Tom Izzo Rumors: Magic Have ‘Expressed Interest’ in Michigan State Head Coach

Tom Izzo Rumors: Magic Have ‘Expressed Interest’ in Michigan State Head Coach

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The Orlando Magic are reportedly interested in hiring one of the most successful coaches in the college basketball ranks to fill their head coaching vacancy for the 2018-19 campaign and beyond.

According to Michael Scotto of The Athletic, the Magic “expressed interest” in hiring Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.

This isn’t the first time Orlando has looked to the college game when attempting to hire a head coach.

In 2007, they hired then-University of Florida coach Billy Donovan, only to have him change his mind and stay with the Gators. Donovan is now the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Izzo has been the head coach at Michigan State since 1995 and has established himself as one of the best of his professi

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