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Current Sports | March 19, 2018

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NCAA Tournament; Michigan State Spartans; Syracuse Orange; Tom Izzo; Jaren Jackson, Jr.; Nick Ward; Ben Carter; Miles Bridges; Xavier Tillman

The Michigan State Spartans are out of the NCAA Tournament after a shocking Round of 32 upset at the hands of Syracuse. On this epidsode of "Current Sports with Al Martin," Al and engineer Ian Hawley field comments from listeners about the questionable lineups employed by MSU coach Tom Izzo, as well as the decision to sit Nick Ward and Jaren Jackson, Jr., in the final stretch of the game. Al gives his opinion on Izzo's status as head coach, and discusses how much blame should be placed on the players for the loss. It's Monday, but we're wasting no time and diving right into the week with some passionate basketball talk.

Episode 1137

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