February 27th, 2017

In the wake of a Senior Day victory over No. 16 Wisconsin on Sunday, Michigan State was riding a wave of momentum it hasn’t seen much of this season. The Spartans (18-11, 10-6 Big Ten) won for the fourth time in the last five games and further solidified their position in the NCAA Tournament while keep alive a shot, albeit a slim one, at grabbing a piece of the regular-season Big Ten title. However, getting a freshman-heavy team to put that in the rearview mirror and focus on the final two games is the biggest challenge facing coach Tom Izzo.

Source: MSU keeps focus as Big Ten title hopes still flicker