We never took any stats classes, because, uh...radio. But we can tell you who's at the top of a list - and when it comes to the best coaches in college basketball, during the NCAA tournament - the guy at the top is Tom Izzo.

And that's not just our opinion - it's proven by math.

Somebody at the fivethirtyeight.com website figured it all out. Since 1985, the Spartans have performed MUCH better than their seedings say they should have.

Here's the story, so you can show your friends from down the road at the "Harvard of the Midwest".