The Michigan State men’s basketball team arrived in Germany in the middle of the night as they get set to open their season against UConn at the Ramstein Air Base.
Columnist Graham Couch will be heading overseas later today and will have that covered for us. Meanwhile we have a great deal of content to get you prepared for the men’s and women’s basketball season included in today’s edition of the LSJ along with all the election coverage.
Starting with the men, Solari writes about the combination of Derrick Nix and Adreian Payne and the size that gives the Spartans. Still the duo playing together is something that won’t occur too much it appears.
Couch takes a look at several things regarding Izzo’s bunch with the five things to watch, player-by-player capsules, the top 10 players in the Big Ten, the 10 games to watch and provides his prediction for every game this season. Then we also take a quick look at every team in the conference.
Then with MSU women’s team, Suzy Merchant is trying to overcome the early season injuries and suspensions to lead the Spartans to another successful season. And we also take a look at every Big Ten women’s team with capsules.