MSU F Malik Hall Looks Ahead to the Season

Hondo S. Carpenter

Breslin Student Events Center

East Lansing, MI

The #1 team in America is right here in East Lansing and of course, we are talking about the Michigan State Spartans and their Hall of Fame head coach Tom Izzo.

The Spartans kick off the season on October 29, in an exhibition contest against Albion and the season officially kicks off November 5 at 9:30 PM in New York. The Spartans will be taking on the Kentucky Wildcats in the Champions Classic. No doubt that the nation’s attention is already looking at the critical first game of the year heavyweight fight.

Izzo has two freshmen in Malik Hall and Julius Marble that will battle for playing time. The above video is of Hall. Izzo said of his young stars, "Malik Hall and Julius Marble are a little bit clones. One's a little better shooter, that would be Malik. One's a little tougher, that would be Julius. But he's caught our eye in the preseason, Julius. After sitting out a while, we look at him as an Andre Hudson type guy, also that can shoot it a little bit but can play in the post, not afraid to be physical. And Malik, he's a very good rebounder, but he can shoot it better and is a three-point shooter."

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