4 weeks ago

Tom Izzo’s mantra for Michigan State basketball hasn’t changed in decades: defend, rebound and run. But while that’s still the goal, the way this roster is constructed has called for a tweak to the normal modus operandi. A smaller but quicker Spartans perimeter has given this Michigan State team a different identity than most of its predecessors: it’s far from dominant on the boards but makes up for that deficiency by recording high numbers of steals and consistently winning in the turnover department.

Source: MLive.com