Draymond Green

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 22: Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo late in the second half against the Louisville Cardinals during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Semifinal game at US Airways Center on March 22, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Three Reasons Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ended With A Sweet 16 Loss To Louisville

The Spartans ultimately depended too much on one player, Draymond Green.

97.1 The Ticket–03/23/2012

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 18: Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans wipes sweat off the floor late in the second half against the St. Louis Billikens during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Michigan State’s Green Shows Worth By Doing It All Late

He doesn’t have the sculpted physique of Thomas Robinson or the endless length of Anthony Davis, but Draymond Green possesses everything else.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2012

Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

MSU Weaves A Thread Through NCAA Title Play

There’s a thread running through Michigan State’s program that connects the decades and NCAA titles – three players intertwined by talent, charisma and leadership skills.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2012

MSU Brandon Wood (Getty) Big10Tour 3-11-12

MSU Big Ten Champs Beating Ohio State, 68-64

Michigan State Spartans are the Big Ten tournament champs beating Ohio State 68-64 in the final game on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2012

MSU Green Draymond 3-4-12 (Getty)

Michigan State: A Chance For Redemption

Big Ten player of the year Draymond Green scored 14 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in Saturday’s 65-52 semifinal win over No. 14 Wisconsin, and he said Sunday’s game is a chance at redemption for top-seeded Michigan State.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2012

Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans attempts to control the ball in this file photo. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Green Leads Michigan St Past Iowa 92-75 In Big Ten Tournament

Draymond Green had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 8 Michigan State over Iowa 92-75 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/09/2012

Draymond Green - MSU grabs a rebound. (File photo/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Green Heads Up All-Big Ten Team

Michigan State’s Draymond Green was chosen as player of the year in the Big Ten by two panels, one comprised of media, the other made up of coaches.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2012

Draymond Green - MSU grabs a rebound. (File photo/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MSU’s Draymond Green And Coach Tom Izzo Take Top Honors

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo was selected as coach of the year for a third time as the Spartans finished 24-7 and 13-5 in the league after starting the season unranked.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2012

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan St Falls Into 3-Way Tie For Big Ten Title

Michigan State’s team posed for pictures — without a smile seen — in front of a Big Ten championship banner during a postgame ceremony to honor its seniors.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 11:  Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts in the second half against the Purdue Boilermakers during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 11, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Michigan State won 74-56.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Michigan State’s Draymond Green For Big Ten MVP Is Easy Pick

Even on a losing night for Michigan State, it’s easy to see why Draymond Green should be the Big Ten player of the year.

97.1 The Ticket–03/02/2012

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