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Tom Izzo Got Destroyed After Michigan State's Loss To Syracuse

Tom Izzo coaching during a Michigan State basketball game.

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 13: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gives instructions to his players during a game against the Michigan Wolverines at Breslin Center on January 13, 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State, the No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region, fell to No. 11 seed Syracuse on Sunday afternoon. It was arguably the worst game of the tournament.

Neither team had any sort of offense. The Spartans were dreadful from the field; the Orange relied on a lot of free throws and a couple of clutch shots late.

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo is getting criticized pretty harshly for how he played it. His rotations were suspect, to say the least.

For much of the game, Izzo had top NBA Draft prospect Jaren Jackson and formidable big man Nick Ward on the bench. Neither were playing very well, but their replacements weren't really doing anything, either.

Izzo has come under fire on social media for some of his in-game actions.

Izzo will certainly have some explaining to do after this one. It's one of his worst losses as a head coach.

Syracuse, meanwhile, moves onto the Sweet 16. A matchup with Duke awaits.

The game is set to tip off at 9:37 p.m. E.T. on Friday.

The contest will be televised on CBS.