The Michigan State Spartans men’s basketball Staff Signifies Michigan State University (MSU) and compete at the Big Ten Conference of NCAA Division I College basketball.
Their home games are played at the Breslin Student Events Center. Tom Izzo has been the head coach since 1995. The Spartans have won 15 Big Ten Conference Championships and two NCAA championships. Their two National Championships arrived from the 1979 NCAA Tournament and the 2000 NCAA Tournament. The 1979 National Championship Game was the most watched college basketball game in history, together with 35.11 million tv viewers.  The 1979 National Championship team was coached by Jud Heathcote and included tournament MVP Magic Johnson, Greg Kelser and Jay Vincent. The Spartans defeated the Indiana State Sycamores. The Florida Gators men’s basketball team was defeated by the 2000 National Championship team in the closing. The team headed by players and was coached by Tom Izzo Charlie Bell, Morris Peterson, Jason Richardson and championship MVP Mateen Cleaves.
The Spartans have engaged in 33 NCAA championships and at 22 consecutive NCAA championships (1998–2019), the fourth-longest streak ever and third-longest active streak in college basketball, supporting Kansas (29) and Duke (23).  Michigan State has the sixth most all-time Final Four appearances with ten (1957, 1979, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2015, and 2019). The program can also be ninth all-time in NCAA tournament winning percentage (.677, through 2018).