Originally Published: March 15, 2009

Tourney Tips: Michigan State

The Spartans won the 2009 Big Ten title due to the team's incredible depth.

Doherty By Bill Doherty
Special to Insider
Note: ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering historical analysis of the bracket and in-depth breakdowns on all 65 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

The Spartans were in my Final Four to start the season and could still get there. Louisville, though, has too much speed for Sparty in the Midwest Region final.

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Michigan State's complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the tournament selection committee in seeding the bracket.