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Spartans? We're Not Buying It (Yet)

Everyone is trying to sell Michigan State as the team of the year, and though we're not sure why just yet, we're not buying.

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Tom Izzo is not yet, either, saying that he's not sure his team has a natural leader.

However, we will say this: a team like Michigan State, disciplined, solid on defense and patient, is just about the last team that a team like Kentucky, which will rely on very young talent, would want to see in the tournament. That would be a fascinating matchup.