NCAA Basketball

Michigan St. gives Izzo new deal, raise

(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Michigan State has signed coach Tom Izzo to a new deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year.

The school announced the deal Thursday, saying that the five-year rollover contract will need to be approved by its board next month.

"Michigan State has been a home to me and my family for 40 years and I'm ecstatic to sign this contract," said Izzo, who was hired at the school by the late Jud Heathcote as a part-time assistant in 1983.

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