March 2nd, 2017

The Michigan State had the emotional high point of its season five days ago, when the Spartans recorded its best win of the season by beating No. 16 Wisconsin at home, and senior Eron Harris limped onto the floor at the end to kiss the Spartan head logo. In the hours after that game, Tom Izzo did what coaches tend to do when things are going well: he feared what would come next.