WORTH NOTING: This post was created at 10:30 on Tuesday night. The irrational sadness still is strong.
Spartans fall to Indiana 72-68 | Spartan Sports Page
ALL OF THE SAD.
"Hundreds of sandwiches, dozens of pizzas and more were sent to Izzone members as they waited outside the Breslin Center Tuesday afternoon ahead of fourth-ranked Michigan State's clash with No. 1 Indiana."
"When you have that many former assistants around the country, you're bound to go to head-to-head at some point. For the most part, Izzo has dominated his former protégés."
"Izzo says he remains friends with Crean after seeing what Indiana has built in advance of the two top-five teams squaring off on Tuesday at Breslin Center."
"Former Michigan State men's basketball All-Americans Mateen Cleaves and Steve Smith were inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Monday night at a ceremony in Detroit's Max M. Fisher Music Center at Orchestra Hall."
"Zeller might have heard about Nix's comments about his draft stock last week, but praised the Michigan State center as part of the reason he got better as a player after reviewing a loss at Breslin Center last season."