2013 Michigan Mr. Basketball Rankings: Preseason edition

December 6, 2012 in High School, Power Rankings

By Patrick Hayes The 2013 senior class in Michigan is one of the best in recent memory — so strong, in fact, that it lost two top sure Division I [...]

Should Michigan State retire Terry Furlow’s jersey?

November 28, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Earlier this year, Steve Finamore wrote a great story about one of the most underrated players the state of Michigan has produced, the late Terry Furlow. Eric [...]

2012-13 Division I Basketball Preview: Michigan State has intriguing options to replace Draymond Green’s immense production, leadership

October 24, 2012 in Division I

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s seven Division I schools. By Pardeep Toor At a glance Coach: Tom Izzo, 18th season [...]

Video: Derrick Nix crowdsurfing at the Izzone Campout

October 17, 2012 in Division I, Video

A few years ago, that headline would’ve been followed by, ‘There were no survivors.’ But this is a new, svelte, (kind of) vegetarian Derrick Nix. The students did just fine [...]

Detroit Pershing coach A.W. Canada steps down

September 21, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes The Detroit News reported this week that Detroit Pershing coach A.W. Canada, who led the program to a state championship in 2009 and coach Mr. Basketball winners [...]

Roy Devyn Marble, Derrick Nix, Tim Hardaway Jr. make DraftExpress rankings of NBA Draft prospects in the Big Ten

September 17, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes NBA Draft scouting website extraordinaire DraftExpress completed its series evaluating the top 20 NBA Draft prospects in the Big Ten, with a look at Nos. 16-20. Three players with [...]

Video: Highlights of Michigan State’s Derrick Nix from the 2012 Moneyball Pro-Am

September 15, 2012 in Division I, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Michigan State center and Detroit Pershing alum Derrick Nix had a great showing in this summer’s Moneyball Pro-Am. Here are some highlights. Follow PrepHoopsTV on Twitter and subscribe [...]

The Links: Dan Majerle is a famous GIF and JaVale McGee has impressed The Dream

August 19, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. ‘Wonder’ Dan Majerle, Central Michigan legend and No. 1 seed in SB Nation’s GIF Tournament II. (SB Nation) Two future Olivet [...]

Steve Smith talks about the Detroit Pershing tradition at Michigan State

June 26, 2012 in Division I, Professional

By Patrick Hayes Diamond Leung of MLive has a story that features Michigan State and Detroit Pershing alum Steve Smith discussing current Pershing Spartans Keith Appling and Derrick Nix: All [...]