Brown leads way for MSU contingent in draft

"It's awesome (to have three Spartans selected in the draft)," Izzo said. "I was a little worried there, I didn't know exactly where they would go. It was a very difficult draft to get a read on. But they all landed in great situations.
June 29, 2006

NBA Mock Draft

Once each year, college basketball fans and NBA fans come together. The NBA Draft tonight at Madison Square Garden will be a bizarre one without high school players, given David Stern's new age-limit rule. So it's all college kids and foreigners on tap tonight. The Court Jester, who should be running half of these clubs, matches the needs, availability and foolery to predict tonight's first round.
June 28, 2006

Ager likely to lead parade of Spartans to NBA

Senior shooting guard Maurice Ager is likely to lead a parade of Spartans being selected in tomorrow's NBA draft. Leading experts point to Ager's combination of size and shooting range as the reason....
June 27, 2006

Brown talks about his decision to go to NBA

Michigan State shooting guard Shannon Brown addressed the media in a conference call to discuss his decision to stay in the NBA draft and forfeit his remaining college eligibility in a Thursday morning press conference.
June 9, 2006

MSU's Shannon Brown officially turns pro

Michigan State junior guard Shannon Brown has hired and agent to represent him in the upcoming NBA draft forfeiting the remaining portion of his collegiate eligibility,'s Mike Fowler has learned.
June 8, 2006

Brown opts out of Orlando pre-draft camp

While there was no comment from Brown, the move could indicate that the Chicago area junior guard is rethinking his position and could return to Michigan State. Opinions on the MSU standout vary greatly with some experts saying Brown is a mid-first round pick, while others saying he could slip to the second round.
June 6, 2006

Brown appears to be gone

Brown has begun receiving advice from well-known NBA agent Mark Bartlestein and although he has not signed, he recently told the Chicago Tribune that his intention is to try to become a first round draft pick, securing a guaranteed contract.
June 2, 2006

Brown makes key decision tomorrow

Michigan State junior shooting guard Shannon Brown has a decision to make. Brown will decide tomorrow whether or not to enter the NBA's pre-draft camp taking place in Orlando in June. He has until June 18th to withdraw his name from the NBA draft.
June 1, 2006