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Postcard from Houston: A changing industry, an uncomfortable coach

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By Malcolm Moran | @malcolm_moran

I went to the Final Four, and a journalism class broke out.

The interview room at NRG Stadium was probably the last place to expect a discussion of journalism ethics and practices late on a Saturday night. But there it was as Roy […]

Sparty hearty: Michigan State captures Big Ten tournament title

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo addresses Spartans fans while the players hoist the Big Ten tournament championship trophy on March 13 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

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INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine stood face to face with teammate Bryn Forbes with 8.6 seconds […]

Uncharacteristic play costs Purdue Boilermakers chance at Big Ten tournament championship

By Jennifer Brugh | @JenniferRBrugh

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INDIANAPOLIS – Purdue’s five-game winning streak ended suddenly when the Boilermakers lost to Michigan State, 66-62, in the 2016 Big Ten Championship game. The noise from the Boilermaker fans in Bankers Life Fieldhouse was overwhelming at times during a second-half comeback, but the Boilermakers fell short […]

Michigan State grinds past Maryland for chance to win Big Ten title

By Jennifer Brugh | @JenniferRBrugh

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INDIANAPOLIS – The winning coach had his head in his hands. When the final horn sounded and there was no more grinding left to be done, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo turned his back on his team’s celebration, faced away from the court […]

Hammons, Purdue push past Michigan for a spot in Big Ten championship game

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

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INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue center A.J. Hammons said that one of his biggest goals coming into his senior season was to be remembered as a champion rather than just another great player. After this season’s Big Ten Men’s Defensive Player of the Year and […]