Green's Michigan State effect, including important performances and achievements.

In his freshman year (2008-2009), Green played a supporting role on a team that reached the NCAA Championship game. Though primarily a reserve, his versatility and defensive prowess were evident early on, setting the foundation for his collegiate career. 

Green's sophomore season (2009-2010) marked his breakout. He averaged 9.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game, earning the Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year award. His contributions helped Michigan State reach the Final Four for the second consecutive year. 

In his junior year (2010-2011), Green became a key leader for the Spartans. He recorded his first career triple-double against UCLA, highlighting his all-around game. He averaged 12.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game, solidifying his role as a team leader. 

 Green's senior year (2011-2012) was his most impressive. He averaged 16.2 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game. His performances earned him the Big Ten Player of the Year award and consensus first-team All-American honors, recognizing him as one of the best players in the country.  

Green became known for his ability to contribute across all statistical categories. He recorded three career triple-doubles at Michigan State, tying the school's record. His ability to impact the game in multiple ways set him apart from his peers. 

Throughout his college career, Green consistently performed well in the NCAA Tournament. He helped lead Michigan State to two Final Fours and made significant contributions in multiple deep tournament runs, showcasing his clutch performances on the national stage. 

Green finished his Michigan State career with 1,517 points, 1,096 rebounds, and 425 assists. He is one of only four players in Michigan State history to accumulate over 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds, cementing his legacy as one of the program's all-time greats. 

Beyond statistics, Green's leadership, work ethic, and basketball IQ left a lasting impact on the Michigan State program. He set a standard for future players with his intensity and commitment to winning. His success at Michigan State paved the way for his NBA career, where he continued to build on the foundation he established in college. 

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