Michigan State bears no resemblance to the team that went 6-7 down the home stretch of the Big Ten season.
Prior to the Big Ten tournament, Michigan State was just another team. While they had been highly thought of before the start of the season, they had been damaged by injuries and were no longer special.
However, Tom Izzo's team got healthy before the start of the Big Ten tournament and rolled to three straight victories and the championship. The last two victories came over Wisconsin and Michigan, and neither game was close.
Michigan State rolled to an easy win over Delaware in its first NCAA tournament game, and that has earned them a spot in the round of 32 against a surprisingly tough Harvard team.
Here's a look at the challenges the Spartans will face against the Crimson.