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Had my first chance to see M this year

M made a big run over the first half to push the lead out to double digits over Providence. M defense is of course legit. They’re giving up little penetration and doing a great job of contesting shots at the same time. One thing I’d note…there are a couple of weak(er) links on that roster […]

Michigan State 77 Providence 64

Michigan State completely dominated the last 6 minutes of the game to turn a defecit into a tougher-than-the-score-indicated 13 point victory. With the win, the 3rd ranked Spartans climbed to 7-0 on the young season and won the championship of the Wooden Legacy. Reviewing the keys… 1. Dribble Penetration – It seemed as if Providence […]


MSU will face the Providence Friars on Sunday night in the championship game of the Wooden Legacy. The Friars are 6-0, fresh off a thrilling victory over #11 Arizona in the semifinal last night. Ed Cooley has seemingly finally made good on the promise created a few years ago by some well regarded recruiting classes. […]