Even in painful defeat, Tom Izzo proved again on Sunday why he is one of America’s most respected coaches. As time expired on the Michigan State-UConn Elite 8 game, Izzo called timeout so that Huskies fans could enjoy the moment.
Izzo said he called time with 6 seconds left so #uconnmen fans could enjoy moment. … Very classy, gracious in post game interview.
— Dom Amore (@AmoreCourant) March 30, 2014
UConn punched its ticket to the Final Four with a 60-54 win over the Spartans.