Tom Izzo enjoys the unfriendly reception he gets in opposing arenas — the chants and the signs are part of what makes college basketball fun for the Michigan State coach.
Travis Trice had four of Michigan State’s season-high 13 3-pointers …
Tom Izzo sounded glad the game was over.
Asked if coaches think about the worst possible outcome before calling a risky play, Izzo replied in the affirmative.
Denzel Valentine had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Michigan State held rival Michigan scoreless in overtime …
Although neither team is ranked, Sunday’s game is still a big one with potential NCAA tournament implications.
I think it’s truly lame the lack of buzz one of my favorite games is getting so let’s change it. What do you say?
“This is a little more concerning,” Izzo said. “We’ve got parents calling and wondering.”
Branden Dawson had 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots to help Michigan State outlast Penn State 66-60 on Wednesday night.
Michigan State opened the second half on a 25-9 run and never looked back …