MSU Officials: Basketball Team Will Not Be Renamed

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Michigan State University officials say they have not renamed their basketball team.

A day after releasing a statement saying “the famed men’s basketball team will now be known throughout the Breslin Center as, ‘MSU Spartans Presented by Rocket Mortgage,’” the athletic department released a clarifying statement Friday that began with “Michigan State is not renaming it’s Men’s Basketball team.”

While the initial announcement had created a social media stir, Michigan State said the five-year deal with Rocket Mortgage is nothing new.

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