Social media reacts to death of sports baron, pizza magnate Mike Ilitch

Posted at 2:33 AM, Feb 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-11 06:23:44-05

After the announcement of Mike Ilitch's death Friday, thousands took to social media to express condolences and share their memories they had with the 'Motown Mogul'.

During the 'Duel in the D' at Joe Louis Arena Friday night, between Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans, players payed tribute with a moment silence.

Detroit Pistons tweeting out to the Ilitch family, expressing its condolences as well.