WATCH: Fan Essentials: Best Tournament Coach EverFan Essentials looks at the legendary coaches who have made NCAA Tournament history, though not this year.
Michigan State Completes Epic Comeback Against Miami, Moves On To Face No. 1 Seed KansasIzzo and the Spartans came into the tournament as a No. 9 seed with little to no fanfare, but are proving yet again that they can never be counted out in March.
Izzo Faces Task Of Leading 4 Freshmen In 1st NCAA TournamentTom Izzo, as usual, is taking Michigan State to the NCAA Tournament.
Tom Izzo Knows The Key To Beating MiamiTom Izzo knows Miami has some advantages over his young Michigan State squad as the two teams prepare to tip things off in the NCAA Tournament.
Nick Ward-Led Michigan State Beats No. 16 Wisconsin 84-74Nick Ward had 22 points and nine rebounds, Miles Bridges had 17 points and Matt McQuaid added a season-high 15 to help Michigan State beat No. 16 Wisconsin 84-74 on Sunday.
Bubble Watch: Izzo's Spartans Still Shoring Up NCAA ResumeMichigan State (17-11, 9-6 Big Ten) has won five of seven but likely still has work ahead to ensure a Big Ten-record 20th straight NCAA trip.
Tom Izzo Challenged To Help Michigan State Keep NCAA Streak"I realized my career is over,'" Izzo recalled Harris saying as the coach fought back more tears. "That was ... that was hard."
Dan Dakich Says He Has Always Had 'Unreal Respect' For Izzo, MSU Hoops And It's Fans; Twitter ReactsAfter the game, Izzo was told Dakich, whose son plays basketball at Michigan, posted this reply on his Twitter account after the Wolverines beat Michigan State last week: "Sparty not only whines but now just dumb!! Couldn't get into UM?? "
Tom Izzo Rips Dan Dakich For Disrespecting MSU, Wants An Apology [VIDEO]"Twitter got him in trouble and he earned it," Izzo said.
Tom Izzo: "I Feel Bad For Our Fans" After Spartans Destroyed By MichiganIronically, Izzo thought his team had been practicing brilliantly leading up to Tuesday's game.
A Teaching Moment For Izzo Is A Triumphant One For Beilein As Experience Strikes BackThis was an initiation, a painful rite of passage for an underage Spartans squad into a no-holds-barred rivalry.
Nick Ward Trips Michigan Player in Grayson Allen-Fashion, Izzo Sounds Off [VIDEO]The offense landed Ward in Tom Izzo's doghouse for the final 3:49 of the first half, during which time the Wolverines extended their lead from 16 points to 26.