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Old Feb 2, 2013, 08:55 AM   #1
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Groce: Did some really good things on offense against MSU, 75 points in 74 possessions.

Groce: Applling was too much, made too many plays and fouled too much. Need more commitment on defensive end of floor.

Groce: Myke Henry's story all year has been playing instrumental role in big moments. Struggled with consistency.

Groce: Henry had more of a physical nature, ran harder, got on floor, etc.

Groce: Didn't play very well against Wisconsin and they were absolutely terrific.

Groce: Got on them pretty good after the game for not coming out ready in second half. Tough, defensive practice yesterday.

Groce: Wisconsin PG Traevon Jackson has really developed. He's really getting better. Impressed with his progress.

Groce: No distractions with playing on Super Bowl Sunday. Guys have been pretty good with focus.

Groce: Probably played as well offensively as they have all season Thursday at MSU.

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Groce: MSU was exactly what he thought during game. First 5 minutes of half determined outcome of game. Offense much improved

Groce: Execution, shot selection, ball movement good in big-time environment. Defense struggled with ball screen. Fouled too much

Groce: Myke Henry has played instrumental role in big moments throughout season but struggled to maintain consistency.

Groce: Block shot, deflections don't show up in box score. More active, more physical, ran harder, cut harder. Needs edge always

Groce: Didn't play well at Wisconsin at all and they were absolutely terrific.

Groce: Got on them pretty good after MSU game after not coming out well in 2nd half. Made statement in practice about D

Groce: Guys pretty resilient. We still practice hard. We have a good attitude and give good effort. "Still swinging hammer"

Groce: Our issues on Thursday weren't on the offensive end. They were on the defensive end.

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