Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer
With a big lead in the process of slipping away in the second half against Minnesota, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo called guard Cassius Winston over to the sideline during a break for a quick message. "I told him it was time for him to take over." Izzo said. Winston listened. Over the next 1 1/2 minutes, Winston scored seven points and had two steals to extend Michigan State's lead from nine to 16 points. Winston just shrugged off the stretch. "That's my role for this team."