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1998-99 Archive

1998-99 Schedule/Results

	
Day  Date       Opponent                     Site    	        Time/Results
Wed. Nov. 4     Estonia Select Team (exhib.) E. Lansing        W,  83-63  Recap
Tue. Nov. 10    Athletes in Action (exhib.)  E. Lansing        W, 101-79  Stats
Fri. Nov. 13    Northeast Louisiana          E. Lansing        W,  89-58  Recap | Box Score
Tue. Nov. 17    Oakland University           Rochester         W,  96-66  Recap | Box Score
Fri. Nov. 20    Temple (ESPN)                Philadelphia, PA  L,  60-59  Recap | Box Score
Fri-Sat. Nov. 27-28 Coca Cola Spartan Classic        E. Lansing           
        (Michigan State, Western Michigan, Central Florida, UNC-Wilmington)
     Nov. 27    MSU vs. Central Florida                        W,  87-64  Recap | Box Score                   
     Nov. 28    Consolation Game                                              
                Championship Game vs. Western Michigan         W,  90-66  Recap | Box Score            
Wed. Dec. 2     Duke (ESPN)             Chicago, IL            L,  73-67  Recap | Box Score                  
Sat. Dec. 5     Connecticut (CBS)       Storrs, CT             L,  82-68  Recap | Box Score
Thu. Dec. 10    East Tennessee State    Johnson City, TN       W,  86-53  Recap | Box Score
Sun. Dec. 13    Illinois-Chicago        E. Lansing             W,  77-33  Recap | Box Score
Mon.-Wed.       Pearl Harbor Classic    Laie, HI    
     Dec. 21    vs. Pepperdine                                 W,  79-67  Recap | Box Score
     Dec. 22    vs. Tulsa                                      W,  68-58  Recap | Box Score
     Dec. 23    vs. Alabama                                    W,  75-58  Recap | Box Score
		 
Wed. Dec. 30    UNC-Asheville           E. Lansing             W,  64-39  Recap | Box Score
Sat. Jan.  2    Louisville (CBS)        E. Lansing             W,  69-47  Recap | Box Score 
Wed. Jan.  6    Wisconsin (ESPN Reg)    Madison                L,  66-51  Recap | Box Score 
Sat. Jan.  9    Michigan (ESPN Reg Wknd) E. Lansing            W,  81-67  Recap | Box Score 
Wed. Jan. 13    Minnesota (ESPN Reg)    E. Lansing             W,  71-55  Recap | Box Score 
Sat. Jan. 16    Illinois (ESPN Reg)     Champaign, IL          W,  51-49  Recap | Box Score
Thu. Jan. 21    Iowa (ESPN)             E. Lansing             W,  80-65  Recap | Box Score
Sun  Jan. 24    Indiana (CBS)           Bloomington, IN        W,  73-59  Recap | Box Score
Wed. Jan. 27    Ohio State (ESPN Reg)   E. Lansing             W,  76-71  Recap | Box Score
Sat. Jan. 30    Northwestern (ESPN Reg) E. Lansing             W,  65-48  Recap | Box Score 
Tue. Feb.  2    Penn State (ESPN)       State College, PA      W,  70-68  Recap | Box Score  
Sat. Feb.  6    Iowa (ESPN Reg Wknd)    Iowa City, IA          W,  95-81  Recap | Box Score  
Thu. Feb. 11    Illinois (ESPN)         E. Lansing             W,  61-44  Recap | Box Score  
Sat. Feb. 13    Minnesota (ESPN)        Minneapolis, MN        W,  84-82  Recap | Box Score  
Tue. Feb. 16    Purdue (ESPN)           E. Lansing             W,  82-69  Recap | Box Score  
Thu. Feb. 18    Michigan (ESPN)         Ann Arbor              W,  73-58  Recap | Box Score  
Sun. Feb. 21    Wisc. (ESPN Reg Wknd)   E. Lansing             W,  56-51  Recap | Box Score  
Sun. Feb. 28    Purdue (CBS)            W. Lafayette, IN       W,  60-46  Recap | Box Score  
Thu.-Sun. Mar. 4-7  Big Ten Tournament  Chicago, IL            
Fri. Mar. 5     Northwestern            W, 61-59  Recap | Box Score
Sat. Mar. 6     Semifinals - Wisconsin  W, 56-41  Recap | Box Score
Sun. Mar. 6     Finals - Illinois       W, 67-50  Recap | Box Score
NCAA Tournament
Fri. Mar. 12  Mt. St. Mary's           W, 76-53  Recap | Box Score
Sun. Mar. 14  Ole Miss                 W, 74-66  Recap | Box Score
Fri. Mar. 19  No. 13 Oklahoma    CBS   W, 54-46  Recap | Box Score
Sun. Mar. 21  Kentucky - Reg. Final    W, 73-66  Recap | Box Score
Sat. Mar. 27  Duke - NCAA Semifinals   L, 68-62  Recap | Box Score
Mon. Mar. 29  NCAA Championship        CBS

1998-1999 Releases

July 6, 1999 - Chappell to Play with Big Ten Foreign Tour Team
June 23, 1999 - Michigan State Men's Basketball Attendance Ranks 14th Nationally
June 15, 1999 - Michigan State Meets Kansas in Great Eight Classic
June 3, 1999 - Thomas Kelley Named to IBL's Pre-draft Top-20 All-star Team
May 19, 1999 - Spartans, Tar Heels to Meet in Men's Big Ten-ACC Challenge
May 14, 1999 - Peterson Invited to USA Basketball Tryout
May 13, 1999 - City of Flint to Hold "Flintstone Community Celebration"
May 7, 1999 - Cleaves to Stay at Michigan State for Senior Year
April 6, 1999 - MSU Men's Hoops Reflects Upon Record-Setting Season
April 4, 1999 - Gregory Rejoins MSU Basketball Staff
March 29, 1999 - Spartans Feel They're Close to Elite Programs
March 28, 1999 - NCAA Final Four Press Conference Audio
March 27, 1999 - Same as Before Only Different
March 26, 1999 - Cleaves and Izzo Have Special Bond
March 25, 1999 - Men's Basketball Headlines
March 25, 1999 - Spartans Look Strong for Next Season
March 25, 1999 - NCAA Final Four Quotes from Coach Izzo
March 24, 1999 - Men's Basketball Team Advances to Final Four
March 24, 1999 - Cleaves One of Five Finalists for Wooden Award
March 24, 1999 - Izzo Says Early Matchups Could Be Key
March 23, 1999 - Follow the Spartans to the Final Four
March 23, 1999 - Izzo Says Tough Spartans Could Pull Off Upset
March 22, 1999 - Point Guard Energizes Spartans
March 20, 1999 - Regional Men's Basketball Headlines
March 20, 1999 - Regional Men's Basketball Headlines
March 19, 1999 - Spartans, Sooners Means Lots of Banging
March 17, 1999 - Regional Men's Basketball Headlines
March 17, 1999 - Spartans Gear Up for Oklahoma
March 15, 1999 - Meet MSU in St. Louis
March 15, 1999 - MSU Alumni Association NCAA Tour to St. Louis
March 14, 1999 - Men's Basketball NCAA Audio Clips
March 14, 1999 - Men's Basketball Regional Headlines
March 12, 1999 - Men's Basketball Regional Headlines
March 12, 1999 - 'Flintstones' Next Gig is the NCAA Tournament
March 12, 1999 - Men's Basketball NCAA Audio Clips
March 11, 1999 - Men's Cagers Meets Mount St. Mary's In NCAA First Round
March 10, 1999 - Men's Basketball Regional Headlines
March 9, 1999 - Men's Basketball Regional Headlines
March 8, 1999 - Michigan State, Duke, Auburn and Connecticut Get Top Tourney Seeds
March 3, 1999 - Michigan State Looking to Extend Dominance
March 2, 1999 - Men's Basketball Gears up for Big Ten Tournament
March 2, 1999 - Men's Hoops Standouts Garner All-Big Ten Basketball Acclaim
March 2, 1999 - Regional Men's Basketball Headlines
February 27, 1999 - Men's Basketball Closes Out Regular Season with Purdue
February 25, 1999 - Regional Men's Basketball Headlines
February 21, 1999 - Men's Basketball Looks to Clinch Big Ten Outright
February 18, 1999 - Men's Basketball Regional Headlines
February 18, 1999 - Catch the Big Game on the Big Screen!
February 15, 1999 - Men's Basketball Team Returns Home to Battle Purdue
February 13, 1999 - Spartan Cagers Face Tough Road Test
February 10, 1999 - Men's Basketball Squad Heads into Busy Stretch
February 9, 1999 - Men's Basketball Prepares for MSU 100 Year Reunion Weekend
February 6, 1999 - Men's Basketball Team to battle Hawkeyes on the Road
February 2, 1999 - Spartans Face Road Test at Penn State
January 30, 1999 - Men's Basketball Hosts Northwestern
January 25, 1999 - Mateen Cleaves Named Big Ten Basketball Co-Player of the Week
January 25, 1999 - Men's Basketball Squad Returns Home to Play Ohio State
January 24, 1999 - Spartan Basketball Squad Clashes with Indiana on the Road
January 21, 1999 - Spartans Take on Iowa in Big Ten First-Place Showdown
January 16, 1999 - Spartan Cagers Tangle with Fighting Illini Jan. 16
January 11, 1999 - Men's Basketball Team Hosts Minnesota
January 8, 1999 - Basketball to Retire Jay Vincent's Jersey
January 5, 1999 - Men's Basketball Opens Big Ten Action
January 5, 1999 - Morris Peterson Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week
January 1, 1999 - Men's Basketball Hosts Louisville is CBS Clash
December 28, 1998 - Men's Basketball Squad Hosts UNC-Asheville
December 23, 1998 - Spartans Advance at Pearl Harbor
December 16, 1998 - Men's Cagers Travel to Pearl Harbor Classic
December 12, 1998 - Men's Basketball Returns Home to Battle Illinois at Chicago
December 10, 1998 - Men's Cagers Clash With East Tennessee State
December 1, 1998 - MSU Men's Cagers Battle Duke in Great Eight Showdown
November 25, 1998 - Basketball to Retire Respert's Jersey
November 25, 1998 - Men's Cagers Host Coca Cola Spartan Classic
November 24, 1998 - Men's Basketball Team To Give Helping Hand On Thanksgiving
November 19, 1998 - Men's Cagers Hit the Road to Battle Temple Owls
November 19, 1998 - Aloysius Anagonye Signs Basketball Letter of Intent
November 17, 1998 - Men's Basketball Set to Tackle Oakland
November 13, 1998 - Spartan Basketball to Retire Scott Skiles' #4 Jersey
November 13, 1998 - Tom Izzo Live Chat Transcript
November 13, 1998 - MSU Men's Cagers Open 100th Season of Spartan Basketball
November 11, 1998 - Men's Basketball Signs Three to Letters of Intent
November 10, 1998 - Men's Basketball Closes Out Exhibition Portion of Schedule
November 6, 1998 - Spartans Ranked 5th in AP Preseason Poll
November 4, 1998 - Men's Basketball Set to Host Estonia Select
October 26, 1998 - Men's Basketball Tops Preseason Poll
October 26, 1998 - Spartan Basketball Holds Intrasquad Game
October 15, 1998 - Men's Hoops Internet Event
October 14, 1998 - Mateen Cleaves Named Preseason Candidate for Naismith Award
October 14, 1998 - 1998-99 Men's Hoops Season Outlook
October 13, 1998 - Men's Hoops Held its Annual Media Day Monday
October 7, 1998 - Spartan Basketball Programs Hold Midnight Madness
September 3, 1998 - Ken Miller to Withdraw from Basketball Team
August 28, 1998 - Mateen Cleaves Suffers Slight Shoulder Separation
August 14, 1998 - Mateen Cleaves Injury Update
August 11, 1998 - Spartan Men's Basketball Schedule Announced
July 13, 1998 - Spartan Cager Andre Hutson to Play in Acropolis Cup
July 12, 1998 - Cleaves Makes First Cut for U.S. World Championship Team
July 7, 1998 - Cleaves Gets USA National Team Tryout
July 1, 1998 - Men's Basketball Player Makes Tour
June 9, 1998 - Men's Basketball Adds Transfer
May 31, 1998 - Men's Basketball Announces Non-Conference Schedule
May 27, 1998 - Basketball Team to Play in Inagural Pearl Harbor Classic
April 29, 1998 - Hawks Star Steve Smith Honored
April 9, 1998 - Openings Remain for Izzo Basketball Camp
April 7, 1998 - Men's Basketball Concludes Season 22-8
March 27, 1998 - Tom Izzo Named AP Basketball Coach of the Year
March 24, 1998 - Men's Basketball Coach nabs Another Award
March 17, 1998 - Izzo Voted Coach of the Year by Writers
March 17, 1998 - Men's Hoops Prepares for NCAA Sweet 16
March 16, 1998 - Related Links on the Game.
March 15, 1998 - NCAA East Regional Tickets on Sale
March 10, 1998 - Spartans Ready for the Big Dance
March 10, 1998 - Mateen Cleaves Gains National Honor
March 10, 1998 - Men's Hoops Earns Top 20 Ranking
March 9, 1998 - Men's Hoops Faces Eastern Michigan Thursday
March 4, 1998 - Men's Hoops Finishes as Big Ten Co-Champs
March 4, 1998 - Men's Hoops Earns Accolades
March 3, 1998 - Spartans Ranked No. 12 in Latest Polls
March 3, 1998 - Trio of Spartans Honored by Basketball Times
March 1, 1998 - MSU Men's Hoops Clinches Share of Big Ten Title
February 26, 1998 - Men's Basketball Cracks Top 10 in AP Poll
February 24, 1998 - Men's Basketball Clinches Share of Big Ten Title
February 24, 1998 - Izzo to Appear as ESPN Guest Analyst Tuesday Evening
Tuesday February 17, 1998 - Men's Basketball Holds Steady in National Polls
Tuesday February 17, 1998 - MSU Men's Basketball Faces Arch-Rival Michigan
Saturday February 14, 1998 - Men's Basketball to Host Minnesota Saturday
Wednesday February 11, 1998 - Spartans Move Up in National Polls
Monday February 9, 1998 - Spartan Men's Cagers Venture to Illinois
Monday February 9, 1998 - 600 Tickets Available for MSU-Minnesota Feb. 14
Saturday February 7, 1998 - Big Ten Leading MSU Men's Cagers Entertain Iowa

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