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  1. Delvon Roe to star in college basketball film

    Diamond Leung

    One day after Delvon Roe called it a career at Michigan State due to knee pain, it became apparent that the 6-foot-8 former forward might very well be able to find success in another field -- acting. Roe has been cast alongside actor Beau Mirchoff...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  2. North Carolina has Tom Izzo concerned

    Diamond Leung

    The Veterans Day showdown between North Carolina and Michigan State scheduled to take place on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson is the kind of unique event that gets people excited about college basketball. It'll be entertainment for the t...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  3. State of college sports perturbs Tom Izzo

    Diamond Leung

    No, Tom Izzo isn't going to the NBA. But one year after the Michigan State coach turned down an opportunity to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers, he is a bit troubled by the current state of college sports. In an interview with WOOD-TV, Izzo was as...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  4. Keith Appling ready for larger role at MSU

    Diamond Leung

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Keith Appling is going to be "a hell of a player." Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said that very thing in December and emphasized it last month as well to Andy Katz, propping up the freshman as the next star in the making...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  5. Tom Izzo serves up lunch during finals week

    Diamond Leung

    Finals week is rough. There are the sleepless nights, the coffee binging and whatever else gets you ready to go out and earn that degree. In other words, ugh. But for Michigan State students, something might have brightened your day on Monday -- t...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  6. Tom Izzo helps motorist stuck in the snow

    Diamond Leung

    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has seen his team go from a national title hopeful to a 15--11 squad still trying to make its case to go to the NCAA tournament. But even as things have been difficult this season, Izzo still took the time this mornin...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  7. Izzo: Durrell Summers lacked enthusiasm

    Diamond Leung

    Durrell Summers' decision to return for his senior year following a breakout NCAA tournament was a major national storyline heading into the season. The Michigan State guard could have been a first-round NBA draft pick, yet chose to come back in orde...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  8. John Wall gets second Midnight Madness

    Diamond Leung

    The Washington Wizards put on a Midnight Madness-style event in order to usher in the John Wall era with a nod to college basketball-style excitement, and it was a success. More than 4,000 fans showed up on a weeknight to the Patriot Center on the...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  9. Upper Deck releasing cards of hoops coaches

    Diamond Leung

    How much would you pay for a mint condition Bill Self trading card? Upper Deck has announced it will release cards of more than 30 current college basketball coaches, including Self, Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Bob Huggins, Tom Izzo and Tubby Smith....

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  10. Tom Izzo to take the wheel at NASCAR race

    Diamond Leung

    Before embarking on the road back to the Final Four, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the CARFAX 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Aug. 15 at Michigan International Speedway. "It's unlike anything I'v...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  11. Izzo has access to MSU's Mystery Machine

    Diamond Leung

    With Tom Izzo deciding to stay at Michigan State, the Lansing State Journal has a look into how the school has tried to make life easier for a coach who already gets pulled in so many different directions. One way of helping out Izzo is by providi...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  12. MSU's grassroots campaign to keep Izzo

    Diamond Leung

    During the Cleveland Cavaliers' courtship of Tom Izzo, the Michigan State community certainly didn't sit by idly. It came together and sent the coach a message that could be seen from local sidewalks to cyberspace. Ryan Corazza has a look at how t...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  13. John Calipari channels Tom Izzo

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari was asked at his basketball camp about the decision by Tom Izzo to stay at Michigan State, and Calipari responded to Kentucky Sports Radio with a question of his own. Calipari: "I am happy. Tom and I talked. But can yo...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  14. Michigan congressmen want Izzo to stay

    Diamond Leung

    Michigan's congressional delegation members have sent a letter to Michigan State coach Tom Izzo calling on him to continue his career at the school rather than leave for the NBA. Rep. Mike Rogers, who represents East Lansing, even went ahead and i...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  15. Izzone to get more camera time

    Diamond Leung

    A large portion of the Izzone, Michigan State's student section named in honor of coach Tom Izzo, will be moved to another side of the Breslin Center next season. Why? So that the students can be seen on television. According to The State News,...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  16. Oregon set to hire ... 'Coach TBA'

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon hosted the first of a series of open houses last night at Matthew Knight Arena, which opened its doors to the public for the first time. Fans marveled at the unfinished product. Of course, what was missing was a new head coach to welcome in...

    Blog | April 07, 2010