NCAA First Four Preview Basketball

Associated Press

NO FANS —In this March 4 photo, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo directs his team  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan State and coach Tom Izzo are in an unfamiliar position. This time, Michigan State needed a late surge just to get into the Big Dance, and they’ll have to win an extra game, too. The Spartans (15-12) will face UCLA (17-9) on Thursday in a First Four matchup of No. 11 seeds in the East Region..

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