ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 01:  Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio greets Andrew Gleichert #84 of the Michigan State Spartans and Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartansas they come off the field after a touchdown against the Baylor Bears during the first half of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium on January 1, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

MSU Equipment Coordinator Retiring After Over 3 Decades

Bob Knickerbocker is retiring after more than three decades as Michigan State’s head athletic equipment coordinator.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2015

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. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

‘Princess Lacey’ Tribute Begins Again For Campus Rock

MSU students are paying tribute again to an 8-year-old girl who died after a battle with cancer …

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo while holding Lacey Holsworth, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

‘Princess Lacey’ Tribute Planned Again For Campus Rock

Michigan State University students plan again to pay tribute to an 8-year-old girl who died after a battle with cancer by painting a rock that serves as a campus message board.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2015

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)

‘Princess Lacey’ Tribute Planned Again For Campus Rock

Michigan State University students plan again to pay tribute to an 8-year-old girl who died after a battle with cancer by painting a rock that serves as a campus message board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Bryn Forbes #5, Denzel Valentine #45, Branden Dawson #22 and Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans look on in the second half against the Duke Blue Devils 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)

MSU Fans Keep Things Quiet After Final 4 Loss To Duke

Michigan State fans have marked the Spartans’ exit from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament with a whimper, not a bang.

97.1 The Ticket–04/06/2015

Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates after making a three-pointer in the second half while taking on the Arizona Wildcats during the West Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Honda Center on March 29, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dan Leach: 2015 National Championship Game Preview Extravaganza

Now have the two teams that have clearly played the best overall basketball throughout the tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–04/05/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: The Michigan State Spartans looks on in the second half against the Duke Blue Devils 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)

Spartans Fall Short In Final Four, Lose 81-61 To Duke

The Spartans missed 10 of their last 11 shots in the first half, a stretch they couldn’t afford against the favored Blue Devils.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2015

A general view as the Michigan State Spartans take the court during practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Breslin Center To Show Final 4 Semifinal Game Telecast

Michigan State University is inviting students and other fans of the school’s basketball team to view the Spartans NCAA Final Four semifinal against Duke at the Breslin Center.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans looks on during practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Football Never Far From Izzo’s Mind At MSU

The prosperity of the two programs is a source of pride for Izzo, whose love of football has helped shape his approach to basketball — and the way he tries to promote Michigan State.

CBS Detroit–04/03/2015

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Thumbs Down: Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Doesn’t Like Twitter

It wasn’t the first time Izzo had made his distaste for Twitter clear. He says he doesn’t worry much about what his players tweet. He’s more concerned about what they might read.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2015