Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/9/12
Welcome to the 111 in 111, guest posting edition. This year’s Michigan State Spartans are in a sort of re-loading mode, as they have to adjust to the loss of one of the greatest Spartans in history, Draymond Green. But there’s a lot of talent in East Lansing, as usual. The starting five will feature 2 McDonald’s All-Americans, and this unit will have more athleticism and perhaps more talent than last year’s group. But will they gel, and who will lead them? They should be able to get along well; unlike the State team of two years ago. And of course, they’re coached by Tom Izzo, which means they’ll play really tough defense and rebound. But what kind of tempo will they play? “We can play whatever way we want. We are an up tempo team, I think we get a bad rap because I talk about physical play. Name me a team, look at Maryland when they won the national championship- tough as nails, Duke when they won it a couple years ago, those inside guys were tough. Kentucky, you watch John coach...
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