Will Barton

Monday Madness: Michigan State still looking for its defining win


Five NCAA teams that got my attention this past weekend for various reasons: 1.


Dime Q&A: Duke’s Kyrie Irving Could Be One Of The Best Ever

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It is hard to imagine a freshman having a better start to his career than Kyrie Irving. The Duke point guard has already held preseason All-America Jacob Pullen to 1-of-12 shooting, dished off nine assists in a game twice and had a 31-point explosion against the then-No.


Michigan State Looks To Rebound After A Rough Summer

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Now that the Top 25 has come out, it is time to preview some of the best college teams in the 2010-11 season.


NCAA Preview: Top 10 Teams for 2011

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After the NBA Draft and before Midnight Madness, it seems nobody really talks about college basketball.


Michigan State Will Win the National Championship

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Why will Michigan State win the national championship.


Say Hi to the Bad Guys

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College basketball's Decepticons are back. Duke is in the Final Four for the 11th time during Coach K's reign (and the first time since '04), so if you'd been missing Krzyzewski's scowl, the army of three-point bombers, the goofy big guys, the smug grins, the confident swagger, and Dick Vitale re-enacting an Extenze commercial with every TV cameo ("I'm bigger.


Spartans end Northern Iowa’s run; Carmelo breaks Toronto’s heart

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If Tom Izzo really does have an underground Lord of the Rings-style factory where he builds his Michigan State army from scratch, he wasn't even being creative when he made Korie Lucious as the eventual successor to Kalin Lucas.


Big-time Big Ten carries Day 4 of March Madness; T-Mac hosts the Rockets at MSG

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After the first three days of the NCAA Tournament belonged to lovable underdogs like Jimmer Fredette, Ali Farokhmanesh, Cornell and the St.


Matty D’s Top 25 College Basketball Preview (4: Michigan State)

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That's right, the college hoops season is here and you know what that means: it's time to unleash the mother effing fury! For the past seven months, I've been bottling up a vicious mixture of excitement and rage, just waiting for the moment to release my emotions onto the rest of the world.

We Reminisce

We Reminisce: Mateen Cleaves and the 1999-2000 Michigan State Spartans

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Tom Izzo has built himself nothing short of a dynasty in his time at Michigan State.

Wayne Ellington

…And another one for Carolina

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It was over 10 minutes after it started.


Spartans are “close to special,” North Carolina is just nasty

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After Michigan State upset UConn in the first of yesterday's Final Four games, Jim Calhoun said, "We're pretty good, but they're close to special." But are the Spartans special enough now to handle North Carolina.


Psycho T vs. Blake Griffin for the Final 4, and Allen Iverson is back

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Blake Griffin (23 pts, 16 rebs) won the beast-on-beast matchup with Tyler Hansbrough (8 pts, 6 rebs), solidifying his spot as the best player in the country and the No.


NCAA Elite Eight is set, and ‘Melo drops 43 and the game-winner

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Now that all the underdogs and Cinderellas have gone home, it's time for one of the remaining Elite Eight to step up and win this NCAA 'chip.

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