EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 35-11.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

ESPN Writer Lists Dantonio Among Top 10 Overpaid College Football Coaches

Michigan State has won at least 11 games in four of the last five seasons and has ended each of the last four seasons with bowl game wins.

CBS Detroit–03/26/2015

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 22: Buddy Hield #24 of the Oklahoma Sooners drives against Kyle Davis #3 of the Dayton Flyers in the first half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Oklahoma’s Hield Making Clutch Plays

Buddy Hield’s game-changing play against Dayton offered a snapshot of what he has become in clutch situations.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 22:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts on the sidelines against the Virginia Cavaliers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 22, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Bob Leverone/Getty Images)

Spartans Show Their Grit By Advancing To Sweet 16

When Tom Izzo walked into the media room at the Breslin Center, the place was already full of reporters who had been listening to football coach Mark Dantonio’s briefing about the start of spring practice.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 22:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts against the Virginia Cavaliers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 22, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Michigan Fans Should be Jealous of Tom Izzo [BLOG]

So when Michigan got decent and then fantastic for a bit it was officially on.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

BLOOMINGTON, IN - OCTOBER 18: Macgarrett Kings Jr. #85 of the Michigan State Spartans catches a pass as Tim Bennett #24 and Forisse Hardin #4 of the Indiana Hoosiers defend at Memorial Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Kings, Williams Not Listed On Michigan State’s Spring Roster

Macgarrett Kings and Delton Williams are not on Michigan State’s football roster at the start of spring practice.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 22: Bryn Forbes #5 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts against the Virginia Cavaliers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 22, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

MSU Athletics Makes History

Michigan State athletics have simply been dominating the state over the past half decade.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2015

Gavin Schilling #34 of the Michigan State Spartans tries to stop Anthony Gill #13 of the Virginia Cavaliers during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 22, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Trice Leads Michigan State Over Virginia Again 60-54

Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20:  Teammates Denzel Valentine #45 and Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans react against the Georgia Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Michigan State Holds Off Georgia, 70-63, In NCAA East Region

Michigan State did enough to hang on, showing at least glimpses of the experience from playing in 18 straight NCAA Tournaments.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 11: Bryn Forbes #5 and Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate during the game against the Northwestern Wildcats at the Breslin Center on January 11, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Izzo Says Spartans Need Dawson, Trice, Valentine At Another Level In Tournament

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo needs the team’s trio of leaders – his “three amigos,” as he calls them – to step up their games.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 5:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gives instructions to his team during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at the Breslin Center on January 5, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Will Tournament Experience Be The Payoff For Spartans?

“It’s not just about March to me, it’s about the process to get to March,” Izzo said.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2015