Like I said in the Red Raiders - Michigan State game, Texas Tech is the one team that can match its opponents defensive style and physicality, and it doesn't back down in a fist fight. "In fact, to be honest with you, I was ecstatic at halftime", head coach Tom Izzo said. The Spartans shoot 48 percent from the floor, the Red Raiders 47 percent. Winston was also named as a Consensus Second Team All-American by the NCAA, while also going on to win the Big Ten Player of the Year award this year.
"I don't really have the words for how I feel", Guy said minutes after sending Virginia to the title game. "They got their hands on a lot of balls". Texas Tech is clicking on offense right now, and that is scary as they have one of the best defenses in the country to go with it.
For those who thought Texas Tech only plays defense, it's time to meet Matt Mooney.
Jarrett Culver (10 points, five boards) finished it off.
"The thing that impressed me tonight was his courage", Beard said of Mooney, who tied his season high in scoring and doubled his season average of 11 points per game.
"There's a great relationship of Michigan State football and basketball", Izzo said.
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Time appeared to run off the clock as Guy launched a 3-pointer from the corner, but a foul was called on Samir Doughty, whose body made contact with Guy's legs. One of Michigan State's bowl losses incidentally was a 41-31 Alamo Bowl loss to. Winston can do it all and the ball screens toward the top of the key have worked all post season for the Spartans, but it will be tough here against the Red Raiders.
Odiase made two free throws to seal it with 39.7 seconds left after the Spartans' Kenny Goins clanked a 3-point try.
"There's no real excuse for being exhausted in this game".
Even former Texas Tech athletes were reveling in the moment. He previously won a championship with the team in 2000 when Michigan State beat Florida 89-76 and then fell to North Carolina 89-72 in the 2009 championship game. Both squads only made 12 field goals, three of which were behind the three-point line, but Auburn hit three more free throws.
Here's a look at the scene on social media as Texas Tech punched its ticket to the biggest single stage in college basketball.
While pretty much everyone else at the Final Four is talking about balance, experience and one-and-done players, Bennett admits his approach actually starts with the league his team plays in.