EAST LANSING, Mich. (FOX 2) - East Lansing is in the Izzone as the Spartans get ready to take on Texas Tech in The Final Four.
FOX 2 caught up with students who say they too will suit up when Cassius Winston and company hit the hardwood against the Red Raiders.
"This is the year," said student Israel Silguero.
The last time the Spartans did it was in 2000 and some of the kids weren't even a twinkle in their daddies' eyes.
And speaking of kids, Coach Tom Izzo had the privilege of revealing gender of one yet to be born during the spartans' practice in Minneapolis.
"It's a boy," Izzo said on the video.
Mom Morgan and dad Ross Maltby had a few names in mind, but now say Tom and Cassius are defintely in the mix.
The semifinal against Texas Tech tips off at 8:49 p.m. Saturday on CBS.