Raucous Crowd Expected at Breslin for Top 5 Matchup


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Raucous Crowd Expected at Breslin for Top 5 Matchup

By FOX 47 News. CREATED Feb 19, 2013

Jeremy Sampson was at Tom Izzo's press conference Monday.

Coach Izzo described his players as calm and focused, but he's bouncing off the walls with anticipation for tonight's game against Indiana.

Just a week ago, several of the Izzone members camped out to get the best seats. They made the Breslin Center a house of horrors for Michigan.

The hype will be at an all-time high at this game. It will be the first one in East Lansing with teams ranked this highly, and Earvin 'Magic' Johnson will be back as he will be a part of the broadcast team for ESPN.

Tom Izzo says when you put those things together, it should make for the best crowd the Bres has ever seen.

"This crowd, I will be honest, I've said it the last couple years that we were dipping a little bit. We have not only raised it, but raised it to another level. So you put all these things together, and these guys get a chance that few get to do."

The Spartans have dominated Indiana at the Breslin Center, winning the last 17 meetings.

Tipoff tonight is 7PM, airing on ESPN.