Michigan State rediscovered the defensive prowess that head coach Tom Izzo has been clamoring for in recent weeks, and the Spartans defeated USC 72-62 to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Here are five quick takeaways:
1.) Michigan State puts the clamps on USC’s top scorers
Michigan State still has a few things to clean up defensively, but this was a nice bounce-back performance on that end of the floor for the Spartans.