View Full Version : Fact: Izzo Turned Down Chicago Bulls Job

06-09-2010, 05:15 PM
Meanwhile, Joel Ferguson, the chairman of the Michigan State Board of Trustees, said Izzo already turned down an offer from the Chicago Bulls this offseason, The Detroit News reported.

"Chicago made an offer to him," Ferguson said, according to the report. "Tom didn't run and say '[Chicago] made an offer, [so MSU] has to up the ante.' "

Ferguson said he spoke with Izzo on Monday and said the coach talked about his players and team matters, according to the report.http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=5268981