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  1. Tim Hardaway Jr. on his father, Michigan basketball, and more

    Davy Rothbart

    The Michigan star on Wolverines hoops, his father, and more.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  2. How Andre Iguodala is like Scottie Pippen

    Jonathan Abrams

    Andre Iguodala, one of the most versatile players in the NBA, could be the key to a championship for Golden State, but it took him years to find the right teammates — and some respect.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  3. 10 Takeaways From a Wonderful, Frustrating Night of College Baske...

    Shane Ryan

    The Champions Classic is in the books, with Michigan State surviving against Kentucky and Jabari Parker defeating Andrew Wiggins (historical footnote: Kansas would win the actual game), and, in the true spirit of college basketball, it was both joyou...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. The NCAA Basketball Rules Committee Just Failed the Sport

    Shane Ryan

    This was an exceptional year for college basketball, in the sense that you had to be an exceptional obsessive just to enjoy an average game. The wonderful championship battle between Louisville and Michigan was a happy fluke, a last-ditch saving grac...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  5. Notes on the NCAA tournament Final Four, from the gift and curse ...

    Mark Titus

    The gift and curse of Spike Albrecht, why this year's 'One Shining Moment' is the best ever, and the most important basketball dog since Air Bud.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  6. Video: Jalen Rose on Being Hated in College, and Disrespecting Mi...

    Grantland Channel

    Jalen Rose recounts his playing days at Michigan after learning that Grantland has him listed as a no. 1 seed in our "Most Hated College Basketball Players of the Last 30 Years." Watch the video after the jump....

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  7. IndianaMichigan State: A College Basketball Reacclimation

    Robert Mays

    Eight years ago, college basketball was the most important thing in my life. Wait, wait. I worry what you just heard was "Eight years ago, I really liked college basketball." What I said was: "Eight years ago, college basketball was the most impo...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  8. Big Ten Road Trip: Michigan State and the Wolverine Massacre

    Shane Ryan

    I first met Keaton Gillogly, the radio voice of the Michigan State women's basketball team and a below-average pool player, at an East Lansing sports bar called Reno's. He had offered to be my tour guide, and proceeded to do an excellent job. He intr...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  9. College Basketball Weekend Preview: Duke Goes to New Jersey, and ...

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get going, I want to announce that I'm taking nom-nom-inations for the 2012-13 All-BeefyBulky Team. I was inspired to do this after watching Nebraska's Andre Almeida do battle in a losing effort against Creighton last night. At 6-foot-11, 3...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  10. College Basketball Team Previews: The Title Snipers  Michigan, S...

    Shane Ryan

    All this week (and next!), we'll be running college basketball team previews for the 20 (or so) Most Interesting Teams. Today we tackle the Title Snipers. Why are snipers so terrifying and exciting? Whenever I think of those dashing sociopaths, wi...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  11. The Eight Factors: Louisville-Michigan State

    Shane Ryan

    The Eight Factors measures four basketball criteria along with four non-basketball criteria to take the measure of who will win each Sweet 16 game. In this installment: 4-seed Louisville (28-9) vs. 1-seed Michigan State (29-7). Factor 1: Better ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  12. A Q&A with Lupe Izzo about Tom Izzo, Michigan State basketball, a...

    Davy Rothbart

    The first lady of Michigan State talks Spartan basketball.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  13. It's Time: Lower the NCAA Shot Clock to 24 Seconds

    Shane Ryan

    On Tuesday night, Michigan State and Illinois played a basketball game, and the score was 42-41. That was not the score at halftime. That was not the score after a meteor hit Assembly Hall in Champaign, stopping play and killing hundreds. That was...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  14. Watch The USS Carl Vinson Turn Into A Basketball Gym

    Chris Ryan

    Tonight, in honor of Veterans Day, in front of an audience that will include President Obama, two college basketball superpowers, Michigan State and North Carolina, will square off on the USS Carl Vinson in the 2011 Carrier Classic. That's right, the...

    Blog | November 11, 2011