Michigan State basketball's media day was supposed to be last week, but with the Tigers and the football game and the what have you, it was pushed back to today. Here's a few things we (the royal we) learned.
- Derrick Nix has once again reshaped his body. And it looks better than it did last season. Take a look at the picture above (Credit: @jeffrdillon), and realize any other words I have to say on the matter would be superfluous. In addition, Nix was weighed in front of the media; he came in at a svelte 268. Here's to him maintaining the loss throughout the season.
Lastly, there will be no beer in the locker room this year:
His Spartans will not play like strangers.
"I don’t think there is any question intangibles do play a major factor," Izzo said. "I’ve been studying the Lions. I’ve been studying the Tigers. … I’ve been studying the Red Sox and what happened to that locker room — hopefully beer and chicken is out of our locker room this year; we don’t plan on having any of that in there — but if you look at those things, it’s easy to see why chemistry is so important on a team, and why locker rooms are so important."