It was already known that Michigan State was going to the NCAA tournament, but now the Spartans' bid is an automatic one.
There’s more than just a Big Ten Tournament championship on the line in Sunday’s title game between Michigan and Michigan State.
It’s a rivalry so nice, they just had to play it thrice.
Just wait, they said. When Michigan State gets to full strength, they’ll be the best team in the country.
Only one team could win, but Saturday’s semifinal game between Michigan and Ohio State showed both teams have bright futures as the NCAA tournament approaches.