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Long before Tom Izzo's outburst, Michigan State's Aaron Henry had experience with tough coaching

Long before Tom Izzo's outburst, Michigan State's Aaron Henry had experience with tough coaching

Watching Michigan State’s first-round NCAA tournament game against Bradley on television in his Indianapolis home, Mark James had an interesting perspective when Spartans coach Tom Izzo erupted at freshman Aaron Henry during a timeout early in the second half.

It was not so much “been there, done that” for the longtime high school basketball coach who had coached Henry for his entire career at Ben Davis High. And it was not what Izzo was doing — yelling and jabbing a finger in Henry’s face before star senior guard Cassius Winston intervened.

It was what...

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