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Source: The Final Four Is Not On The Schedule

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Here’s a look at five things to watch when No. 9 Michigan State hosts Indiana on Friday

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Cassius Winston can tell you exactly what he was thinking as he walked off the court Saturday after Michigan State’s loss to Michigan. “That I let my team down,” MSU’s sophomore point guard said. “I believe I lost that game for us. And that’s a lot to have on my heart.”

Source: Lansing State Journal

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Tom Izzo says Michigan State’s fast-break offense is “who we are.” Yet the ninth-ranked Spartans have struggled to push the pace during Big Ten play this season. And it has been because of what is going wrong at both ends of the court.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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According to the MSU fan base, the sky is falling around the Breslin Center. Ryan Cole and Davey Segal break down just what has gone wrong in the last two weeks for Spartan basketball, compounded by a home loss to Michigan. They look at the positives and negatives–but mostly negatives–from the rivalry defeat before moving on to Indiana and Illinois.

Source: Impact Sports

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Michigan State’s men’s basketball team plays the final game of a three-game home stand on Friday, Jan. 18, hosting Indiana at the Breslin Center. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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It’s time for Michigan State to pick up the pace.For a team that’s used to getting out and running, the Spartans’ fast break has been stuck in the mud the last few games. Not surprisingly, that has resulted in a three-game stretch that included two double-digit losses as No. 9 Michigan State sits two games out of first place in the Big Ten.

Source: Detroit News

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While Trae Young and Luka Doncic set records and Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III average 20-point double-doubles, Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. is quietly working NBA scouts behind the curtain, winning them over by checking a unique, valued mix of boxes.

Source: Bleacher Report

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Jordan Poole cupped his hands behind his ears, maybe trying to hear the Michigan fans in the nosebleeds of the Breslin Center but most likely taunting the silent Michigan State fans sitting in disappointment. His teammate, Moe Wagner, put his thumbs inside the arm holes of his jersey and thrust out the “Michigan” on the front, à la Dee Brown of Illinois. As if Spartans fans didn’t know the team he played for after he scored 27 points to lead the Wolverines to an 82-72 road victory with 27 points on Saturda

Source: Land of 10

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After slipping to the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft and playing in only 36 games as a rookie, it was clear former Michigan State big man Deyonta Davis’ pro basketball career wasn’t going as planned. However, things are starting to look up for the 6-foot-11 Davis, who left MSU after just one season with the expectation that he was going to be a lottery pick.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

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After dropping two of their last three games, Michigan State, who enters the week No. 9 in the newest AP Poll rankings, looks to get back on the rails when they host Indiana Friday night.

Source: isportsweb

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Anyone who has spent time around Tom Izzo usually gets questioned by him. His players. His coaches. Media who cover him. Opposing coaches, too. Most often, it is not confrontational. Michigan State’s Hall of Fame coach uses the back-and-forth as both therapy and enlightenment.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State’s men’s basketball team will open the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, Nov. 6, playing in the State Farm Champions Classic on ESPN. The 2018 Classic – a neutral site doubleheader – will feature Michigan State playing Kansas and Duke squaring off against Kentucky. The games will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Don’t expect any changes to the starting lineup or playing rotation when Michigan State takes the floor on Friday against Indiana. Don’t expect any major changes to the team’s strategy, either. Wholesale changes aren’t what will break get Michigan State back on track following two losses last week, Tom Izzo said.  Better play from his team’s best players is the foremost priority.

Source: MLive.com

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Tom Izzo, his assistants and his Michigan State players watched film all weekend, the taste of two losses and a narrow escape last week still fresh and acrid. There were things Izzo felt the ninth-ranked Spartans have continued to do well, like shooting the ball with precision. There are things he felt were simply adequate, such as their defense and rebounding.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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“Everything is not all peaches and roses right now.” That quote hasn’t been trademarked yet by Cassius Winston, but that’s how the sophomore guard described things around Michigan State’s practices these days.

Source: Detroit News

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Don’t expect any major changes for Michigan State.

Despite losing two of their last three games, the Spartans are hardly panicking, and with Indiana coming to the Breslin Center on Friday, that includes making any significant changes to the rotation.

Source: Detroit News

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The Michigan State injury news that has been expected for weeks at last became official on Tuesday. Spartans Kyle Ahrens will not play this season due to a foot injury, coach Tom Izzo announced.  Ahrens recently started walking without a boot on his foot, but is still a month away from practicing, Izzo said. Team doctors have elected to hold him out for the entire season, Izzo said. “They’re not going to take any chances,” Izzo said.

Source: MLive.com

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