Michigan State’s Izzo inks new deal

Michigan State men's basketball head coach Tom Izzo earned a new contract extension just recently. The longtime Spartans coach has led them to a national championship victory one time in his 27 years of coaching in 2000.

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August 12, 2022 - 1:39 PM

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo reacts to a turnover in the first half of their Big Ten basketball game against Michigan at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, in February. Photo by TNS

Michigan State has signed coach Tom Izzo to a new deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year.

The school announced the deal Thursday, saying that the five-year rollover contract will need to be approved by its board next month.

“Michigan State has been a home to me and my family for 40 years and I’m ecstatic to sign this contract,” said Izzo, who was hired at the school by the late Jud Heathcote as a part-time assistant in 1983.

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