Found March 28, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
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East Lansing, Mich. — The Michigan State Spartans put together one marvelous season, especially considering how revamped the team was from a year ago. Michigan State came into the season with only three guys, Draymond Green, Austin Thornton, and Keith Appling, that averaged double-digit minutes per game. The Spartans finished the season with eight players averaging double-digit minutes, including major minutes from freshman Branden Dawson and Travis Trice. Coach Izzo grabbed his 400th win this year, and added another milestone to his already stellar career. With a Big Ten regular season and tournament championship in their possession, as well as a Sweet 16 finish, the Spartans did what no one thought they could. The Spartans played and defeated 12 of the top 50 teams in the country, which played a major part in their granting of a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The biggest win of the Spartans season came against Ohio State when the Spartans defeated the then #3 Buckeyes on their ho...
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