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Lack of effort a key in one of the worst losses under Tom Izzo


Erin Hampton / The State News

Head coach Tom Izzo strategizes with his players Dec. 20, 2014, during the game against Texas Southern at Breslin Center. The Spartans were defeated by the Tigers, 71-64. Erin Hampton/The State News

Lack of effort a key in one of the worst losses under Tom Izzo



With senior forward Branden Dawson sitting out because of a fractured wrist, it was obvious that Michigan State was missing something in a 71-64 loss to Texas Southern.Beyond the absence of a veteran starter and a consistent rebounding threat in Dawson, ...

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MSU defeats Eastern Michigan 66-46 despite Branden Dawson's injury



After knocking off Big Ten foe Michigan on Dec. 9, upset-minded Eastern Michigan came to Breslin with the hopes of defeating another in-state power conference team.MSU needed some time to adjust to the Eastern 2-3 zone but eventually found its groove, ... Read more