Watch CBS News

Watch: Tom Izzo Gives Heartfelt Speech On 'Princess Lacey'

(CBS) Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo gave a heartfelt, tearful speech the other night to well-wishers who had gathered on campus to remember the late Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old known as "Princess Lacey" who passed away early this week after a battle with cancer.

She had become good friends with Spartans big man Adreian Payne and a favorite of the entire team, even helping the team cut down the nets after it won the Big Ten Tournament title in March.

You can view Izzo's touching tribute below.


View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.