March 14, 2009
VIDEO: Tourney seed does not matter to Izzo
INDIANAPOLIS - Following Michigan State's loss to Ohio State, Tom Izzo was asked a number of questions about how his team's 82-70 setback would impact the Spartans' seeding in the NCAA tournament.
Those questions touched a sore spot with Tom Izzo, who is fed up with the perception of Big Ten conference nationally. And the Spartan head coach is even more disappointed with a recent ESPN graphic that read, 'Tom Izzo says that Michigan State should be a No. 1 seed.'
"I am already making the story bigger," said Izzo. "They already made it big enough and it was untrue. I don't want to make it bigger. Did it disappoint me? Damn right it did."
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