January 6th, 2021

As Emoni Bates watched Michigan State get off to an 0-3 start in Big Ten play this season before they won their last two league games, he couldn’t help but think that things might’ve been different had he been with the Spartans. “He says that all the time,” Elgin Bates, Emoni’s father, said this week in a phone interview. “Plus, he has a couple close friends that play on that roster and he always says, ‘I wish I was out there with my boys,’ so I know he could definitely, definitely help them, but adversity is the key to success.”

Source: Forbes