Showing posts from December, 2017

U.S. College basketball - Season 2017-18 - First review (October and November 2017)

Several NCAA basketball games, watched in streaming or on YouTube , were already on my list in late 2017:   Michigan State Spartans vs. Ferris State Bulldogs : 80-72 (played on 2017-10-26) Score at the half: 35-38.   This exhibition game held at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Michigan started with a great dunk by Spartan player Miles Bridges (6'7", guard/forward, age 19) right after the jump ball... Nevertheless, Ferris State played quickly in the first minutes of the game and the Bulldogs were quite efficient on both ends of the court. The scoreboard suddenly showed 2-12, forcing MSU 's legendary coach Tom Izzo (23rd year at the head of the Spartans ) to take a first timeout with just 4 minutes played in the first half. Jaren Jackson Jr. (6'11", forward, age 18) played tough in defense and had two impressive blocks to keep the Spartans in the race. Miles Bridges and Cassius Winston (6'0", guard, age 20) also put some great e