2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
18-9, 2nd in Big Ten
Winston drills deep go-ahead 3 (0:23)
Watts knocks down big-time 3 (0:26)
Henry opens 2nd half with one-handed slam (0:14)
Tillman's floater caps off 7-0 Michigan State run (0:18)
Leon Halip/Getty Images

Ex-Mich. St. star Appling facing heroin charges

Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged with drug crimes after authorities say they found heroin in his vehicle that he planned to sell.

Tillman's putback dunk wins it for Michigan State (0:34)
Tillman slams off the steal (0:17)

Courtside: Duke-UNC's wild finish, Seton Hall's grip on the Big East, Bob Knight's return

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the wild Duke-UNC finish and the Blue Devils validating that win with a victory over Florida State. Then the guys get into whether Gonzaga is the most talented team in the country (13:37), the fighting Bruce Pearls of Auburn, Michigan State dropping out of the top 25, Maryland having a shot at being great (25:36), Seton Hall taking control of the Big East and if they should have any concerns with Baylor. Later, Seth and Dan talk about Bob Knight's return to Indiana (36:23).

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Michigan State (No 4), Arizona (No 11), Purdue (No 12), Ohio State (No 13), and BYU (No 19) are all top 25 teams according to ESPN.com/bpi but aren't even ranked in the latest AP Poll.

Alex Brandon/AP Photo

Preseason No. 1 Spartans drop out of AP poll

Baylor remains atop the Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the fourth straight week, and preseason No. 1 Michigan State dropped out of the rankings from No. 16.

Simpson's late 3 fires up the Michigan crowd (0:19)
Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

MSU's Izzo rips critics of his players: 'Despicable'

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo came out on the offensive at his postgame news conference Tuesday night, after the Spartans dropped consecutive games for the first time this season, as he fired back at critics of his players.

Izzo has a message for Spartans fans attacking his players on Twitter (1:02)
Tillman's beautiful cut and finish stuns Penn State (0:31)
Dantonio addresses Michigan State crowd at halftime (0:36)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.577th
Rebounds Per Game41.214th
Assists Per Game17.79th
Points Allowed64.142nd

Tournament History

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