Derrick Nix


Michigan State is pretty good, and Tom Izzo knows it.


EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State coach Tom Izzo often lamented what his team lacked when it won 17 of its first 20 games.


EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Derrick Nix had 25 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 20 Michigan State surged past Texas 67-56 Saturday afternoon.