Michigan State coach Tom Izzo speaks to the media on Wednesday, Nov. eight, 2017, in East Lansing. Video by Chris Solari/DFP

In response to the protesting and social injustice debate, Izzo, Spartans wished to “create a movement” with a press release

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo on the bench throughout motion in opposition to Ferris State on MSU’s 80-72 exhibition win over Ferris State on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at Breslin Center.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier DFP)

EAST LANSING – Tom Izzo stated he known as conferences with Michigan State’s gamers and coaches to debate social injustice. That grew into three discussions.

Out of it, the Spartans determined to make their badertion with a T-shirt.

On the entrance, the Hall of Fame coach stated, will learn: “We Talk, We Listen.”

On the again, Izzo stated can be a quote from star sophomore Miles Bridges: “It’s Not About Me, It’s About Us.”

“Our hope is that our T-shirt will inspire others to have conversations,” Izzo stated.

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Izzo stated the Spartans will stand throughout the nationwide anthem with their palms over their hearts. His gamers and coaches, he stated, consider they’ll “start conversations locally” about social points “and we also understood that doing nothing doesn’t help.”

“We’re not attempting to seize the second,” Izzo stated, “we’re trying to create a movement.”

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