Sometimes, tempers flare during the heat of battle, even between teammates.

During a second half timeout in Saturday's NCAA tournament game, Spartan teammates Derrick Nix and Keith Appling had words, before Nix swatted at Appling with his towel.

Harris had to be restrained from retaliating, while Michigan State coach Tom Izzo glared at the two, putting a quick end to the incident.

Michigan St. went on to win handily, 70-48, advancing to the Sweet 16.