Big Ten Tournament
Izzo said the change in how hand-checking is officiated has been hard on players and coaches, and the matter has not set well with him.
No. 12 Michigan and No. 22 Michigan State both earned first-round byes in this year’s Big Ten tournament.
Aaron Craft came on strong in the second half to finish with 20 points and lead No. 10 Ohio State past No. 8 Michigan State 61-58 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament.
In a rematch of last season’s Big Ten championship game, the eighth-ranked Spartans face the No. 10 Buckeyes in the conference tournament semifinals in Chicago.
Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.
Michigan State Spartans are the Big Ten tournament champs beating Ohio State 68-64 in the final game on Sunday.
Big Ten player of the year Draymond Green scored 14 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in Saturday’s 65-52 semifinal win over No. 14 Wisconsin, and he said Sunday’s game is a chance at redemption for top-seeded Michigan State.
A sluggish start for the Michigan State turns into a solid finish for the Spartans as they beat the Wisconsin Badgers 65-52 in the Big Ten semifinal game Saturday.
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