January 2nd, 2018

Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn’t expect a No. 1 ranking to change Michigan State’s basketball team. The Spartans (14-1, 2-0 Big Ten) plan to go about their business the same way as before. Second-ranked to top-ranked doesn’t greatly affect their reputation. Everyone already knew about them and their talent. They’re the heavy Big Ten favorites for a reason. “We’ve had a target [on our backs] all the time,” Jackson, a freshman forward, said Sunday. “It’s just gonna be the No. 1 target. That’s gonna be fun, though.

Source: Land of 10