Bracket projection: Michigan State
Draymond Green and Keith Appling lead the Spartans into March Madness
Not sure I get all the knocks on Michigan State as a weak No. 1 seed. I think the Spartans are overwhelmingly deserving and they proved it again in the Big Ten tourney. I also don't think the top of the West bracket is as strong as others seem to, so look for Sparty to have a relatively uncomplicated path to an Elite Eight encounter with Missouri.
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