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Lansing State Journal
"It's exciting to have the opportunity to play at the Palace," Bader said. "I can't really go into this game thinking, 'Oh my God, I've watched this team all my life.' "
"(Tom) Izzo has a history of getting results when he pushes buttons like he's pushing right now. His team better have done some serious soul-searching, that's for sure, because Oakland has Cinderella-like potential."
"With its defensive tenacity and hard work on the glass, Oakland resembles a typical Michigan State team. Oakland ranks among the top-30 teams nationally in rebounding margin (plus 8.2)."