Impact Izzone

From Impact 89FM | Sports: The only podcast devoted entirely to Michigan State men's basketball.

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<strong> <a title="iTunes" href="">iTunes</a> </strong> </strong> Impact Izzone is the only podcast devoted entirely to MSU men’s basketball. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you the latest news, analysis and more.
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2019-03-22 02:54
last episode published
2019-03-16 22:55
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S6E19: MSU-Michigan, Part Three

Julian, Amanda, Luke and Kyle are back in the United Center to recap Saturday’s semifinal action. After Michigan State slipped past Wisconsin, John Beilein’s Wolverines blew past Minnesota to set up part three of the Big Ten’s best teams. With a confer...
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S6E18: LIVE Big Ten quarters reaction

Live from the United Center, it’s another Impact Izzone! Following MSU’s 77-70 win over Ohio State in the Big Ten quarterfinal, Julian and Amanda bring Luke Sloan and Kyle Turk back on as the four dish on what they saw firsthand from Chicago. The crew ...
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S6E17: The “Full House” Big Ten Tournament Preview

Julian and Amanda welcome Joe Dandron, Luke Sloan and Kyle Turk to the show to go over a big week of Big Ten basketball. After Michigan State beat Michigan on Saturday night to clinch a share of the Big Ten title, the panel goes over the ninth Tom Izzo...
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S6E16: Winston’s World

After Michigan State delivered their signature performance of the season on Sunday, the Impact Izzone crew breaks down exactly how the Spartans were able to snap their three-game losing streak against Michigan. Julian Mitchell, Amanda Poole, Joey Ellis...
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S6E15: The (First) Big One

It’s finally here! After months of anticipation, the first Michigan-Michigan State matchup of the season is here! Hosts Julian Mitchell and Amanda Poole welcome Luke Sloan and Kyle Turk to a big-time episode of Impact Izzone! With wins over Ohio State ...
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S6E14: Love Is In The Air

On this week’s special Valentine’s Day episode of Impact Izzone,  Julian Mitchell is joined by Amanda Poole, Luke Sloan and first-time guest Luke Saccone to breakdown Michigan State’s victories against Minnesota and then No. 20 Wisconsin. The panel the...
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S6E13: Two Big Losses

Host Julian Mitchell is back for this week’s Impact Izzone, as Joey Ellis and Kyle Turk are back to analyze Michigan State’s consecutive losses to Indiana and Illinois. With MSU seemingly in a tailspin, the guys discuss Nick Ward’s impact, Cassius Wins...
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S6E12: Indiana Preview

From last Friday: Julian, Amanda, Joey and Kyle talk the Purdue loss before ringing up Brendan Quinn, the MSU and Michigan basketball beat writer at The Athletic and co-host of The Moving Screen podcast. 
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S6E11: In the thick of it…

Julian Mitchell is joined this week by two new guest hosts in Kyle Turk and Trent Balley. The crew breakdown MSU’s wins against Maryland and Iowa, then dive into the potential for the rest of the season. With nine games into the conference, the team ta...
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S6E10: Road Dawg

On this week’s episode of Impact Izzone, Julian Mitchell, Amanda Poole and Luke Sloan breakdown Michigan State’s two road victories against Penn State and Nebraska. The group then looks at the Big Ten conference and how Michigan State and Michigan have...
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S6E9: Big Beginnings

Julian Mitchell takes over for Ryan Cole in the host’s chair, as it’s our first Impact Izzone of 2019! Amanda Poole, Joe Dandron and Luke Sloan make up this week’s panel as the group goes over the start of Big Ten play and recaps everything that happen...
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S6E8: Ryan’s Farewell

Ryan Cole says farewell to the podcast that has been so close to him for three and a half years. He’s joined by a special caller and reminisces with Julian Mitchell and Amanda Poole.
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S6E7: Twitter Questions Galore

Ryan Cole, Julian Mitchell and Amanda Poole answer your Twitter questions and break down the big two wins in the early Big Ten season!
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S6E6: Learning a Lot

Ryan Cole, Julian Mitchell and Amanda Poole break down the Las Vegas Invitational championship and the subsequent road loss to Louisville for MSU men’s basketball. They dive into what went wrong and what the recent results mean for the program as the s...
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S6E5: Gauntlet Upcoming

The Impact Izzone crew is back to give their takeaways from MSU’s three-game blowout streak as they tune up for the gauntlet upcoming. They touch on MSU recruiting news and even share their early underachievers and overachievers for the team. Then, the...
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S6E4: Jayhawks, Eagles, Warhawks, Oh My!

MSU may have lost their season opener Tuesday, but Ryan, Julian and Amanda have a blast bringing you a breakdown of what went right and wrong in the Kansas loss. Plus, they answer Twitter questions and preview two home games: Florida Gulf Coast and Lou...
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S6E3: Prediction Time!

In what always turns out to be a fun show, the team puts together their best predictions for the season! Ryan, Julian and Amanda put their thoughts out there before the season tips off for MSU basketball. They look at the news from the exhibition seaso...
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S6E2: Exhibition Game On Deck

FINALLY we will have some real basketball to talk about next week! But in the meantime, tune into Ryan Cole, Amanda Poole and Julian Mitchell breaking down the biggest storylines coming out of MSU Basketball Media Day. Hear from the hopeful Spartans as...
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S6E1: New Beginnings

Basketball season is here! To get you caught up with all the latest in Michigan State men’s basketball, Ryan Cole welcomes in two new co-hosts to the show: Julian Mitchell and Amanda Poole. The three dive into their expectations for the Spartans, discu...
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S5E25: Tribute to Davey

The final episode has come and gone for Davey Segal. He’s joined by Ryan Cole as they wrap up the season for MSU basketball with their season awards (3:42) and grades for the senior class (35:35). Then, the two share an emotional farewell (46:30) as Da...
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S5E24: Looking Ahead

Although the on-the-court talk has subsided, there’s still plenty to discuss surrounding MSU basketball, and Ryan Cole and Davey Segal are here to lay it all out. They look at the recent news surrounding a walk-on’s March arrest (3:50) and word from a ...
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S5E23: Farewell Jaren … and Maybe Nick?

A week after Miles Bridges opted to declare for the NBA Draft, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Nick Ward both did the same. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal analyze the decisions for both before answering a plethora of Twitter questions from listeners and welcoming on ...
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S5E22: Miles Bids Farewell

The first major headline of the offseason has come and gone for Michigan State basketball. Miles Bridges announced he will enter the 2018 NBA Draft, and Ryan Cole and Davey Segal are here to break down his decision and his Spartan career. They then loo...
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S5E21: Disappointment in Detroit

Michigan State’s season is over. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal analyze what went wrong in the Spartans’ 55-53 loss to Syracuse at Little Caesars Arena. They delve into the coaching decisions that led to the loss as well as the team’s stone-cold shooting pe...
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S5E20: Madness in the D

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal are mad. Why? Because it’s MARCH MADNESS! Michigan State is the No. 3 seed in the Midwest, but most importantly, they play in Detroit this weekend in the first and second rounds. They preview the Spartans’ road to a potential ...
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S5E19: Bitter Ending at MSG

Impact Izzone comes to you courtside from Madison Square Garden after Michigan State’s disappointed 75-64 loss in the B1G semifinals to Michigan. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal evaluate what the loss means for the Spartans, what went wrong and what needs to...
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S5E18: Nuggets from the B1G Tournament

Live from New York, it’s the Impact Izzone podcast! Ryan Cole and Davey Segal share their crazy #ImpactOnTheRoad travel adventures and how they finally got to Madison Square Garden in time for Michigan State’s locker room access following their win ove...
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S5E17: It’s Time

It’s time. It’s March. Big Life. Big Stage. Big Apple. Big Ten. Say what you will, this week’s Impact Izzone podcast is loaded with excitement as the calendar turns to Tom Izzo’s favorite month. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal break down the outright Big Ten...
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S5E16: Will Tieman joins the Impact Izzone

The Michigan State Spartans are Big Ten champs! Ryan Cole and Davey Segal dive into the historic accomplishment for the Spartans, made possible after a monster comeback victory over Northwestern and a Senior Night dub against Illinois. They look at the...
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S5E15: The Spartans are Rolling

Fresh off two monster wins over Purdue and Minnesota, Ryan Cole and Davey Segal give the state of the Spartans’ men’s basketball team. They dive into what made the top-5 victory over the Boilermakers an all-time great win (3:58) and discuss the festivi...
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S5E14: The Big One

With the Spartans’ biggest game of the season looming, Ryan Cole and Davey Segal break down the state of Michigan State basketball. They’re joined by Noah Goad to talk about the Spartans’ road wins over Indiana and Iowa before looking at the big game S...
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S5E13: Questions Abound in East Lansing

Following reports from ESPN’s Outside the Lines over the MSU basketball program’s handlings of sexual assault allegations in 2010, Tom Izzo has come to the forefront of the storylines at Michigan State. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal look at just what the r...
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S5E12: Back on Track

The Spartan basketball team is, well, back on track after wins over Indiana and Illinois. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal look into what has the Spartans clicking again and look ahead to a rigorous three-game week.
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S5E11: What’s Happening to MSU Basketball?

According to the MSU fan base, the sky is falling around the Breslin Center. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal break down just what has gone wrong in the last two weeks for Spartan basketball, compounded by a home loss to Michigan. They look at the positives a...
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S5E10: Ohio State, Rutgers and Crisler Spidey

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal come back from winter break with plenty of MSU basketball to talk about. They talk about Sunday’s loss to Ohio State and Wednesday’s tight overtime victory over Rutgers. Then, they’re joined by everyone’s favorite friendly nei...
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S5E9: Holiday Break

While Ryan Cole is stuck in cold Michigan, Davey Segal is getting his tan on in sunny Miami. The split doesn’t mean an end to the Impact Izzone podcast though, as Davey calls in to talk about MSU men’s basketball’s 11-game winning streak. They give out...
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S5E8: Looking at Spartans Past and Present

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal put aside their final exams for a little while to bring you this week’s breakdown of MSU basketball! They look at what went right and wrong against Southern Utah. Then, they take a gander at the NBA to see what Michigan State’...
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S5E7: It’s… Big Ten Season?

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you a surprising conference play edition of Impact Izzone! Yes, there are actually conference games to talk about. They discuss MSU men’s basketball’s winning streak and answer some Twitter questions, including one that ...
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Impact Izzone Special: Chris Solari Interview

Ryan Cole and  Davey Segal are joined by MSU football and men’s basketball beat writer Chris Solari from the Detroit Free Press to discuss Michigan State basketball, from the PK80 Invitational to the upcoming top-5 matchup against Notre Dame. Listen to...
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S5E6: Chris Solari Joins the Impact Izzone

This week, Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you a loaded show, starting with Michigan State’s PK80 wins in Portland, Oregon. Then, Ryan and Davey are joined by Chris Solari, MSU football and basketball beat writer for the Detroit Free Press (28:56). The...
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S5E5: Special Car Podcast!

Davey Segal and Ryan Cole are on the road back from the Champions Classic, where MSU dropped a top 2 matchup to Duke. They couldn’t wait to break down the game, so they bring you a special car edition of Impact Izzone from Davey’s Freddy Fusion.
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S5E4 Part 2: Season Preview feat. Blake Froling

Our fearless leader makes a guest appearance on this episode, as Blake Froling calls in to preview MSU basketball’s season with Ryan Cole and Davey Segal. They make predictions galore about the team’s chances at a national title, and put players on the...
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S5E4, Part 1: Signing Day and a Movement

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you the most jam-packed episode of the Impact Izzone podcast yet. In the first part of this episode, they discuss MSU basketball’s newest signees in the 2018 recruiting class and how the scholarship situation will play o...
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S5E3: Basketball Talk!

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal are excited to talk about some actual basketball games! They recap the first two exhibition games, including a special charity game against Georgia in Grand Rapids. They also have some breaking news before discussing the upcom...
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S5E2: Time for Some Basketball

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you everything you need to know about MSU men’s basketball, which is headed into its exhibition season. The guys bring some breaking news and review Michigan State Madness before talking about some game action coming up....
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You read that right. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal bring you back to the Impact Izzone as the MSU basketball season approaches. They review the offseason and break down just how the team began to gain so much hype. They discuss their three things to watch ...
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S4E24: The Grand Finale

Ryan Cole and Davey Segal close out the year that was with a bang. Impact Izzone caps off the year with some recruiting news (3:46), then they answer some Twitter questions (17:46). They look ahead to the 2017-18 MSU basketball roster (27:05) and grade...
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S4E23: Bridges is BACK

Impact Izzone is all over the BREAKING NEWS from East Lansing: Miles Bridges is returning for his sophomore season. Davey Segal and Ryan Cole were at the announcement and share their takeaways. Then, they break down the Spartans’ roster going into the ...
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S4E22: The Offseason Begins

Monday’s national title game can mean only one thing: the 2017-18 season is nearly here! Okay, not really, but Ryan Cole and Davey Segal give you an exclusive look into Michigan State’s roster for next season and just who it will include. They go throu...
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S4E21: Rating the Freshmen

There may not be a game to discuss, but Michigan State basketball is still in the midst of a newsworthy offseason. Hear Ryan Cole and Davey Segal discuss the recent news and notes for the Spartans, including Dane Fife and the coaching carousel, recruit...
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