Even on a losing night for Michigan State, it’s easy to see why Draymond Green should be the Big Ten player of the year.
Michigan State’s Draymond Green made good on his guarantee against Michigan with the best game of his career in the series.
Spartans coach Tom Izzo says he is a little apprehensive, but was encouraged by Green’s progress.
Tom Izzo, the coach of the ninth-ranked Spartans, said after the game he wasn’t sure yet exactly how seriously Green was injured.
Michigan State forward Draymond Green has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee.
Down two points with 14 seconds to play Tuesday night, Michigan State center Derrick Nix had a chance to tie Illinois and give the ninth-ranked Spartans a shot a stealing a win that would give them a share of the Big Ten lead.
Monday was one of those days where athletes or coaches actually had something interesting to say.
Draymond Green and Derrick Nix didn’t have the energy they needed in a sluggish first half, so they decided to create their own.
President Barack Obama sat courtside and watched No. 1 North Carolina beat Michigan State 67-55 on Friday night in the Carrier Classic on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.
Michigan State usually goes to the Big Ten tournament as a powerhouse, playing for positioning in the NCAA tournament.