Jones becoming a scarier offensive threat...
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