Found October 18, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
PLAYERS: Tom Izzo
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Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo has done a lot of wild and crazy things at MSU Midnight Madness over the years. However, this one takes the cake. In the past, he donned a space suit (the upcoming season’s Final Four was in Houston that year), got in a racecar (Final Four in Indianapolis that season) and worn the warrior suit of ancient Sparta. Tom Izzo wore that in connection to the film “300″ which was exceedingly popular at the time. Check out what he did tonight. WOW! Tom Izzo let himself get shot out of a cannon at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, MI. It’s going to be difficult for Roy Williams or Coach K. or anyone to one-up Tom Izzo this Midnight Madness. If Lefty Driessel were alive today, he’d have no idea what his inadvertent invention had become. Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans are ranked #2 in the Coaches preseason poll. They’ll take on #1 Kentucky in the Champions Classic at the United Center in Chicago on November 12th, in half of a double header. #4 Duke t...
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