Michigan St struggles with Big Ten schedule
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- After two tough losses in a row, Tom Izzo figured his Michigan State team would drop quite a bit in the polls.
Instead, the Spartans fell only five spots to No. 9. That helped Izzo gain some valuable perspective.
"I am not in any panic mode," Izzo said. "We are going to play good teams and when you play good teams you are going to lose games. I would like to win them all, but we are not that kind of team yet. I am hoping the best basketball we've got is coming."
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