Anxious Nebraska fans worried about the Cornhuskers coming out flat against Penn State after their upset at Michigan State could relax by halftime.
Diving on the floor for loose balls. Strong drives to the hoop for dunks or to draw fouls. A blocked shot that whipped the “Grateful Red” student section into a frenzy.
While hosting Northwestern might seem like an ideal opportunity for the Spartans to get back on track, Tom Izzo is wary of the Wildcats.
Now the ball’s in your court, Sparty.
MICHIGAN – National rankings (Rivals 31; Scout 27).
Ohio State signed the best recruiting class in the Big Ten. Michigan signed the best player. And Michigan State parlayed its conference championship and Rose Bowl victory into its best letter-of-intent signing day in five years.
Iowa answered coach Fran McCaffery’s questions about its toughness with an inspired win at Illinois over the weekend.
If Michigan State thought that hosting Michigan without two starters was tough, wait until it gets to Iowa.
All Lenzelle Smith Jr. wanted was to see his teammates happy for a change.
After Nebraska’s previous home game, Terran Petteway stood in front of his bench, hands over his head with a pained look on his face.