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Maegan minus "Izzo" sign in East Lansing
February 10, 2012 - Burt Angeli
Kingsford grad Maegan Mathew, minus her famous sign, attended Sunday’s MSU-Michigan basketball game in East Lansing.
Mathew was among approximately 50 active members of the “Maize Rage” to land a free ticket and transportation to the game. She left her sign — “Sorry Izzo, Iron Mountain Bleeds Blue” — at home at the suggestion of an Iron Mountain grad who works Breslin Center security.
“He warned me that posters are not allowed in the Breslin Center,” said Mathew, a University of Michigan freshman.
Her sign made ESPN’s highlights after the Wolverines defeated the Spartans in Ann Arbor. Tommy Izzo’s “Green” Spartans turned the tables on Sunday.
“It was a tough loss, and ‘Little Brother’ did not let us leave East Lansing without harassment,” Mathew said. “It was, though, a great experience.” ...
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