Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 1/16/13
There are many Division-1 college basketball coaches use Twitter to praise their team and fans.  They use it to market their programs, to give off the “cool” vibe to recruits and to check the 411 in the NCAA hoops world. Of the prominent coaches that are active on Twitter are Indiana’s Tom Crean (@TomCrean); Kentucky’s John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari), Xavier’s Chris Mack (@CoachChrisMack); and Nebraska’s Tim Miles (@CoachMiles).  You won’t find Tom Crean’s good buddy and former boss Tom Izzo on Twitter.  He despises it. Izzo doesn’t like the potential negative impact it can have on his players.  Since Twitter took off a few years ago, Izzo has maintained that his players should ignore Twitter.  He knows that senior center Derrick Nix does what he calls a “hate check” after every game.  Nix looks for people that are bad-mouthing him.  Izzo alluded to sophomore guard Russell Byrd being negatively affected by comments he read earlier this season on Twitter.  His main qualm is the a
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