2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
4-0, 1st in Big Ten
Michigan State's Julius Marble throws down transition dunk (0:20)
18h
Gabe Brown's 3 forces Detroit Mercy timeout (0:18)
18h
Spartans' Gabe Brown comes up with huge block (0:18)
18h
A.J. Hoggard draws contact for and-1 finish for Spartans (0:22)
19h
Dwayne Rose comes up with monster block vs. Michigan State (0:15)
19h
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4dJeff Borzello

Izzo: No asterisk on first win at Cameron Indoor

Tom Izzo coached Michigan State to its first-ever win at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday night, and even the lack of fans couldn't take away from the moment. "I know one thing: I'm not gonna put this as an asterisk," Izzo said.

Marble thunders a dunk for MSU (0:23)
3d
MSU's Watts rockets through the lane (0:18)
4d
MSU's Malik Hall hits the deck hard after dunk (0:25)
4d
5d

Courtside: The guys look back at an exciting first week of college basketball

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis’ volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan State’s versatility, Dakich’s love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why there’s no need to be concerned with Villanova.

A Langford to Loyer bucket gets the bench on their feet (0:20)
7d
Gabe Brown throws down back-to-back oops (0:26)
7d
Loyer, Hauser lead Michigan State to victory in season opener (2:22)
10d
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10dRyan McGee

McGee: A long overdue welcome back to you, college basketball

College basketball was one of the first sports canceled in March. Since then, the sport and its players have seen nearly every league at every level return. Now, it's finally time for college basketball's return.

11d

Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.387th
Rebounds Per Game42.853rd
Assists Per Game19.5Tied-28th
Points Allowed70.5

Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record64-30
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances31