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Tom Izzo to speak at coaches forum in downtown Detroit

By: Tom Markowski, April 7, 2016, 8:13 pm


Detroit – DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao will be one of the featured speakers at the 7th annual Horatio Williams Foundation coaches’ forum on Friday.

The forum will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel in downtown Detroit from 5-7 p.m. Other speakers at the event include Michigan State men’s assistant coach Dwayne Stephens and Dereck Whittenburg, a member of the 1983 North Carolina State NCAA Championship team.

On Saturday the boys and girls basketball second-chance basketball scrimmages will be held at Detroit Edison at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. These games are for seniors who have not received a college scholarship. Those interested in participating are asked to go to to register.

These games will be preceded by a coaches’ clinic that is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.