March 5, 2013
Michigan - Michigan State rivalry peaking
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo seemed to acknowledge the return of the Spartans' rivalry with Michigan two years ago when he pounded the podium in anger following a 70-63 loss in Ann Arbor.
"Let's get the rivalry really going," he barked in concluding his press conference.
Michigan then proceeded to capture its third straight win over the Spartans with a home win the following year. It's evened off, with each team having won both games at home since Izzo's challenge, Michigan the latest with a 58-57 victory to improve to 4-2 in the last three years.
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