ScoutTV: Izzo on Freshman Phenom

"I think the fairy tale world is one where we say, ‘Let's get up for every game, let's play the same every game, every game counts one.' Those are all great scenarios, but do you think of the 15,000 people (at Breslin against Michigan), every one of them wasn't a little more on the edge of their seat?" – Tom Izzo discussing the temperament of Kalin Lucas and the vicissitudes of a season.

EAST LANSING - Tom Izzo is impressed. Freshman Kalin Lucas, a player Izzo has described as the quickest he has ever coached, gets mentioned in the same breath as Mateen Cleaves and other Spartan greats. Watch Izzo share his thought about the talented Michigan State point guard at his post-Michigan, pre-Illinois news conference.

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