Big Ten basketball media days updates: Follow what Michigan State coaches say

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Michigan basketball's quest for a repeat and Michigan State basketball's quest to return to the top will be just some of the storylines percolating at the 2021 Big Ten basketball media days.

Wolverines coaches Juwan Howard and Kim Barnes Arico traded praise Thursday and are set to talk again in the late morning. Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant, MSU's coaches, are scheduled to talk starting with Merchant at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

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News conferences for Thursday are done, but roundtable discussions will continue. The schedule for Friday is as follows:

8:30 a.m.: Merchant

8:40 a.m.: Izzo

8:50 a.m.: Purdue women's coach Katie Gearlds

9 a.m.: Purdue men's coach Matt Painter

9:10 a.m. Penn State women's coach Carolyn Kieger

9:20 a.m. Penn State men's coach Micah Shrewsberry

9:30 a.m. Minnesota women's coach Lindsay Whalen

9:40 a.m. Minnesota men's coach Ben Johnson

9:50 a.m. Northwestern women's coach Joe McKeown

10 a.m. Northwestern men's coach Chris Collins

10:10 a.m. Indiana women's coach Teri Moren

10:20 a.m. Indiana men's coach Mike Woodson

10:30 a.m. Wisconsin women's coach Marisa Moseley

10:40 a.m. Wisconsin men's coach Greg Gard

Get updates Thursday and Friday from those at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis below:

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Big Ten basketball media days: Follow what U-M, Michigan State say