The Detroit Pistons have played some outstanding defense since their franchise-worst start, especially at home.
The Big Ten has named Michigan State basketball player Draymond Green the Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year and Ohio State track athlete Christina Manning the Suzy Favor Female Athlete of the Year.
Draymond Green knows some NBA teams will think he isn’t tall or quick enough to make it in the league.
Draymond Green of Michigan State, freshman Anthony Davis of Kentucky and Creighton’s Doug McDermott rounded out the team Monday.
The Spartans ultimately depended too much on one player, Draymond Green.
He doesn’t have the sculpted physique of Thomas Robinson or the endless length of Anthony Davis, but Draymond Green possesses everything else.
There’s a thread running through Michigan State’s program that connects the decades and NCAA titles – three players intertwined by talent, charisma and leadership skills.
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.
Draymond Green had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 8 Michigan State over Iowa 92-75 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday.