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Tom Izzo and the Spartans Look to End Northern Iowa’s Cinderella Run in the NCAA Tournament

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

After Korie Lucious’ last second three pointer ripped through the net against Maryland, Michigan State celebrated because they were onto the Sweet Sixteen.  However, the celebration didn’t last too long as the win came with an enormous price.  The Spartans best player, Kalin Lucas, ruptured his Achilles tendon in the ...

Tom Izzo Is Keeping the Streak Alive

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Michigan State is making its thirteenth-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament as it opens as the fifth seed in the Midwest Region against the number twelve seed New Mexico State.  The Spartans current NCAA streak is the third-longest in the nation behind Kansas and Duke.  They shared the Big Ten regular season championship with Ohio State ...

Tom Izzo is Not in Favor of the One and Done Rule

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

I don’t know if there is anything that college basketball can do about the one and done rule, but something needs to happen. Whether it’s up to the NBA or college basketball, the rule needs to go away. It’s an absolute joke right now for college basketball and I think ...

Tom Izzo Thinks His Team Will Be Playing the Best Team in the Country Tonight

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Michigan State came into this season with high expectations coming off a National Championship appearance against North Carolina last season and so far they really haven’t lived up to those expectations.  Every year before conference play opens up, the Spartans tend to play some pretty big out of conference games.  ...

Tom Izzo on Carolina: ‘They’re Better Than Us’

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Tom Izzo hasn't had a great week. It's hard to, when your team gets blown out in the National Championship game, even if it means you were the second best team in the 2009 college basketball season. After all, it was the 30-year anniversary of Magic Johnson's Michigan State title and ...

Roy Williams Is Gonna ‘Enjoy The Crap Out Of This One’

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

After North Carolina got away with playing a poor game against Villanova, many people got the feeling they would come out and run the running Spartans in to the ground.  They did that and a whole lot more; I'm not sure why they even played this one.  All I know ...

Jim Calhoun on March Madness, Y! Reports, UConn’s Profits and Nova-UNC

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Jim Calhoun got on the horn with WFAN's Mike  Francesa recently to talk about, well, all the stuff that Jim Calhoun has to talk about (and right now, there's puh-lenty). Specifically, Calhoun delves into the necessity of getting a quick lead in NCAA Tournament games and how UConn has been great ...

Tom Izzo Talks Prepping for Louisville and Dogs the Refs for Screwing Illinois in 2005

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Tom Izzo popped into the Waddle and Silvy show on Monday, presumably to chat about Michigan State and their chances of winning the title in Detroit this year (I mean ... duh, right? Yeah, duh.) Instead, Waddle and Silvy decided to ask him about prepping for Louisville and "home court ...

Tuesday Sweet 16 Coaches Recap

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Sports Radio Interviews has searched high and wide the last few days to give you analysis from the coaches still left in the Sweet 16.We've done seven so far in individual postings and here are the first seven in one large posting. This year's Sweet Sixteen is full of huge college ...

Tom Izzo And The Spartans Survive Dangerous Southern Cal Team

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Want to know just how consistently good Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans squads have been during his 14 year run in Lansing? How about this impressive streak. In the last 12 years, every Spartan who has stayed for four years has made it to the ultimate destination for any young ...