Speaking on a teleconference and asked if he’s going to change anything for this final four trip, Michigan State Spartans head basketball coach, Tom Izzo, said he’s going to try to win this time.
Tom Izzo asked on teleconference on if he's going to change anything with this Final Four trip: "I'm going to try to win this time. I haven't done enough of that."
— Kyle Austin (@kylebaustin) April 1, 2019
Coming into the game against Texas Tech, the Spartans have a 2-5 record in the final four under Izzo. Their last championship win was in the 1999-’00 season.
On the other side of things, Texas Tech’s coach, Chris Beard, had praise for Izzo and his program.
Texas Tech coach Chris Beard calls Tom Izzo "one of my idols" and uses terminology like "Michigan State toughness" and "Tom Izzo rebounding" in his program. Spoke with Izzo this morning after reaching out to congratulate Izzo on getting to the Final Four. "It was pretty cool."
— Chris Solari (@chrissolari) April 1, 2019
Texas Tech and MSU are scheduled to face off this Saturday at 8:49 pm.
The Spartans will face a tough test in a strong Texas Tech defense, but MSU has been impressive throughout the tournament. What do you think? Can the Spartans win this one and make it to the finals?