Quotes: Tom Izzo speaks to media, previews Michigan State basketball vs. Penn State

For at least a few days, the Michigan State basketball program can take a deep breath. The Spartans earned a huge boost towards their NCAA Tournament dreams on Sunday after beating No. 10 Illinois, but will now gear up to face Penn State on the road, a challenge for a team that has struggled on the road this year.

On Monday morning, Tom Izzo met with the media for his weekly press conference, and he took some time to acknowledge an MSU tragedy, along with giving his thoughts on where his team is right now.

You can see the best quotes from that session below.

Izzo on the anniversary of hte campus shooting

Izzo on shifting from Illinois to Penn State

Izzo on where the team is

Izzo on U of M handling of game following last year's shooting

Izzo on changing terminology

Izzo final thoughts on his team

Story originally appeared on Spartans Wire