Here are Friday's developments from the Michigan State scandal
Friday’s developments in the wake of the ongoing Larry Nassar scandal at Michigan State included the school’s athletic director stepping down, the school’s Board of Trustees offering apologies and head football coach Mark Dantonio and head basketball coach Tom Izzo addressing the media.
Spartan Athletic Director Mark Hollis held a press conference to announce his retirement early Friday.
Yahoo! Sports reporter Dan Wetzel reacted to the Hollis retirement on BTN.
Midday Friday, the Michigan State Board of Trustees held a meeting that was carried on BTN. Watch the full meeting here. Board members took turns issuing statements to the emotional room, with some holding back tears. Chairman Brian Breslin issued a statement and laid out next steps for the university.
Then, Board members Dan Kelly and Mitch Lyons issued emotional personal statements regarding the unfolding situation.
On Friday evening, the Big Ten Conference issued the following statement regarding the developments at Michigan State:
Before Michigan State’s basketball game against Wisconsin, Spartan head football coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media.
Following Michigan State basketball’s win over Wisconsin, Spartan head basketball coach Tom Izzo took questions regarding the developments at his regularly scheduled press conference:
We’ll give further updates as they become available.