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2020 Schedule
1st in Big Ten
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3dJeff Borzello

Spartans' Tillman keeping name in NBA draft

Forward Xavier Tillman, who averaged 13.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.1 blocks for Michigan State as a junior, is keeping his name in the NBA draft, ending his college career.


Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich discuss who's had the best offseason in college basketball

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by discussing who’s had the best offseason between Michigan State, Baylor and Villanova. They also look at Florida, Auburn and Purdue’s offseason and talk about the transfer culture in college basketball. Later, the guys discuss the possibility of a bubble for college athletes, if they’d draft LaMelo Ball, why Seth isn’t solid on Anthony Edwards and Lou Williams’ adventure outside the NBA bubble.


Courtside: Who's staying in the NBA Draft and who's returning to college?

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast by stating the obvious: They don’t know anything about when, how or if college basketball will be played. Then the guys run through players that are still deciding whether they’ll stay in the NBA Draft or return to college, what Michigan State will look like next year if Xavier Tillman leaves and the impact of Filip Petrusev going pro on Gonzaga. Plus, they discuss how many difference-makers are in the draft, what the G League looks like this season and Europe basketball leagues being hit hard by the pandemic.

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20dJonathan Givony

Touted Canadian guard Mane staying in NBA draft

Canadian guard Karim Mane, considered a five-star prospect by ESPN's recruiting analysts, has elected to sign with an agent and keep his name in the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Thursday.

Newest Michigan State commit Max Christie's high school mixtape (0:41)
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36dJeff Borzello

Izzo: Privileged must get others to join BLM fight

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo released a statement on Monday supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and saying those with privilege need to "influence others to join and continue the fight."

Top 2022 basketball recruit Bates commits to Michigan State (0:52)
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37dJeff Borzello and Mark Schlabach

Bates, 2022 top recruit, commits to Michigan St.

Emoni Bates, who many consider the best high school basketball prospect since LeBron James, committed to Michigan State on Monday.

Tom Brady, Robin Roberts honor 2020 seniors (2:41)
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College hoops coaches salute essential workers

Many of college basketball's top coaches, including Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Villanova's Jay Wright, teamed up with Madison Square Garden to salute essential workers in a video posted on social media Wednesday night.

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120dJohn Gasaway

The top 25 players in college basketball: A ranking for 2020-21

In an ordinary time, the ranking of next season's top 25 players would be posted while confetti is still raining down on the winning team in the national championship game. This is no ordinary time, but we can still look ahead with hope.

What policy may Izzo have violated if he reached out to a witness? (0:57)
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125dPaula Lavigne and Nicole Noren

Izzo contacted witness ahead of school, police

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo approached a witness in a 2017 investigation of criminal sexual conduct involving one of his players before that witness spoke to police or school investigators.

Tom Izzo 'sought out' witness in 2017 criminal investigation of player (5:32)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.962nd
Rebounds Per Game40.622nd
Assists Per Game17.77th
Points Allowed64.7

Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record64-30
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances31