Time flies, and Tom Izzo has coached handfuls of great players during the past 10 years at Michigan State.
From the Kalin Lucas crowd, to the Goran Suton supporters, Spartans fans latch onto their favorites and talk about them for years as if they're still part of the team. Well, they kind of are—that's how Izzo does it in East Lansing.
Once a part of the family, always a part of the family.
With that being said, this slideshow will cover the best to do it in green and white since the 2003-04 season. Of course, lists such as these create discussion, so don't be afraid to voice your opinion in the comments section.
Quick note before we start: The selected players will be based on leadership, production/statistics, tenure and team success. For example, a four-year player with a Final Four has a great shot of being named the best (one will be, count on that).
And maybe, just maybe, popularity among the fanbase factors into the equation.