8 months ago

What struck Michigan State’s coaches about Rocket Watts on Tuesday night at Illinois was his noticeable sense of responsibility in a perilous moment. Cassius Winston and Xavier Tillman were both on the bench in foul trouble and MSU turned to Watts to run the show. “It was so apparent, you could see it in his eyes,” MSU assistant coach Mike Garland said. “Like, Chief (Tom Izzo) put him at the point, he was coming down (the court) and you could just see it.”

Source: Lansing State Journal