Men's Basketball gabeisaacson.sportsblog.com —  Michigan State's Deyonta Davis declared for the NBA Draft after just one season under coach Tom Izzo. Davis is Izzo's first "one-and-done" player since Zach Randolph in 2001. In an era dominated by freshmen phenoms - both on the college court and in the NBA Draft - Tom Izzo's success without reliance on any of these elite freshman cannot go unacknowledged.
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Football detroitnews.com —  For Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, watching the NFL draft brings its share of mixed emotions. There’s pride when players that have been a big part of your program get selected, especially in the first round as the Spartans have had for three straight years after tackle Jack Conklin went No. 8 overall to the Titans on Thursday. But there’s frustration when things don’t go the way you see it, when the winningest quarterback in program history falls from a potential first-round pick to the fourth round or an All-American goes undrafted.
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Football freep.com —  If buzz from coaches and teammates are any indication of future performance, the Spartans may have found their next go-to receiver in true freshman Donnie Corley.
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Men's Basketball espn.go.com —  Draymond Green set the record for plus-minus in a season, with the Golden State Warriors outscoring opponents by a mere 1,070 points in 2015-16. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Draymond Green led all players in real plus-minus this season, after finishing in the top 8 last season. Draymond Green is not a superstar. Through six playoff games, with Stephen Curry only assisting in four total quarters of action, Draymond Green is +120, averaging 14.8 points, 10.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists. Draymond Green is not a superstar.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis will both have the chance to solidify themselves as mid-first round NBA draft picks -- or potentially move up draft boards -- in the league's showcase event for prospects. Both former Michigan State players have earned invites to the NBA draft combine next week in Chicago, according to a Sunday report from ESPN.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  High-flying Miles Bridges at 6'7" looks to make a huge impact at Michigan State this season at the small forward position this year.
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Misc. spartansportsnetwork.com —  Mark Hollis is joined by MSU Director of Admissions Jim Cotter and Baseball Legend Kirk Gibson at the Orange County Scholarship Golf Outing in Laguna Niguel, California.
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Football mlive.com —  Arjen Colquhoun is headed to Dallas this week as an unsigned rookie free agent looking to find a spot on the Cowboys' roster. It's an opportunity Colquhoun earned by improving each year at Michigan State, evolving into the Spartans' best cornerback by the end of last season, according to MSU secondary coaching guru Harlon Barnett, once a former All-American DB himself.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State designated hitter Zack McGuire has been named Big Ten Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. The righty hit .500 with three doubles and five RBIs to go along with his first home run of the season in four games last week. McGuire led the Spartans to a 3-1 record, including a series win over No. 16 Michigan.
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Football freep.com —  “I was probably living through the entire thing as well. Watched the entire draft. I was disappointed,” Dantonio said. “I think that Connor is an excellent football player. He's done a tremendous job for us here and for his football team, and a lot of that success that we've had can be credited to his play and his leadership on our football team. I think that speaks volumes.”
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio spoke with the media on Sunday regarding the five Spartans who were selected in the 2016 National Football League Draft (offensive tackle Jack Conklin, first round, No. 8 overall, Tennessee Titans; defensive lineman Shilique Calhoun, third round, No. 75 overall, Oakland Raiders; quarterback Connor Cook, fourth round, No. 100 overall, Oakland Raiders; wide receiver Aaron Burbridge, sixth round, No. 213 overall, San Francisco 49ers; offensive lineman Donavon Clark, seventh round, No. 224 overall, San Diego Chargers).
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State baseball team topped No. 16 Michigan, 7-4, on Sunday in Ann Arbor to take two of three games from the Wolverines in the weekend series. Jordan Zimmerman (2-for-4) and Dan Durkin (3-for-4) both had multiple hits while five different Spartans drove in runs. With the win MSU improved to 30-11 overall and 10-5 in the Big Ten.
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Football scout.com —  Let the critics have their day when it comes to former Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. The draft is over and while Cook may not have heard his name called when many expected, but it was called in the fourth round when the Oakland Raiders made the call taking the Spartans all-time career leader in wins. But Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio knows what the Raiders are getting.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State's winningest class of seniors were not treated like royalty in the NFL draft, but then neither were the Spartans'€™ Rose Bowl seniors a couple years back. For those who forgot, Thorpe Award winner Darqueze Dennard was the only Michigan State player drafted off that Rose Bowl team in the 2014 draft.
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Football mlive.com —  Aaron Burbridge slid into the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, but the 2015 Michigan State MVP brings confidence to San Francisco. Asked how he compared to 49ers unsigned free-agent receiver Anquan Boldin, Burbridge didn't mind saying that "I feel like I can step in his shoes and fill that void."
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  In comparison with the great majority of programs whose success fluctuates according to players coming and going, Michigan State preserves an unchanging philosophy that produces long-standing success.
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Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State got three home runs among their four hits and got a complete game from Kristina Zalewski as the Spartans won the series over visiting Rutgers, 6-4, on Sunday.
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Football mlive.com —  Junior Malik McDowell, a defensive lineman, figures to have the highest draft stock on the team and quite possibly in the Big Ten. The Southfield High School product is a good bet to extend the Spartans' string of years with a first-round NFL draft pick to four.
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Football mlive.com —  Mark Dantonio said watching the NFL draft grew a bit frustrating for him after things had gotten off to a promising start for Michigan State players with Jack Conklin selected with the No. 8 overall pick. The Spartans ended up with fewer players drafted than some expected (five), and those that were picked slid lower in the draft order that most projected.
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Football freep.com —  A spring filled with injuries and two defections along Michigan State’s defensive line opened opportunities for the guys left standing. Tight end Jamal Lyles, though, made the most surprising impact there during the April 23 Green and White game. Both of the senior’s tackles while playing defensive end were impressive. He dropped LJ Scott for an 11-yard loss and sacked White quarterback Damion Terry for 4 lost yards.
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