Michigan State Releases Statement Regarding Yahoo Exclusive Report
After Michigan State's Tom Izzo and the mother of Miles Bridges appeared in the ledgers of ASM Sports Agency as possibly receiving improper benefits under NCAA rules, the school and coach Izzo have made a statement.
Michigan State basketball head coach Tom Izzo:
“We are aware of the report in Yahoo! Sports. While we will cooperate with any and all investigations, we have no reason to believe that I, any member of our staff or student-athlete did anything in violation of NCAA rules.”
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Michigan State Interim Athletics Director Bill Beekman:
“MSU is committed to a culture of NCAA compliance. We have proactively contacted the NCAA and Big Ten Conference. As Coach Izzo has stated, there is no evidence that he or anyone in his program, including student-athletes, did anything impermissible.”
The Yahoo exclusive report names Izzo among many other notable figures in the college basketball world, including players, coaches and parents.