December 16th, 2018




Nick Ward’s 28 help Michigan State crush Green Bay Detroit News
Michigan State hadn’t played in more than a week, and it took a few minutes from the ninth-ranked Spartans to find their rhythm on Sunday night. When they did, there was nothing stopping them from cruising to a victory in their first game since it went on the road last weekend and knocked off Florida, as Michigan State used a 27-4 run in the first half to blow the game open and earn a 104-83 victory over Green Bay at the Breslin Center.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State basketball’s thumping of Wisconsin-Green Bay Lansing State Journal
1. Foster Loyer’s 2 first-half minutes were the most significant minutes of the game
2. Freshman thoughts – the Green Bay edition
3. Why this game turned – and turned out as it did

Michigan State scorches Green Bay, 104-83, led by Nick Ward Detroit Free Press
Michigan State’s finals-week haze lasted 7 minutes Sunday. The Spartans quickly dispatched Green Bay from there with one of its most dominant halves in recent memory, earning a 104-83 victory at Breslin Center. “I thought after those first five minutes, we played some of our best basketball,” coach Tom Izzo said. “We were running … and the way we run when we’re running is impressive.”

Spartans Roll Over Green Bay Behind Nick Ward’s 28 Points Spartans Wire
Michigan State improved its record to 9-2 with an impressive 104-83 victory over Green Bay at the Breslin Center Sunday evening. Nick Ward had another career night. The Spartans continue to look focused and determined to keep on chugging.

Six in Double Figures as No. 9 Michigan State Beats Green Bay, 104-83 MSU Official
Junior forward Nick Ward (Gahanna, Ohio/Lincoln) scored a career-high 28 points and No. 9/9 Michigan State scored 64 points in the first half and cruised to a 104-83 win over Green Bay on Sunday evening at the Breslin Center.

Nick Ward leads Michigan State’s blowout of Green Bay Spartan Tailgate
After stealing an inbounds pass and beating the halftime buzzer with a corner 3-pointer, Michigan State sophomore forward Xavier Tillman immediately left the court and trotted to the locker room. He and the rest of the Spartans could have just stayed there because, 20 minutes in, Sunday’s game against visiting Green Bay was over.