This is a “prove it” year for Sissoko as he takes the reins down low and is forced to show why he belongs in the starting group. He’ll be forced to learn on the fly and take his lumps as he’s “thrown into the fire” in 2022-23 — not a term usually used for third-year guys. At Big Ten media days, however, Izzo hinted at something that should make Michigan State fans hopeful. He hinted at Sissoko growth.
Source: Spartan Shadows