Has Michigan State ever won a national championship in basketball?

Their two National Championships came in the 1979 NCAA Tournament and the 2000 NCAA Tournament. The 1979 National Championship Game was the most watched college basketball game in history, with 35.11 million television viewers.

What famous basketball player went to Michigan State?

Former Michigan State Players Currently In The NBA

Player Pos PPG
Draymond Green F 7.33
Gary Harris SG 11.13
Jaren Jackson, Jr. PF 16.39
Xavier Tillman, Sr. PF 4.60

How many MSU Spartans are in the NBA?

A look around at the Spartans in the NBA. Tom Izzo and Michigan State have had a number of high profile players and draft picks in recent years. Heading into the 2021-2022 NBA season there is currently nine former Spartans on NBA rosters.

Who wore number 21 MSU basketball?

Antonio Smith
21. Antonio Smith (1995-99)

How many Final Fours has Michigan been to?

The team has appeared in the NCAA Final Four on eight occasions (1964, 1965, 1976, 1989, 1992*, 1993*, 2013, 2018) and won the National Championship in 1989 under Steve Fisher. The program later vacated its 1992 and 1993 Final Four appearances due to NCAA violations.

What is Tom Izzo record?

Tom Izzo

Current position
Title Head coach
Team Michigan State
Conference Big Ten
Record 666–267 (.714)

How many NBA players are from Michigan?

The Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team, representing the University of Michigan, has had 72 players drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) since the league began holding the yearly event in 1947. Each NBA franchise seeks to add new players through an annual draft.

How many Uconn players are in the NBA?

Mark Daigneault: It’s just the five players on NBA rosters, but there are other Connecticut ties throughout the league, most notably with Daigneault. The former student manager for Jim Calhoun begins his second season as the head coach of the Thunder, and at 36 is still the youngest head coach in the league.

What NBA players went to Michigan?

Former Michigan Players Currently In The NBA

Player Pos Draft Yr
Tim Hardaway Jr. SG 2013
Caris LeVert G 2016
Isaiah Livers PF 2021
Jordan Poole SG 2019

Who is Max Christie’s dad?

Max Sr.
Personal life. Christie’s mother, Katrina, played college basketball at Northwestern, scoring over 1,000 points, and is a psychologist. His father, Max Sr., played college basketball at Parkland College and Wisconsin–Superior before becoming an aircraft pilot.

Who wore 32 on MSU basketball?

Only six schools have more total Final Four appearances. The program is also fourth all time in NCAA tournament winning percentage….

Retired basketball jerseys
Number Player Years
32 Greg Kelser 1976–1979
33 Earvin “Magic” Johnson 1977–1979
42 Morris Peterson 1995–2000