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.
Michigan State will play Arizona, and Kansas will play Indiana.
Izzo talked about the direction of college athletics and whether the priority of universities is skewing toward athletics versus academics
The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame announced eight new members Tuesday.
Tom Izzo is still lamenting an opportunity that slipped away last season.
Michigan State freshman Javon Bess is expected to miss at least a month with a right foot injury.
Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Athletics Department just took Midnight Madness to a whole new level.
“It’s a team with the same kind of passion we had last year, the same kind of camaraderie, but a little better leadership,” Tom Izzo said.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has some words of support for his embattled adversary at the University of Michigan.
“After he repeatedly failed to meet the necessary obligations, it became apparent that it was time to dismiss Kenny from the program.”