Bob Wojnowski: Michigan State moves on, as defense snaps back to life just in time

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The Detroit News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Michigan State Spartans weren’t snapping, not on this day, not with their sticky defense back. The only thing that snapped in Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament opener was one unfortunate clipboard, dismantled by a riled Tom Izzo. Oh, and one unfortunate USC offense, dismantled by waves of Green. This was the tenacity the Spartans had been seeking and Izzo had been demanding. Their guards were swarming, their big men were helping out and every USC possession looked like an accident waiting to happen. When Michigan State’s 72-62 victory was complete Friday, Izzo looked as ple…

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