On Michigan State’s first possession of the second half, here’s the same exact play the Spartans started the first half with. Harris has the ball on the left wing as Forbes sets a back screen for Valentine on the right block. This time, Ferrell is cognizant of the action and is on Valentine as he moves to the left block:
Ferrell fronts Valentine to deny him the ball:
So Valentine moves out further from the basket to get open and Harris passes him the ball:
From there, Valentine simply backs Ferrell down as he gets to the paint:
He turns over his right shoulder and uses his length on Ferrell for the bucket:
Better defense this time, but same result. A Valentine bucket.