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Tom Izzo tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 3:53 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 15:54:03-05

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a announcement posted on the University’s website.

Izzo says that while he is experiencing some symptoms, they are mild.

“Technology will allow me to stay connected with my staff and our players, and I’ll have plenty of time to watch film," Izzo said in the announcement. “I’ll listen to our outstanding medical staff, and follow their directions and take all the steps necessary to return as soon as possible.”

There is no word yet on when Izzo is expected to return to coaching in person.

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