Michigan (13-13, 6-8) has lost five in a row, its longest skid since dropping six straight in January of 2011.
Tom Izzo enjoys the unfriendly reception he gets in opposing arenas — the chants and the signs are part of what makes college basketball fun for the Michigan State coach.
Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine celebrated Feb. 14 in style, sinking a 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining to give Michigan State a 59-56 victory over No. 23 Ohio State.
Two seasons ago, the Wolverines played for the national championship. This season, it would be a miracle if they made the tournament.
Travis Trice had four of Michigan State’s season-high 13 3-pointers …
ESPN national college football writer, Travis Haney, recently evaluated which college football teams are trending up, and which are trending down after signing day.
The Spartans finished 7 of 18 at the line, showing why they entered the game 14th in the conference in free throws and 321st in the nation.
After receiving letters of intent from several defensive linemen, Mark Dantonio expressed confidence that the unit will remain strong.
The national champion Buckeyes were again, and predictably, the best in the Big Ten in this year’s recruiting class.
“I went for a run this afternoon because I wasn’t worried about anything,” Dantonio added. “No drama. It was nice.”