For as close as the Spartans were to the Chicago Cubs last Saturday — the quintessential “next year” team for 108 years — MSU fans should embrace that decades-old mantra. Yes, “next year” is a cliche; old but classic. Consider sifting through the disappointment of the Northwestern loss for a second. For stretches, not the whole game, mind you, the Spartans looked incredible; flashes of brilliance that should have the MSU faithful brimming with excitement.
Source: State News