Michigan State Basketball Fumbles It Away 78-71 At Home vs. Iowa

Another chance lost for the Michigan State basketball team.

lost layup opportunities. passes that were not handled properly.

Tuesday night, Iowa came into Breslin Center as the stronger team.

They opened the second half with a 16-point advantage....

...and held off many attempts by the Spartans to rally, ultimately handing MSU a 78-71 defeat.

Tom Izzo, the coach of MSU, remarked, "They absolutely killed every one of our post guys."

"I need to think of a better solution for that. That hasn't occurred for us. And there were only layups after layups.

The difference in the game was the quantity of layups made and missed by them.

Ben Krikke dominated inside with 18 points and 14 rebounds, while Iowa's Payton Sandfort scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds.

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