Michigan State Spartans

Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a play in the second half as Gavin Schilling #34 of the Michigan State Spartans looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Duke Crushes Michigan State, 81-61

Blue Devils advance to NCAA title game on Monday night

04/04/2015

Lourawls Nairn Jr. #11 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates during the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Breslin Center on January 21, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Gets Revenge on Illinois

Spartans drop Illini 60-53 in Champaign

02/23/2015

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Illinois Stuns Michigan State, 59-54

Coach Tom Izzo’s Spartans now have 8 losses, same as the Illini

02/07/2015

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Michigan State Spartans during the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Stuns Michigan State in East Regional

Huskies knock out tournament’s “trendy pick” to win it all, 60-54.

03/30/2014

University of Illinois head basketball coach John Groce reacts to a call late in the second half during the game against the Michigan State Sartans at Breslin Center on March 1, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Illinois defeated Michigan State 53-46. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Illinois Upsets #18 Michigan State

John Groce’s team defense stifles Spartans down stretch to gain 53-46 win.

03/02/2014

Gary Harris #14 and Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game at State Farm Center on January 18, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Michigan State won the game 78-62. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

#4 Michigan State Takes Care of Business at Illinois

Off to best start in school history, Spartans win 78-62.

01/18/2014

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Billikens No Pushover For Michigan State

St. Louis University falls 65-61 in NCAA Tournament play.

03/18/2012

Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes makes a free throw against the Kentucky Wildcats during the east regional semifinal of the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Prudential Center on March 25, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Vegas Likes Kentucky, Ohio St to Win NCAA Tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos like top seed Kentucky better than all the other teams in the NCAA tournament, but think Ohio State is better than any of the other No. 1s. Oddsmaker […]

03/12/2012

Steve Moore (L) #32,  Michael Dixon (R) #11 and Laurence Bowers (C) #21 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Baylor Bears 90 to 75 to win the championship game of the 2012 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Column: Good Storylines and Some Good NCAA Picks

There’s only one No. 1 team in the country, as the selection committee made clear in picking Kentucky as the overall top seed in the NCAA tournament just a few hours after the Wildcats were […]

03/11/2012

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