November 21st, 2017

Tom Izzo stood at the edge of the court at the Breslin Center this week and held his thumb and index finger an inch apart. As No. 4 Michigan State prepared to head to Portland, Ore., for the inaugural PK80 Invitational that starts Thursday with a game against DePaul, the Spartans coach was describing where he thought his team stood heading into a tournament full of heavyweights.

Source: Detroit News