TAG: Michigan State University

College, High School, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Gary Harris Talks About The Biggest Shot Of His Life…In High School

Gary Harris

2014 NBA Draft lottery hopeful Gary Harris is projected to go in the 10-15 range during Thursday night’s draft. Dime briefly spoke with Harris before the NBA’s “Off the Court” Roundtable sponsored by American Express yesterday afternoon in New York. He told us about the biggest shot of his life, which actually happened before he joined his Michigan State Spartans. Read More »

Video / Apr 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Adreian Payne’s Epic Bowling Ball Celebration In College Dunk Contest

Adreian Payne

You know your celebration was pretty awesome when it completely outshines an impressive dunk. In the college dunk contest, Michigan State’s Adreian Payne unleashed an out-of-nowhere, double-pump 360…and then topped himself a moment later with an epic bowling ball celebration. Read More »

College / Mar 28, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Why Top Seed Virginia Will Fall To MSU Tonight

Tony Bennett, Joe Harris

Virginia, winners in 18 of their last 19 games, won the ACC regular season title as well as the ACC Tournament but have been disrespected for most of the season. The Cavaliers aren’t your flashy historic program with a long list of NBA players or a ton of banners hanging from the rafters of John Paul Jones Arena. However, Tony Bennett‘s team has taken the nation by storm this season, dominating the ACC and leading the Cavaliers to their first Sweet 16 since 1995. But the chances of them going further, even with the No. 1 seed, don’t look good. Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2014 / 12:39 am

Video: MSU’s Adreian Payne Sets NCAA Record From FT Line; Scores 41 In Win

Adreian Payne, Carl Baptiste

Adreian Payne set an NCAA record by connecting on all 17 of his free-throw attempts on his way to 41 points in Michigan State’s first-round win over Delaware earlier tonight. Payne said after the game, “When you’re scoring like that and the game is coming so easy, it feels like you’re in a rhythm, it feels like you can’t be stopped.” Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 2:30 pm

The Only 8 Teams That Can Win The NCAA Tournament This Year

Gary Harris

The Madness in March is underway. Those that call college basketball boring will now experience a change of heart as dreams will come true and hearts will break. March creates some of the greatest memories for sports fans all over the world. What does this year’s tournament have in store? No one knows, because what cannot be seen can’t be predicted. Read More »

College / Mar 18, 2014 / 11:30 am

NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Shabazz Napier

While the NCAA tournament might officially start tonight, we all know it really starts on Thursday. With only days remaining to make your picks and fill out your brackets, Dime will be helping you out by breaking down each of the four regions. First up is the East Region. Read More »

College / Mar 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

A Breakdown Of 7 Major Conference Tournaments

T.J. Warren

Many may argue conference tournament week is better than the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country still has an opportunity of making the Dance at the start of the week, but as the days go by, more and more dreams are crushed. Teams have to win three, four and sometimes five straight games in as many days to claim an automatic bid in the field of 68. Read More »

College / Dec 3, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Gary Harris On Michigan State: It’s About The Team, Not The Stars

Gary Harris

For the first time in what’s seemed like an eternity, Gary Harris looked vulnerable.

Before the holiday season arrived bringing cheer and full-blown mid sections, Harris couldn’t hit a shot. Earlier, Michigan State entered the Barclays Center for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic tournament and played Virginia Tech. The Spartans guard was still feeling the high of dismissing a freshman-led Kentucky team in Chicago, only 280 miles from the emerald and white halls of State. Read More »

College / Nov 18, 2013 / 10:15 am

Michigan St. Fans Trick Columbia Into Consecutive Shot Clock Violations

Michigan State Columbia

During Friday’s Michigan State Columbia almost-upset, where the Ivy Leaguers held a seven-point advantage in the second half, the Spartans crowd played a hand in their team’s avoidance of said upset. If you went to a state school and your Ivy League friends give you a hard time about this, make sure to forward them this highlight. Read More »

College / Nov 12, 2013 / 4:45 pm

The 10 College Basketball Games You Need To Mark On Your Calendar This Season

Patric Young

The college basketball season officially kicked off last week, and with the load of talent and hundreds of games being televised, it’s going to be tough to sort through the top games to watch this season. Don’t sweat it. That’s why I’m here. Read More »