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Two Michigan State basketball players have tested positive for COVID-19. One of them is Tom Izzo’s son.
Freshman Mady Sissoko and sophomore Steven Izzo will not travel with the Spartans as they head to No. 8 Iowa for a 9 p.m. tipoff Thursday, coach Tom Izzo announced during his Wednesday news conference.
Sissoko, a 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward, has become an integral part of MSU’s rotation at center. He's appeared in 10 of 12 games, averaging about 0.7 points and 2.0 rebounds over 5.6 minutes of play.
Steven Izzo has played eight total minutes in five games this season.
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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Tom Izzo: 2 Michigan State basketball players positive for COVID-19