Denzel Valentine garners four awards, including Most Improved Player.
Spartans record 36th straight season-opening victory.
Spartans are eager to get started in 2012-13.
Draymond Green grabs his 1,000th career rebound, but the Spartan defense was the star.
Game between elite programs to be played on deck of USS Carl Vinson
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Keith Appling scored in double figures for the first time in more than five weeks and No. 22 Michigan State looked healthier than it had in months in an 86-76 victory over No. 24 Iowa on Thursday night.
Spartan Basketball All Access provides fans with a behind the scenes, inside look at the Michigan State Men's basketball program. The show will take viewers into the film room, the practice court, the post-game locker room and on the road with the Spartans. Spartan Basketball All Access will debut Mondays on Fox Sports Detroit, with re-airs throughout the week.
Michigan State men's basketball vs. Virginia Tech, November 22, 2013
Joined the Spartans as a walk-on prior to the 2011-12 season Made significant improvements in his game through countless hours in the gym His biggest strength is his long-range shooting.
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