EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Michigan State’s basketball coach, Tom Izzo, has found Drew Denisco’s replacement and he didn’t have to look far to find him.
One of his former players, Austin Thornton, is making his return to East Lansing and he will serve as the new video coordinator for the Spartans. A job Denisco left, back in May, to join Eastern Michigan’s staff.
Sources have confirmed that Michigan State’s basketball team is hiring former player, Austin Thornton, to be its new video coordinator.— Audrey Dahlgren (@AudreyDahlgren) June 4, 2021
Thornton replaces Drew Denisco, who left in May, to join Eastern Michigan’s staff. An official announcement will be coming soon.
Thornton went from a walk-on to a co-captain at Michigan State, playing for the Spartans from 2008-2012, where he was a part of three Big Ten regular-season championships.
This will be Thornton’s second ‘go-round’ serving on Izzo’s staff. The former Cedar Springs star was a graduate assistant at MSU from 2015-2017, before going on to play overseas in Switzerland, Australia, and Hungary.
An official announcement will be coming soon.
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