2014-2015 Michigan State Spartans Men's Basketball Road Schedule
In another riveting season in the Big 10, one
of the elite conferences in college basketball, the Michigan State Spartans are sure to give their fans plenty of major thrills
as they look to shoot their way up the conference standings and back into the NCAA Tournament. This is one of the premier
college basketball programs in the entire country, with a legacy that dates back to Magic Johnson and well before even, not
to mention a great recent stretch that has had the Spartans as one of the favorites to win it all just about every season.
With players that can do a little bit of everything and a stream of great matchups against other powerhouses, there are plenty
of reasons to head out and see what all of the buzz is about as the Spartans look to reach their potential.
at the Breslin Center are, obviously, absolutely filled to the rafters with passion and energy, but the fun doesn't exactly
stop there. Spartans fans know a thing or two about hitting the road to support their favorite team, and you'll see plenty
of Spartans colors if you make it out to a prominent Big 10 matchup away from home. Once you're there in the middle of an
exhilarating game that could go either way, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.
State Spartans Basketball Team Info
This is a sport that gets taken to a completely different level when your pulse
starts to quicken for all the crucial moments of a big game, and you'll soon understand for yourself that there is nothing
that can come close to seeing the Spartans do their thing in person. Over the years, there have been some legendary players
who have come to campus to dominate on the hardwood in East Lansing for the Spartans, and you never know when you're going
to see the next great player take his game to the next level. Playing in the Big 10, the Spartans routinely go up against
other prominent programs like Michigan, Ohio State, Nebraska, Wisconsin and more, with other teams like Rutgers and Maryland
also getting added into the mix as of the 2014-2015 season.
College Basketball Experience
With a talented
team bursting with talented underclassmen and savvy upperclassmen who can get the job done, it's always a great idea to keep
an eye on the schedule so you don't miss a second of the action. Though the Spartans have had a long history of excellence
and success, it's been in recent seasons that fans have started to daydream about watching their boys run the table and take
home a championship – and many believe it's only a matter of time considering the strength of the program and coaching
staff. And it all really comes together on game day for the full college basketball experience, as this is a proud program
with a serious fan base that helps to create the perfect storm for all of the top matchups of the year.
State Spartans History
Though there have been plenty of other winning seasons, fans fondly look back on their championship
team as the gold standard for the program, and the team is eager to make another run through the Tournament that gives them
another crack at a title. Of course, they're following in the footsteps of some all-time college basketball greats, with guys
like Magic Johnson, Scott Skiles, Steve Smith, Martin Cleaves and many more dicing up opponents while playing for the Spartans.
With an unbelievable tradition of winning behind them and a very bright future as one of the top programs in the nation, it
doesn't get any better than seeing the Spartans do their thing on the hardwood.
Michigan State Spartans Trivia
you know that the Spartans' star Scott Skiles holds the NBA record for most assists in a game?
Though he was also known
as a knock-down shooter both in college and in the NBA, Skiles really could dish the rock as well. On Dec. 30, 1990, Skiles
celebrated the upcoming New Year by dishing out a ridiculous 30 assists for the Magic against the Nuggets, breaking the 29-assist
record held by Kevin Porter.
Michigan Spartans Fans
The Breslin Center is usually absolutely filled to
the brim with excited fans come game-time, and that's a tradition that isn't likely to end any time in the near future. If
you've never been out to the Breslin Center for a big game, you have absolutely no idea what you've been missing, as there
is nothing quite like being in the stands when the game is on the line and the clock is dwindling late in the fourth quarter.
But games on the road can be every bit as exciting, and every Spartans fan needs to see their favorite team away from home
sooner or later.