December 1, 2013

DotComp: An early look at some B1G intangibles

EAST LANSING - There were no Gatorade showers following Saturday's regular season finale, no trophy presentations, no tears of joy. For Michigan State, it was simply win number 11, in methodical Spartan fashion, typical of this mechanical 2013 season.

Senior Day festivities were a side note.

Michigan State's emotional and psychological gas tank remains full. And so does the Gatorade tank.

Senior Darqueze Dennard said after the Michigan victory that they were saving a Gatorade dump - or something like it - for the proper moment in the season. That moment hasn't happened yet. An expected victory over Minnesota on Saturday surely wasn't the moment. The latest conquest came and went without drama. So mechanical. So reliable.

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