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2018 Schedule
18-3, 3rd in Big Ten
No. 6 Michigan State shines against Illinois (1:23)
Bridges does it all in one-play (0:30)
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Izzo 'used wrong words' about Nassar case

Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo issued a statement Sunday to clarify comments he made Friday night in support of school president Lou Anna K. Simon, whose status is embattled as a result of the Larry Nassar case.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Here's our latest BPI top 30. Biggest increase in rating over last week was Ohio State (+1.8). Biggest rating decrease by Texas Tech (-1.2). Villanova, Purdue and Virginia all increased their respective rating by at least one point.

Bridges leads Michigan State past Indiana (1:13)
Spartans' Bridges shows no mercy to the rim (0:31)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

After another dominating win, BPI now views Purdue as the best team going forward and the favorite to win the NCAA tournament at 21 percent. Villanova, Virginia, Duke, and Michigan State round out BPI's current top five.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Purdue has almost caught Villanova in BPI's latest ratings and rankings. The model, which predicts team strength going forward, is not buying teams like Oklahoma, Arizona State and Kentucky the way the AP voters are.

Michigan upsets No. 4 Michigan State (0:45)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State's Miles Bridges on losing to Michigan: "We just gotta get tougher. It's pretty simple. Teams are out-toughing us. ...That's tough, especially to a school like that, that don't even focus on [being tough]."

Matthews blows by Bridges for the slam (0:18)
Schilling brings the house down with monster slam (0:18)
Robinson sinks corner 3 for Michigan (0:19)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo challenged star Miles Bridges to start taking games over this week. Bridges gets his shot this afternoon against in-state rival Michigan.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Villanova (no surprise) leads BPI's favorites to win the men's NCAA Tournament.


Is Miles Bridges like Draymond Green?

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich touch on Michigan State's recent victories, questioning if Miles Bridges has enough in him as a player to take games over. Is Izzo making a mistake by thinking he's just like Draymond Green?

Michigan State avoids upset against Rutgers (1:21)
Langford hits huge 3-pointer late in OT (0:20)

Team Stats

Points Per Game85.316th
Rebounds Per Game42.33rd
Assists Per Game21.01st
Points Allowed64.123rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30