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Izzo wants more memories on the wall

Updated: November 5, 2009, 5:17 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Nestled in a corner of Tom Izzo's Michigan State memorabilia-filled basement is an iconic Spartans photo of Izzo and Mateen Cleaves, arms around each other, tears welling up in Cleaves' eyes as the Spartans celebrate winning the 2000 national title in Indianapolis.

The photo captured the unbridled joy in the Flint, Mich., native's heart as he helped lead Michigan State to its second national title and the first since another beloved Michigander point guard, Earvin ...

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