The head coach at Duke reportedly turned down the head-coaching job at Michigan. And, no, we're not talking basketball.
The biggest thing learned from Wednesday's showdown of two top-four teams in Madison? Duke is pretty darn good.
Bryant McIntosh's collegiate career is off to a most-impressive start.
And the most-impressive moments came Thursday night in the Cats' thrilling comeback win over North Florida.
The Spartans hung around for a long time with the No. 4 team in the country. But they could only hang on so long.
The underdog role isn't a common one for Michigan State.
But that's what the Spartans will be when they face off with Duke on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic.