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SPOKANE, WA - MARCH 20: Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo talks to Adreian Payne #5 during their game against the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 20, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Izzo To The Pistons Is Bad For All Involved [BLOG]

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo is clear on two things.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

Fans of the Michigan State Spartans get ready to cheer on their team during the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Breslin Center on January 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan State Warns Students: Don’t Get Burned, Spartans Celebrate With Class

“These types of events are an embarrassment to our community and our university. Don’t allow your degree to be devalued,” the school warned.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

: Glenn Robinson III #1 and Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines pull down a rebound against the Wofford Terriers in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 20, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Plenty Of March Madness Left In Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans congratulates Keith Appling #11 as he leaves the floor. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) FILE

Michigan State’s Izzo Wants To Prove People Right

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo hopes he has not changed much since succeeding Jud Heathcote nearly 20 years ago.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - DECEMBER 04:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans yells from the bench in the fist half while playing the North Carolina Tar Heels at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on December 4, 2013 in East Lansing, Michigan. North Carolina won the game 79-65. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Tom Gores Expected To Pursue Tom Izzo As Next Pistons Coach

Izzo, who has led the Spartans for nearly 20 years and is an eight-time National Coach of the Year, has flirted with the NBA before.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 9:  Head Coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans walks off the court after the Ohio State Buckeyes defeated Michigan State 69-67 on March 9, 2014 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Izzo On Virginia: ‘It’s Like Going To The Dentist’

At long last, though, after a long regular season full of injuries and illness, the Spartans may be ready.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

Adreian Payne #5 and Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans . (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Dawson, Michigan State Stave Off Wild Harvard Rally

The 12th-seeded Crimson (27-5) trailed by 16 early in the second half but took a 62-60 lead when Laurent Rivard hit a 3-pointer with 7:12 remaining.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bilas On Board With Sweetest Story Of NCAA Tourney

The sweetest tale emerging from this year’s NCAA tournament already included big-hearted Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and an 8-year-old fan battling cancer known as “Princess Lacey” to her Twitter followers – and now ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is aboard.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bilas On Board With Sweetest Story Of NCAA Tourney

The sweetest tale emerging from this year’s NCAA tournament already included big-hearted Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and an 8-year-old fan battling cancer known as “Princess Lacey” to her Twitter followers — and now ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is aboard.

97.1 The Ticket–03/21/2014

CORONADO, CA - NOVEMBER 11: U.S. President Barack Obama watches Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans guard Stilman White #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic on board the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in Coronado, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

President Obama Picks Michigan State To Win NCAA Championship

Today POTUS did his annual NCAA bracket, and if I didn’t already know it, here’s confirmation that he is a smart, smart man.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2014

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Spartans Defeat Wolverines To Capture Big Ten Title

The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,

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