Quinn Cook scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor had 17 to lead No. 4 Duke past No. 19 Michigan State 81-71 in Tuesday’s State Farm Champions Classic.
Only weeks removed from the defeat by Ohio State, Dantonio said he would want the Buckeyes to be included if the Spartans were not.
The NCAA revealed its schedule for upcoming Men’s Basketball Tournament dates and the locations for each round saying that the new arena will host First and Second Round games in 2018.
Jeremy Langford ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns, and Michigan State received a strong performance from its defense in a 37-15 victory Saturday night.
Last week’s 49-37 defeat essentially dropped the Spartans (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten) out of the college playoff picture, now it’s up to coach Mark Dantonio to make sure one loss doesn’t lead to another.
Michigan State will play Arizona, and Kansas will play Indiana.
One thing you can say about former MSU star Mateen Cleaves is that he never forgets where he came from.
Michigan State’s chances to make the playoff appear to be miniscule, but Dantonio says the Spartans still have plenty to play for.
It had been a while since Mark Dantonio and Pat Narduzzi had to answer for a loss like this.
Michigan State trailed by one touchdown at halftime, but Ohio State led, 42-24, by the start of the fourth quarter.