Found February 20, 2013 on
When you have the No. 1 and No. 4 teams meet you know--or at least hope--that you are going to have a great game on your hands. Fans that did tune in for the IU/MSU match up Tuesday night got just that.
With a little about a minute and a half left in the game the Spartans held a four point lead on the Hoosiers.
Indiana must not have wanted to see if they could lose and still retain the No. 1 spot in the rankings. Christian Watford and Victor Oladipos combined for nine points over the last minute and a half while the Spartans only had one to give the Hoosiers the late victory.
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EAST LANSING — Unfortunately for Michigan State basketball fans, there won’t be a “R.I.P ta da competition” popping up on your timeline tonight, a phrase that senior Derrick Nix tweets after every MSU victory. However, one thing Spartan fans did get tonight is one of the best basketball games of the season, even if it wasn’t in MSU’s favor.
Led by Victor Oladipo’s 19...
Indiana found itself down four points with under two minutes to play, but escaped East Lansing with its first victory since 1991 because it out-executed the Spartans down the stretch.
A detailed look at how it went down in the latest edition of Film Session:
I. WATFORD’S AND-1
Jordan Hulls comes up to the top of the key and receives a pass from Yogi Ferrell after he brought the...
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Victor Oladipo (19 points, nine rebounds, five steals), Cody Zeller (17 points, five rebounds, two blocks), Christian Watford (12 points) and Jordan Hulls (12 points) met with the media following Indiana’s 72-68 win at Michigan State on Tuesday.
Watch and listen to their postgame comments in the embedded media players below:
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.
“Sometimes these games don’t live up to the hype. We played Michigan at home a few weeks ago for College Gameday and it...
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Indiana moved to 6-1 in Big Ten road games with Tuesday night’s 72-68 win over Michigan State at the Breslin Center, the first win for the program in East Lansing since 1991. The Hoosiers have won fourth straight overall and now sit a game ahead of the Spartans in the Big Ten standings.
Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s second win over Michigan...