WATCH: Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo gives advice for MSU fans traveling to NYC to watch Sweet Sixteen

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Michigan State basketball is in New York City this week for the Sweet 16, and that means a lot of MSU fans will be in town to watch their squad.

Before the game, Tom Izzo cracked a joke and had some advice for the Spartan fans coming to town:

“If a guy opens his jacket and there’s a bunch of gold in there, don’t buy it! It’s probably phony. It took me a long time, but I learned that.”

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