Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo talked to reporters after practice on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, ahead of the Spartans' game vs. Northwestern.
There was the flash from one of Duke's freshmen at the end of the first half in Wednesday night’s game against Ohio State. Dariq Whitehead and Dereck Lively II are coming along. Whitehead provided a spark at the end of the first half against the Buckeyes, creating a turnover that led to his fourth 3-pointer of the season.
Providence and Rhode Island are not where they want to be in the course of a long basketball season, but a rivalry win could be just what the doctor ordered. "We've got a couple of desperate teams," Providence coach Ed Cooley said. Cooley's Friars (5-3) seek their first road win after falling 75-62 at TCU on Wednesday.