Michigan State basketball’s big men will have big shoes to fill in 2014 after the departure of superstar Adreian Payne. Although no one is going to replace Payne, each of these big men bring something different to the table.
Here are the options that Tom Izzo has at center in 2014 and my prediction as to who will be the starter.
As a sophomore last season Costello...
The most notable moments in Alex Gauna’s Michigan State career haven’t always been positive.
In fact, when coach Tom Izzo talks about the junior forward, it’s normally about the things Gauna needs to improve on — namely, defense and rebounding — in order to be a regular on the rotation.
However, Wednesday’s 54-40 victory over Northwestern might have been the night Gauna...
Sorry Izzone, the Spartans didn’t score 70 points, no tacos for you. But a 28-point victory in which MSU held their opponent to only one more point than the Spartans themselves had in the second half is something to cheer about.
The lineup before the game was surprising, as Alex Gauna was put in as a starter with Derrick Nix coming off the bench. MLive reporter Diamond Leung also...
Players such as Alex Gauna and Russell Byrd have shown worth for Spartans.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo's rotation remains far from set but there was some hint of how Gauna might be used Sunday against Ferris State.