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Tom Izzo

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at MSU chapter.

In honor of March Madness beginning this week, we decided to feature the one and only, Tom Izzo! 

Obviously he is much to busy at this time for an interview, we collected some interesting facts about the biggest Campus Celeb! 

Name: Tom Izzo 

Graduation: Northern Michigan, ’77

Position: MSU Men’s Basketball Coach (’95-Present)

1. In 2012, he and one other coach were the highest paid coaches in college basketball 

2. Eight-Time National Coach of the Year 

3. He is here to stay: “I’m pleased to say I am here for life at Michigan State.”

4. He is an Aquarius, who are known for being leaders, rational, and loyal! Great qualitites for a coach.

5. He is good friends with Ron Burgundy. 







 Marissa Russo is a senior at Michigan State University studying  journalism with a concentration in apparel and textile design. Her love for writing coincides with her love for design, and after graduation she hopes to work at a publication that allows her to do both. Marissa is a co-campus correspondent for Her Campus MSU. Follow her on Instagram: marissrusso and Twitter: @marissrusso