December 13th, 2020


Michigan State surges past pesky Oakland in second half, 109-91 Detroit News
Tom Izzo called Oakland “the best 0-6 team in the country” this week. But unfortunately for the Golden Grizzlies on Sunday, the Michigan State coach has one of the best teams in the country — period — under his tutelage. The No. 4 Spartans dominated undersized Oakland on the glass, knocking off the confident visitors, 109-91, at Breslin Center.

Michigan State lights up Oakland in second half for 109-91 win Detroit Free Press
Michigan State basketball returned to the court for its first game in one week. Although coach Tom Izzo’s squad had already made the flight to Virginia, Wednesday’s clash with the Cavaliers was postponed for COVID-19 reasons. That left Oakland — MSU’s fourth in-state opponent in six contests this season — as the next task at hand.

Michigan State blows past Oakland in second half Spartan Tailgate
Yep, it was one of those Michigan State-Oakland games. The type that’s played out plenty of times across the history of this series, when the Golden Grizzlies have ample motivation, energy and pieces to frustrate the Spartans and their superior talent.

Michigan State Outlasts Oakland 109-91, Game Recap The Only Colors
The Michigan State Spartans hosted in-state regular the Oakland Grizzlies Sunday afternoon and mimicked the football team in the sense of making it a tale of “two halves.” However, the poor performance was the first half, and MSU made adjustments and put the Grizzlies away big time in the second. The Spartans moved to 19-0 all-time against Oakland with a 109-91 victory at the Breslin Center.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 109-91 win over Oakland Lansing State Journal
Foster Loyer will never strike fear defensively into the opposition. That’s just not in the cards genetically. But he’s beginning to become a pest, a nuisance — and that prevents him from being a liability. Or, as opposing guards have thought of him for the last two seasons: Lunch.