- Mount St. Mary's gets reality check at No. 1 MSU Updated: Nov-29-13 5:42 pm
- Appling helps No. 1 MSU top Mount St. Mary's 98-65 Updated: Nov-29-13 4:38 pm
- Appling, Dawson, Payne benched for No. 1 MSU Updated: Nov-29-13 12:53 pm
- Oklahoma falls late to No. 1 Michigan State, 87-76 Updated: Nov-24-13 1:38 am
- No. 1 MSU struggles to beat Oklahoma 87-76 Updated: Nov-24-13 1:20 am
- Virginia Tech no match for No. 1 Michigan State Updated: Nov-23-13 2:09 am
- Payne, Michigan St dominates Virginia Tech 96-77 Updated: Nov-23-13 1:47 am
- No. 1 Kentucky falls to No. 2 Michigan St 78-74 Updated: Nov-12-13 11:45 pm
- No. 2 is No. 1 as Spartans beat Kentucky 78-74 Updated: Nov-12-13 11:26 pm
- McNeese State loses 98-56 to No. 2 Michigan State Updated: Nov-08-13 11:18 pm
- No. 2 Michigan State beats McNeese State 98-56 Updated: Nov-08-13 9:21 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Mount St. Mary's coach Jamion Christian feels that if his team makes the NCAA Tournament it will likely play a highly ranked team in the first round.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - The next measuring stick for top-ranked Michigan State is No. 16 North Carolina on Wednesday as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State starters Keith Appling, Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson did not start Friday's game between the top-ranked Spartans and Mount St. Mary's due to what a school spokesman called "classroom attendance issues."
NEW YORK - Oklahoma found a way to pull out an improbable win in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
NEW YORK - Keith Appling spent some time on the bench in foul trouble. Fellow guard Gary Harris was forced to sit for a while because of leg cramps. Center Adreian Payne was having an off night.
NEW YORK - Virginia Tech coach James Johnson knows when his team is overmatched.
NEW YORK - With about five minutes left in the game Adreian Payne hung on the rim a little longer than usual, savoring a dunk that came after taking a nifty pass from Denzel Valentine.
CHICAGO - Seeing the Kentucky players crying in the locker room was exactly what John Calipari wanted.
CHICAGO - Experience trumps talent.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - McNeese State played No. 2 Michigan State tough enough for 5-plus minutes - and actually had the lead.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - No. 2 Michigan State tuned up for its highly anticipated game against top-ranked Kentucky with a season-opening rout.