Michigan State Spartans Basketball
The Spartans take on Notre Dame this week.
Notes & Quotes: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo “completely upset” with Big Ten’s statement on the tunnel incident
"When adults have a chance to handle a problem that’s been a problem before and it doesn’t get handled, what starts bad, ends bad," Izzo said.
MSU went 2-1 in the Phil Knight Invitational to take fifth place.
The Spartans’ backcourt should lead the way this year and be a tremendous strength for Michigan State.
The Spartans come in at No. 12 in the AP Poll and No. 15 in the Coaches Poll.
The game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 4 at noon Eastern Time.
"For all the credit I got for doing things well down the stretch against Kentucky, I should get some blame for not handling stuff very well down the stretch (versus Villanova)" Tom Izzo said.
Despite a valiant effort down the stretch from Villanova, MSU used red-hot shooting from beyond the arc to take down the Wildcats by a final score of 73-71.
Michigan State is one win away from bowl eligibility, but fans aren’t ready to get too excited just yet.
After three eventful games, it is times to see where the Spartans stand early in the season.
Notes & Quotes: Michigan State picks up a “big program win” in thrilling double overtime game against Kentucky
"We haven’t accomplished nothing yet," Tom Izzo said. "We won a big game against a team that’s been a little hurt."
Joey Hauser and Mady Sissoko led MSU to a victory on Tuesday night.
"There was more disappointment than satisfaction," Tom Izzo said about MSU’s loss to Gonzaga.