Kansas vs. Michigan State in the Orlando Classic final was special because there was so much passion and intensity, Dick Vitale writes.
Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
As long as Michigan State has Tom Izzo, the Spartans can't be counted out in the Big Ten.
College basketball has many stars in the coaching profession, but there is a great future for a number of younger coaches deserving of recognition.
The State of Michigan could send two teams to the Final Four on Sunday if the Wolverines and Spartans can earn one more win each.
Dick Vitale reveals his daily NCAA tournament awards.
While Kentucky will enter the season as preseason No. 1 and defending champ Louisville will be formidable, Michigan State may have its best team since Tom Izzo arrived in East Lansing and could be a title contender.
Each week Dick Vitale writes about the sport he loves, college basketball.
Tom Izzo's Michigan State squad has flown under the radar this season, but the Spartans will play host to Indiana with first place in the Big Ten on the line.
Two future Hall of Fame coaches, Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino, will meet in a marquee matchup in the Sweet 16.