NMU, MSU to meet in exhibition

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University men’s basketball will tip off the 2018-19 season by visiting Michigan State University in an exhibition game Oct. 30.

“We are extremely excited and thankful to be to playing Michigan State this season,” NMU head coach Bill Sall said. “Coach Izzo has been very supportive of the NMU basketball program and I can’t thank him enough for giving our team this awesome opportunity. It is my hope that we will be able to attract a large group of alumni and NMU fans.”

MSU Coach Tom Izzo starred at Iron Mountain High School and Northern Michigan University. Iron Mountain’s Carson Wonders is a member of the NMU team.