“We did a decent (job) in the first half of staying on the boards,” Izzo said. “That was the only way we stayed in the game. We kept saying on the bench, ‘How are we in this game?'” After the game, Izzo said it was the same “AAU” mentality that held the Spartans from taking advantage of Minnesota’s mistakes. Lackluster shots, missed play executions and softness are problems the team has faced away from the Breslin Center all season long.
Source: The State News