Saturday October 25th, 2014

At some point, NCAA Midnight Madness events transformed from glorified pep rallies into full-fledged circuses, where coaches arrive in humvees and pop singers are invited to warm up with the team. At the front of this burgeoning movement is Michigan St.'s Tom Izzo, who's been known to wear a ridiculous get-up or 10 to help bring in the season. He's been a fighter pilot, a gladiator, a hippie, and, as of Friday night, a member of KISS. 

Pretty sure there are no accordion players in that band, but hey, you do you, Tom.

[The Big Lead]

-- Alex Suskind

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