Michigan State teams regularly embody many of the characteristics that constitute championship teams. Now that Sparty has a clean bill of health, it's time to focus on their actual play and what it takes for it to make a successful postseason run.
From top to bottom, this Michigan State team has more talent than any of Tom Izzo's recent squads. Its combination of size, shooting, quickness and experience should bode well in a tournament devoid of one clear, formidable team.
But the Spartans haven't played well from game to game. The Big Ten Tournament will largely reveal where they are collectively as a unit.
In order for them to make a deep postseason run, they must follow the keys featured in this slideshow.