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Column: During down year, MSU hoops still should be feared in March

After an arduous and disappointing football season in East Lansing in 2016, spirits were down in the hearts of Michigan State Spartans and their fans across the nation. A program that had grown so accustomed to winning had looked more and more like their past selves with every passing week and it resulted in an uncharacteristic missed bowl game from coach Mark Dantonio and the boys.

GVL / Luke Holmes - Chris Dorsey (14) protects the ball from the defender. GVSU Men’s Basketball lost to Ferris State University on Monday, Jan. 30, 2016.

Versatile guard Chris Dorsey finds way into starting lineup in first year with men's basketball

Grand Valley State junior Chris Dorsey is a man of many talents. He can score, pass, play different positions, defend the rim and just about anything else on the basketball court. His most important talent, though, transcends the hardwood. Leading a fast break down the floor? Forget about it. Feeding a perfect pass to a teammate? That’s definitely up there. No, Dorsey’s most impressive talent is his ability to do one thing: work hard.