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Max Kellerman Believes Michigan State Deserves NCAA Death Penalty and Tom Izzo Should Leave

On Monday, ESPN's Max Kellerman came out with some strong words for Michigan State, saying <i>specifically</i> that their basketball coach of the past 23 …

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Yet another open letter of apology to America from Syracuse Basketball

Dear America,<p>This is the letter I always dreaded having to write.<p>In 2016, the Syracuse Orange did something unthinkable. Our men’s basketball program …

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Syracuse's 2-3 zone works but it makes college basketball unwatachable

I’m not going waste my time arguing there’s anything fundamentally wrong with Syracuse’s 2-3 zone. I don’t think Jim Boeheim’s favored defense is gimmicky or that his players have it easier on the defensive end compared to man-to-man teams. I don’t think it should be banned from the sport.<p>I just …

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March Madness: Ranking the remaining teams in the Midwest Region

The Midwest Region had the highest level of pedigree from the coaches in the group. Which future Hall of Famers are left standing? And more …

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Updated Bovada odds for SEC teams to win 2019 NCAA College Football Championship

The college football season is still five months away — and a national champion won’t be crowned for nearly 10 months — but it’s not too early to bet …

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The Only Recap: Michigan State splits series with Niagara

The Spartans played in a four game series this past weekend against the Niagara Purple Eagles.<p>Before facing Niagara, Michigan State was coming off of …

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WATCH: Colley's Game-Winner Advances Michigan State to Third Round of WNIT

Redshirt-sophomore guard Shay Colley lifts MSU past the Rockets with last-second game-winner.<p>MORE FROM YARDBARKER

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As Michigan State awaits key decisions, Tom Izzo likes 2018-19 roster

Michigan State will wait to find out whether a few key players will turn pro or stay on campus for next year.<p>Let’s leave it at that for a bit.<p>Tom …

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Tom Izzo says 'I don't plan on going anywhere' after NCAA Tournament loss

DETROIT - Tom Izzo was asked on January 26 to address rumors that he would be stepping down as Michigan State's basketball coach.<p>His response, hours …

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Michigan Basketball: Top 3 players who got Wolverines to Sweet 16

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)<p>The Michigan basketball team is making its third trip to the Sweet 16 in the past six seasons, here are the three …

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Buckeyes land four-star running back

After a slow winter, Ohio State's recruiting efforts for the 2019 class are starting to gather momentum. The Buckeyes landed commitment No. 3 in the …

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Syracuse Basketball is part of a wild and whacky March Madness

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 18: Tyus Battle<p>The Syracuse basketball squad miraculously upset Michigan State for a berth in the Sweet 16. However, plenty more …

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2018 NCAA Tournament: Bracket, scores, schedule and updates for Sweet 16 (3/20/2018) games

The 2018 NCAA Tournament starts again on Thursday, March 22, with the Sweet 16. Below you can find a bracket, scores, a schedule and updates for the …

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Tom Izzo reiterates he's not retiring following Syracuse loss: 'I don't plan on going anywhere'

A defiant <b>Tom Izzo</b> reiterated Sunday that he has no retirement plans in the wake of Michigan State’s loss to Syracuse Sunday in the second round of …

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Creighton-Nebraska softball game moved to Wednesday night

The Creighton-Nebraska softball game originally scheduled for Tuesday has been pushed back to Wednesday at 6 p.m. due to the weather forecast.<p>The …

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Sweet 16 odds: Michigan 7-1 to win national title

CLOSE<p>Detroit News writers James Hawkins and John Niyo break down Michigan's 64-63 win on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.<p>Now that …

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Illinois, Michigan and Ohio State Earn Weekly Softball Awards

<b>March 19, 2018</b><p><b>Player of the Week</b><b><br>Lilli Piper, Ohio State</b><b><br>SS – Jr. – Norton, Ohio – Walsh Jesuit</b><p>• Batted .565 with a .600 on-base percentage and 1.043 …

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Player Blurb: Brian Allen, C, Michigan State

NFL Draft analysis for Brian Allen, C, Michigan State<p><b>Draft Prospect Outlook:</b><p>Somewhat undersized center in need of more overall strength. Technically …

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18 Michigan State player review

None<p>Go through the gallery as Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News reviews the players from the 2017-18 Michigan State men's basketball team. Dale G. …

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Tigers Plays Host to Third Annual Clemson Invitational

Eleven of the top 50 teams in the nation in the field.

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Michigan basketball can win NCAA title if it recaptures balance

On this stage, there's hope and there's proof.<p>The first is free. The second is earned.<p>And with the NCAA tournament down to 16 teams , Michigan can …

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Michigan State players are not taking the upset loss well

On Sunday afternoon, the No. 11 Syracuse Orange shocked the basketball world with an upset win over the No. 3 Michigan State Spartans — a …

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NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted

After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look for the Sweet 16 than many …

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March Madness Living Up to Its Name as Underdogs Take Over in Historic Fashion

It was awfully kind of March Madness to allow the college basketball world a chance to breathe Thursday. Since then, the 2018 men's NCAA tournament has included little else but mayhem and carnage.<p>Entering the Sweet 16, we've already lost nine of the 16 highest-ranked teams in the Big Dance, …

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Ex-coach Barbee laughs at Auburn's 2nd-round annihilation

Clemson throttling Auburn with insane 41-9 run<p>Clemson is on a 41-9 run! 😱😱😱 #MarchMadness<p>Nevada coach rips shirt off in wild locker room …


ESPN Releases New Final 4 Prediction After Michigan State, UNC Losses

We’re almost through the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and we just had a pair of upsets occur.<p>First, 11th-seeded Syracuse stunned No. 3 seed …

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NCAA Bracket 2018: Updates on Jay Bilas, Barack Obama and Experts' Brackets

By now, every NCAA Tournament bracket has been busted and as promised, this March has been as mad as ever.<p>From No. 1 seeds Virginia and Xavier crashing out of the tournament to the likes of Michigan State, North Carolina, Cincinnati, Tennessee also following suit, this year's tournament as been as …

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Here’s why this is the maddest March we’ve seen in a while

The 2018 NCAA Tournament gave us the first-ever 16-1 upset in history, but that’s not the only reason this March feels madder than usual.<p>What’s your …

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DotComp: Izzo defiantly looks to the future, 'You ain't breaking me'

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Illinois Basketball: Projected Illini roster with two scholarships remaining

CHAMPAIGN, IL – JANUARY 22: Illinois Fighting Illini cheerleaders perform during the game between the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Michigan State …

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