Couch: Tom Izzo has chosen a standoff with ESPN – one he might win
CLOSE Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo talks to media on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, after the Spartans beat Penn State.
EAST LANSING - This much became clear Wednesday night: Tom Izzo is not going to let ESPN dictate the terms of how and when he answers their allegations.
In an age when big media stories move fast, intensifying as they steamroll their subjects, Izzo isn't playing by the rules. He isn't defiantly defending himself, as Mark Dantonio did on Friday. Nor is he admitting anything. He's chosen Option C: A standoff by stonewalling.
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