3rd-Seeded Michigan State Beats No. 14 Valpo 65-54Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State's NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.
Michigan, Michigan St Both Staying Close To HomeTwo years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.
Outback Bowl Preview CapsuleTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Michigan State (10-3) vs. Georgia (10-3), 1 p.m. (ABC) Line: Georgia by 3.