MSU Men's Basketball

Barry Greer's journey as part of the Spartan Basketball family

Dec 19, 2015
Hanna Sprague / WKAR

Not many can say they’ve been around East Lansing longer than MSU men’s basketball head coach Tom Izzo. Fewer can say they’ve never missed a home game under Izzo’s tenure. One Spartan is far from the average fan, and his name is Barry Greer.

Current Sports | 12/7/15 | #599

Dec 7, 2015

Michigan State vs. Iowa Recap, Big Ten Championship, Connor Cook Trophy Grab, Michigan State vs. Alabama Preview, Final Rankings, and Weekend Winners.


Current Sports | 11/18/15 | #589

Nov 18, 2015

Michigan State Men's Basketball, Denzel Valentine, College Football Rankings, Kevin McHale, Detroit Lions, and Detroit Pistons.


Current Sports | 11/12/15 | #585

Nov 12, 2015

MSU Basketball Recruiting Class of 2016, Michigan Basketball Recruiting Class of 2016, Greg Hardy, Michigan High School Football, Brian Calloway, and Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports #555 | September 24, 2015

Sep 24, 2015

Jason Richardson Retirement Tribute,  New NBA Finals Format, Big 12 Rule Change, Erik "Doc" Love Sneak Peek Interview, and Throwback Thursday.

Current Sports #530 | August 20, 2015

Aug 20, 2015

Maurice Clarett, MSU Discipline Issues, CSTV Sneak Peek, Cam Holding, and Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports #464 | May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015

  It is Friday, May 1, and there is no better way to kick off the month than a little bit of draft day talk. Al, Isaac and Ben, one of the great Current Sports interns who is on his last day, chat about all of the Day 1 drama, including the selection of Trae Waynes and the Lions' unforeseen move. Also, learn about the latest uproar caused by now-Buccaneer Jameis Winston directly proceeding his first overall selection. Then, to close the show, Andre Hutson, MSU men's basketball legend and owner of Conquest Health and Fitness, joins Current Sports on line one to talk about an assortment of topics.


Current Sports #428 | March 6, 2015

Mar 6, 2015

  In a shocking development, the NCAA brought the hammer down on Syracuse because of the school's student athlete academic violations, resulting in lost scholarships and vacated wins. Al Martin tackles this hot topic and gets responses from a variety of callers, including a professor to offer her take on whether athletes receive preferential treatment. Michigan State basketball has had a busy week, for both the men's and women's. Tune in to hear the latest on both of the Spartan teams. Finally, no week is complete without a weekly reflection, so tune in to hear what you missed earlier in the week.


Current Sports #425 | March 3, 2015

Mar 3, 2015

  On today's show, Al recaps the High School basketball girls district action from last night. TJ Hawkins, head coach of Lansing Waverly chats with Al about "March Madness." Al then discusses the confusion surrounding the Tom Izzo comments about Kentucky. Also, the Lions made some shakeups with signing of Dan Orlovsky, but with the Ndamokung Suh decision still impending, there is plenty to be discussed about Detroit football. Finally, on this 'Top Five Tuesday', Al and Alex share their favorite Suh moments.


MSU men's basketball player Keenan Wetzel has been working on his film, "The Cager," for quite some time and finally was ready to reveal it to the public. 

The young director premiered the 25-minute short film in a private gala at NCG theatre in Lansing, MI. The movie stars his former MSU teammate, Delvon Roe. Wetzel wrote the script and began directing the film last summer.

WKAR's Al Martin made the trip to NCG to talk with Keenan, and others, about the remarkable accomplishment.

Current Sports #410 | February 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015

Happy Tuesday! On the show, Al first brings up a heartwarming about a football recruit who just wanted to play college football, and despite a cancer diagnosis, one college made his dream come true. Also, hear about the enormity of Gregg Popivich's 1,000th win. Then, Kathie Klages, head coach of MSU Women's Gymnastics, joins the show to talk about the team's upcoming schedule, fundraising, and what comes with being MSU's longest tenured coach. And tune in until the end, because there is a Valentine's Day top five special that you do not want to miss.


Current Sports #394 | January 19, 2014

Jan 19, 2015

On Martin Luther King day, Al reflects on his own life and recaps the weekend in Michigan State men's and women's hoops. Later, Alex and Al recap the NFL playoffs and discuss Max Scherzer's decision to join the Washington Nationals. To close the show, it's 'Weekend Winners.'


Current Sports #349 | October 29, 2014

Oct 30, 2014

Barbershop Wednesday is today, and the team debates about the future of Kirk Cousins. Also, to start off the show, Al and Alex preview Michigan State men's basketball and discuss some of the big takeaways from media day. Opening night for the Detroit Pistons is also mentioned.


Tom Izzo addresses the media prior to the MSU men's basketball team's first practice of the new season. Hear what Izzo had to say about starting fresh, new faces on the team, and so much more...

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