Originally written February 19, 2013 on Inside the Hall:
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Tom Crean met with the media following Indiana’s 72-68 win over Michigan State on Tuesday at the Breslin Center. Watch and listen to his postgame comments in the embedded media player below: Quotes after the jump. Opening statement “Sometimes these games don’t live up to the hype. We played Michigan at home a few weeks ago for College Gameday and it did. Without a doubt, tonight it did. We knew that it would be a battle and I’m sure they knew it would be a battle. We told our guys that this would be the most physical game of basketball up to this point of the year. There might be more coming down the road, but we had to make sure that we did our part because we knew that Michigan State would do their part. When you play in games like this, it is not just about how tough you are but also how smart you are and I thought our guys did an excellent job of that tonight. I thought Tom’s (Izzo) guys did a great job of that and that is why it was such a great game. The...
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