Steve Smith thinks Michigan State can reach final
— Smith, a graduate of Michigan State, thinks his alma mater is in good shape. Dan called him out for saying “us.” Smith admitted he doesn’t mind calling Michigan “them.” Smith had Michigan State against Kansas in the final. He says the Spartans can win “grimy.”
— Smith thinks losing Kendall Marshall may have coast the Tar Heels a chance of winning the NCAA Tournament.
— Smith thinks N.C. State is scary, the way they’ve been playing late in the season. He also is impressed with Florida.
— Smith thinks Tom Crean should be coach of the year. However, he picks Kentucky over the Hoosiers.