Michigan State extends contract of head coach Tom Izzo

Updated: June 17, 2015
Share Button


Michigan State University has extended the contract of head coach Tom Izzo through the 2020-21 season, according to Kyle Fedscher of MLive.com.

The details of the extension have yet to be released; he made over $4 million last season.

Izzo has spent the past 20 years coaching Michigan State, and has led the team to 18 NCAA tournament appearances, one NCAA championship, seven Final Fours, nine Elite Eight’s and 13 Sweet Sixteens.

He led the Spartans to the Final Four this past season as a 7 seed, and is the only coach to make a trip to the Final Four in three different seasons while being under a 5 seed.

He also set the record for the most tournament wins as a lower seed, with 12.

Izzo is an elite college basketball coach whose name should be mentioned in the same breath as Kentucky‘s John Calipari and Duke‘s Mike Krzyzewski.

One Comment

  1. Avatar

    Terrika Foster

    June 17, 2015 at 11:16 pm

    I hope he continues to coach that long. Izzo is the face of Spartan basketball. I expect him to retire with the green and white.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.