MSU advances to Sweet Sixteen after upset win over Virginia.
On to Syracuse.
It wasn't sexy.
It was the Travis Trice show to begin the first half.
The senior guard was absolutely electric to start the game, scoring 13 consecutive points on an array of fast break layups and 3-point bombs early in the half to help give MSU the advantage at halftime, 23-18.
When head coach Tom Izzo first realized MSU would potentially play No. 2 seed Virginia in the second round, he first thought to himself, "why?"
The Spartans barely prevailed against the top-seeded Cavaliers in last year's Sweet 16 round, and will now have to crack one of the top defenses in the nation for a second year in a row.
The apparel and textile design program, which has been at MSU for about 125 years, has a talented team of professors who offer invaluable experience to their students.
Charlotte, North Carolina — MSU missed five of their first six shots and trailed Georgia 9-3 five minutes into the game.
After a sluggish start on the offensive end, MSU was able to regroup and leads Georgia, 35-22 at halftime.