The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.
Fan energy was high as Stanford’s and Michigan State’s football teams geared up for the Rose Bowl Game Wednesday.
The game considered to be the first Rose Bowl was staged in 1902 to help pay for the Tournament of Roses Parade. An unexpectedly huge crowd of about 8,000 sat on temporary stands in a park and watched Stanford lose 49-0 to Michigan.
Business is expected to boom in Pasadena in the New Year with the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, the Rose Bowl and the BCS National Championship.
The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
The much-hyped and top-ranked Wildcats were humbled 78-74 by No. 2 Michigan State in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State’s NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.
Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.
Gorgui Dieng swatted away the West Region’s top seed to send Rick Pitino into another regional final.
The aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea is ready for the first college basketball game to be played on an active flat top.