- No. 1 Michigan State gets beat up and beat by UNC Updated: Dec-05-13 3:41 am
- No. 1 Michigan State loses to North Carolina 79-65 Updated: Dec-05-13 12:54 am
- North Carolina beats No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Updated: Dec-05-13 12:45 am
- 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
- Portland loses 82-67 to No. 1 Michigan State Updated: Nov-18-13 10:29 pm
- No. 1 Michigan State beats Portland 82-67 Updated: Nov-18-13 10:16 pm
- Columbia falls to No. 2 Michigan State 62-53 Updated: Nov-16-13 12:42 am
- No. 2 Michigan State holds off Columbia 62-53 Updated: Nov-16-13 12:26 am
- 5 things learned from the Champions Classic Updated: Nov-13-13 3:35 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
- No. 2 Michigan State beats McNeese State 98-56 Updated: Nov-08-13 9:21 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State got manhandled and outhustled by North Carolina.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Tom Izzo was somber after his team's first setback of the season.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.
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.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Portland put the first points on the scoreboard against No. 1 Michigan State and took two more leads in the opening minutes.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State earned a spot atop The Associated Press poll by beating then-top-ranked Kentucky last week.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - After a poised, patient performance that put Columbia within a few points of a massive upset, the Lions lost their bearings a bit in the final minutes.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Tom Izzo is openly lobbying for someone else to move to No. 1 in next week's rankings.
CHICAGO - If the Champions Classic is any indication of what's in store for the rest of the season in college hoops, it's going to be a fun year. Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle were as good as advertised, if not better, and Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and Kansas all showed the makings of Final Four teams.
CHICAGO - Seeing the Kentucky players crying in the locker room was exactly what John Calipari wanted.
CHICAGO - Experience trumps talent.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - No. 2 Michigan State tuned up for its highly anticipated game against top-ranked Kentucky with a season-opening rout.