Michigan State has won at least 11 games in four of the last five seasons and has ended each of the last four seasons with bowl game wins.
The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.
“There’s no doubt in my mind that they’ll be contending for the national championship shortly,” John Harbaugh said of Michigan.
Harbaugh will bring back helmet stickers to the program, while doing away with allowing players to wear “Legends” jerseys.
The basket didn’t count, but Dekker ended the game with 17 points that helped Wisconsin to their 72-65 win over Oregon.
Sunday’s NCAA play pitted Maryland against West Virginia and a least a couple fans against Terrapin guard Dez Wells.
Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.
Michigan State did enough to hang on, showing at least glimpses of the experience from playing in 18 straight NCAA Tournaments.
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo needs the team’s trio of leaders – his “three amigos,” as he calls them – to step up their games.
“It’s not just about March to me, it’s about the process to get to March,” Izzo said.
The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,