Report: Pistons To Pursue Tom Izzo As Next Head Coach

Posted at 4:53 PM, Mar 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-25 16:53:44-04

EAST LANSING, Mich (March 25, 2014) –According to published reports, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores is interested in pursuing Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo as the next head coach of the Pistons.

Izzo, was courted by the Cleveland Cavaliers to become their head coach in 2010, but decided to stay at Michigan State.

Izzo, currently in his 19th season leading the Spartans, has compiled a career record of 467-186 while going to 6 Final Fours and winning the National Championship in 2000 during his time in East Lansing.

The Spartans are preparing to play top-seeded Virginia in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City.