Oct. 22, 2016
Big Ten Predictions: #4 Michigan State
As long as Tom Izzo is coaching at Michigan State the Spartans will be a Top-5 Big Ten team and a Top 25 team in the Nation. Losing Denzel Valentine(19 ppg), Bryn Forbes(14 ppg) and Matt Costello(12 ppg) will not be an easy task to overcome. Returning lead scorer Eron Harris(9 ppg) will have to step up and produce more often and consistently. 5-Star recruits Miles Bridges(#3 SF) and Josh Langford(#3 SG) along with 4-star recruits Cassius Winston and Nick Ward will all come in and make an immediate impact for a young and extremely talented Spartan Squad. If the Spartans play up to their potential they could win the Big Ten and won't finish any lower than 5th.