Posted December 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Michigan State is still trying to figure out how to best utilize its suddenly crowded backcourt. The 13th-ranked Spartans will get another chance to see how the pieces fit with guards Gary Harris and Travis Trice back in the rotation on Saturday when they host Nicholls State. After missing almost three full games with a shoulder strain, Harris scored 12 points in his return on Wednesday night in Michigan State's 67-59 loss at Miami in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Harris was leading the Spartans at 16.0 points per game before going down in the opening minute of a four-point win over Boise State on Nov. 20. Trice also rejoined the team on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a concussion in its season-opening loss to Connecticut on Nov. 13. The sophomore guard finished with nine points in 12 minutes for the Spartans (5-2). ''There were bright spots with those two guys back," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said. While Harris and Trice had their moments in th...
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