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Tom Izzo

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 9:  Head Coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans and Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans argue during a timeout in the second half against the Ohio State Buckeyes on March 9, 2014 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  Ohio State defeated Michigan State 69-67. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Tom Izzo Gets Monitored For Stress During Game; Results? Not Good

“I don’t think anybody understands all the things that you go through,” Izzo said on the show.

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2014

Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans pulls down a rebound against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2014 Big Ten Men's Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan St. Routs Michigan 69-55 For Big Ten Tournament Title

Adreian Payne scored 18 points and Gary Harris and Branden Dawson added 15 each to lead No. 22 Michigan State to its second Big Ten tournament title in three years with a 69-55 upset of No. 8 Michigan on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/16/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 9:  Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes steals the ball away from Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans in the first half on March 9, 2014 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. With the steal Craft became the all-time leader in steals in the Big Ten Conference. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Izzo Says MSU Needs Go-To Guy, Still Believes Appling Is That Guy

Injury and adjustment issues aside, with the Big Ten and NCAA tournaments imminent, the Spartans need Keith Appling more than ever.

CBS Detroit–03/12/2014

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 Effect Of Hand-Check Rules: ‘They Have To Change It To Six Fouls’

Izzo said the change in how hand-checking is officiated has been hard on players and coaches, and the matter has not set well with him.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2014

Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Buckeyes Score Last 4 In 69-67 Win Over No. 22 MSU

LaQuinton Ross scored 22 points and Aaron Craft added 12, including a late free throw, to lead Ohio State past No. 22 Michigan State 69-67 on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/09/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 06: Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo while holding 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)

3 Reasons To Believe Tom Izzo And MSU Spartans Will Make Have A Strong March

Tom Izzo is an incredible coach. Sell him short, especially in March, at your own risk.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 13: Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo talk late in the second half of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Breslin Center on February 13, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wildcats 85-70. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Question About Players Unionizing Sparks Insight From Izzo

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo looked reluctant as he considered the question.

CBS Detroit–02/27/2014

Gary Harris #14 of the Michigan State Spartans (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris

The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.

02/25/2014

MSU's Tom Izzo and UM's John Beilein (Getty Images)

Who Is The Best Coach In College Or Pro Sports?

Who do you think is the best college or professional coach in our area right now?

97.1 The Ticket–02/25/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - FEBRUARY 23: Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines hugs former teammate Tim Hardaway Jr. of the New York Knicks after Michigan defeated the Michigan State Spartans 79-70 at Crisler Center on February 23, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

John Beilein On Sweeping Michigan State: ‘It Says We’re Back – Michigan’s Back’

Relevant on a national scale, the Wolverines look even stronger in their own state.

CBS Detroit–02/24/2014

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