Opening Comments: This game was an opportunity lost. Losing to MSU on the road will not hurt our rankings very much, but we missed out on an opportunity for a signature win (think Texas and Michael Flowers). Summarizing the game in a few words: Both teams shot poorly, but while UW was bricking threes, MSU was pressing hard inside causing UW to foul and MSU prevailed at the line. Pace: The game was played at 60 possessions. We have been at 63 overall and 59 in our 3 conference games. MSU plays at 70. Efficiency: Was it poor offense or poor defense? Poor UW offense, obviously (or good MSU defense). MSU scored .90 PPP, which is great UW defense (or poor MSU offense – take your pick). UW scored .78 PPP. Believe it or not, that would have beaten OSU and 5 of our non conference opponents....

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