Michigan State Spartans Basketball Tickets
Team: Michigan State Spartans Basketball
League: NCAA Division I College Basketball, Big Ten Conference
Home Games: Breslin Center
Head Coach: Tom Izzo
NCAA Tournament Championships: Two
All-Time Greats: Julius McCoy, Johnny Green, Lyman Frimodig, Chester Aubuchon, Magic Johnson
Michigan State Spartans Basketball TicketsThe Michigan State Spartans' basketball games take place at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on the campus of Michigan State University. The Breslin Center boasts a capacity of 14,759 and features the Izzone student section. Do not be surprised if you see the team's fans doused in the school colors of green and white. The Spartans played its first game in 1899. This is a team that had a winning record of 1730–1092 at the beginning of the 2019-20 season. The Spartans team was Conference Tournament Champions in 1999, 2000 and 2012 as well as 2014, 2016 and 2019. The team also earned two NCAA Tournament Championships and an NCAA Tournament runner-up spot in 2009. The Spartans' most-heated rivalry is against Michigan, and it counts Magic Johnson as one of its most famous alums. The Spartans captured its first NCAA national championship in 1979 in what's considered a historic match against Larry Bird's Indiana State basketball team. StubHub is your source for Michigan State Spartans' basketball tickets.
Where do the Michigan State Spartans play?Michigan State Spartans basketball games take place at the Breslin Center on the Michigan State campus in East Lansing. It's a multipurpose arena that also hosts Michigan State's women's basketball team. The seating capacity is almost 15,000.
Who is the Michigan State Spartans basketball’s head coach?Head Coach Tom Izzo is credited with beginning what was known as the golden era of Spartan basketball in the 1990s. Under his leadership, the team captured another NCAA national championship in 2000. To some, Izzo is known as Mr. March thanks to his NCAA Tournament success that includes eight Final Fours, nine Big Ten championships and six Big Ten Tournament championships. He also holds a winning record of 606–232. Izzo is a former player. He played at Northern Michigan from 1973–1977.
Have the Michigan State Spartans ever won a national title?The Michigan State Spartans basketball team is a decorated organization that has earned two NCAA Tournament Championships in 1979 and 2000. It was the runner-up team in 2009. The Spartans reached the Final Four in 1957, 1999 and 2001 as well as in 2005, 2010 and 2019, among other years. The team ended the 2018-19 season with a winning record of 32-7. At home, it was 15-1. In 1957, the Spartans won a Big Ten title and made it to the NCAA Final Four for the first time. The team lost to North Carolina, but this is another famous game it played in, which was immortalized by a triple overtime.
Who are some notable players from Michigan State Spartans basketball?There's no shortage of notable players from the Michigan State Spartans' basketball organization. Famous alumni include Julius McCoy, Johnny Green and Lyman Frimodig, as well as Chester Aubuchon and Magic Johnson. Johnson went on to play for the Los Angeles Lakers and is known for his rivalry with Larry Bird from the Boston Celtics. The rivalry dates back to their college basketball days. As of 2016, the 1979 NCAA finals game that the Spartans won against Indiana State remains the highest-rated game in the history of televised college basketball.
What are the top games this year for Michigan State Spartans' basketball?The Michigan State Spartans' basketball team is a member of the Big Ten Conference, so it plays against teams such as Penn State, Northwestern and The Ohio State University as well as its biggest rival, Michigan. For the 2019-20 season, some games to consider checking out in East Lansing are when the Spartans take on Rutgers and Duke.
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