Wofford falls to No. 9 Michigan State
Tom Izzo wasn’t happy with
“Oh, how I wish this was HBO,” Izzo said, biting his tongue in describing the ninth-ranked Spartans’ 72-60 victory Friday night. “I thought their team played with a lot of heart. And I don’t think mine did.”
The balanced Spartans (6-2) got 13 points from
“We’ve got a lot of guys not playing very well and some not playing well at all,” Izzo said. “We’ve got to start playing for the name on the front of the uniform and not the name on the back.”
“My brother was hyping this up a lot,” Noah said. “I love to compete against him. This was something I’ll remember the rest of my life.”
Isaiah went to an old phrase to describe his feelings.
“This was the icing on the cake,” Isaiah said. “They say that you can’t have your cake and eat it, too. I did tonight with this win.”
After a win at
“We came out a little sluggish,” Morgan said. “I hope we can get that figured out. We’ve had a lot of games where we’ve started slow.”
The Spartans held the Terriers to 36.5 percent shooting from the field and had a 43-23 edge in rebounds. Green,
Lucas had nine assists for
The Spartans shot 40 percent from 3-point range, a major improvement from their 2-of-20 effort in the
“I told our team, ‘They’re not there yet,”‘
Izzo would if his team plays the way it did in its 44th consecutive nonconference home win.
“It was an interesting day and night for me,” Izzo said, reflecting back to his