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He's a brilliant head of State

Players dance to Izzo's tune

By Bob Ryan
Globe Staff / November 30, 2006

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The scope of it all really hadn't hit him until he met John Wooden. "The year we won, I went out to the Wooden Awards with Mateen Cleaves and Mo Peterson, because we were all nominated for an award," explains Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. "[Wooden] said, 'Welcome to the fraternity of either 40 or 41,' and I'm thinking, 'What ... (Full article: 1080 words)

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