2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
29-6, 2nd in Big Ten

Spartan heroes to compete for $2 million

A Michigan State alumni team featuring Brandon Wood, Charlie Bell and Derrick Nix will compete this summer in a 64-team tourney televised on ESPN. See roster

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13dBrian Bennett

Big Ten coaches perplexed by transfer situation

Big Ten coaches and administrators generally agree that the transfer situation has spiraled out of control, especially with graduate transfers who are immediately eligible at their new schools.


May 16, 1980 was magic date for Magic

Thirty-six years ago, Magic Johnson completed a remarkable two-year achievement as a sophomore at Michigan State and a rookie with the Lakers.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Denzel Valentine fielding questions at the Combine. Discussing the 'versatility' of his game. Says Draymond Green paved the way for him heading into the league. "I thank him every day."


Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Michigan State's Deyonta Davis on what team's might not know about his game.

Ford: Valentine will benefit NBA with high basketball IQ (1:33)

Whom would Kings draft at No. 9?

That's where ESPN's latest lottery generator has Sacramento picking, and our experts are split. Chad Ford likes Kentucky big man Skal Labissiere. Kevin Pelton prefers a perimeter threat like Michigan State's Denzel Valentine or Villanova's Josh Hart. Top-10 mock draft (Insider)

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25dAdam Finkelstein

Most surprising twists in the Class of 2016

Yes, the Class of 2016 saw Kentucky and Duke finish on top. It wasn't without its twists and turns, though. So what were the most notable surprises?

Bridge-ing the gap

The Spartans have signed maybe the best class in Tom Izzo's tenure during this cycle. It was already good; then, Miles Bridges took the class to another level. 2016 recruiting twists (Insider)

Massive changes in final ESPN 100 update (3:18)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State transfer Marvin Clark has committed to St. John's, sources told ESPN.

Nuggets should draft for frontcourt

Pre-lottery positioning has Denver drafting seventh and 15th in the first round. Chad Ford recommends freshman forwards Jaylen Brown of Cal and Deyonta Davis of Michigan State. Mock draft 6.0 (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.0
Rebounds Per Game30.0
Assists Per Game20.0
Points Allowed90.0Tied-132nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30