On Wednesday night (Thursday morning) at midnight, college basketball coaches could start reaching out to 2025 prospect. Michigan State basketball got to work.
There are still some prospects to work on in the 2024 class, but Tom Izzo wasted no time making his presence felt with some top 2025 targets.
One of those targets happens to have ties to Michigan State and would be a huge addition.
Tom Izzo was one of the first coaches to reach out to five-star power forward Koa Peat, younger brother of former MSU football player Cassius Peat, from Arizona.
There are obviously more big players in the race for Peat as he also heard from North Carolina, Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Kentucky, Houston, UCLA, Illinois, and Baylor.
But this is still a really good sign as Izzo is showing him that he’s a priority after offering him on April 25. Landing a player like Peat would be huge for the program.
He’s the No. 3 overall recruit in the 2025 class.
Tom Izzo going all-in for Michigan State basketball title No. 2
Izzo has been sitting at one national title for 23 years now and you know that has to be eating at him on the inside. His players say that it’s not something he talks or thinks about often, but you know that’s not true, especially when you consider how hard he’s been recruiting lately.
The Hall of Fame coach landed the No. 4 recruiting class in the country in 2023, he’s compiling a top-10 class for 2024, and he’s clearly shooting for the stars in 2025.
It’s clear that Izzo wants No. 2 (at least) before he retires.
Recruiting guys like Peat would be a good way to make sure that happens.