Tom Izzo

LINCOLN, NE - JANUARY 24: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks to his team during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Pinnacle Bank Arena January 24, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Izzo Feeling Better About Michigan State’s Free Throw Shooting

“I don’t think it’s going to be the detriment that cost us for sure four to five games this year,” Izzo said of the team’s foul shooting.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans looks on from the bench against the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Izzo, Spartans Move On From Painful Loss, Focus On ‘Winning The Weekend’

At times this season, even Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo wondered whether the Spartans would be able to extend the program’s streak to 18 straight NCAA tournament selections.

CBS Detroit–03/17/2015

Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans is fouled by Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the Championship game of the 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 6 Wisconsin Rallies To Beat Michigan State 80-69 In OT

Michigan State led 57-46 after going on a 17-5 run midway through the second half, only to have Wisconsin come back.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2015

Gavin Schilling #34 of the Michigan State Spartans drives to the basket past Evan Smotrycz #1 of the Maryland Terrapins during the semifinal round of the 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 14, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Michigan State defeated Maryland 62-58. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MSU Takes On Wisconsin For Big Ten Title

Sixth-ranked Wisconsin will take on Michigan State for the Big Ten title.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2015

Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans brings the ball up the court .(Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Outlasts Purdue 72-66 Despite Dawson’s Injury

Travis Trice equaled a career high with 27 points helping the Spartans to a 72-66 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Matt Costello #10 during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Spartans, Wolverines Set For Intense Rematch

Tom Izzo enjoys the unfriendly reception he gets in opposing arenas — the chants and the signs are part of what makes college basketball fun for the Michigan State coach.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2015

Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans. File photo. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Cruises To 68-44 Win At Northwestern

Travis Trice had four of Michigan State’s season-high 13 3-pointers …

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 21:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts 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)

Izzo Looks Forward To Brief Break In Schedule After OT Win

Tom Izzo sounded glad the game was over.

97.1 The Ticket–02/03/2015

Malcolm Butler (R) of the New England Patriots intercepts a pass intended for Ricardo Lockette (L) of the Seattle Seahawks late in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX  on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Izzo Calls Seattle Pass, Subsequent Interception ‘Haunting … Gut-Wrenching’

Asked if coaches think about the worst possible outcome before calling a risky play, Izzo replied in the affirmative.

CBS Detroit–02/02/2015

Denzel Valentine #45 and Bryn Forbes #5 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate - FILE PHOTO (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michigan State Shuts Out Michigan In OT, Beats Wolverines 76-66

Denzel Valentine had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Michigan State held rival Michigan scoreless in overtime …

97.1 The Ticket–02/01/2015

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