Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo had a heartbreaking reaction to the injury to Spartans' junior forward Kyle Ahrens.
Ahrens, a 6-foot-6 forward, suffered a nasty-looking leg injury late in the first half against Michigan during the Big Ten Tournament championship game.
Michigan State's forward appeared to injure his ankle when he came down from a rebound attempt. Ahrens was down on the floor for several minutes as his teammates huddled around him.
Izzo made his way onto the floor to console his player.
As Michigan State's head coach walked back to the bench, he teared up.
Ahrens left the floor on a stretcher as he was consoled by his teammates.
Ahrens' parents were standing right off the court as he was carted off in a stretcher. He reportedly told his parents, "I'm sorry."
"When Kyle Ahrens got wheeled out and his mom and dad came down to meet him, you could read his lips. He told his mom he was sorry. That dude just wants to play basketball," Adam Ruff tweeted.
Ahrens was averaging 4.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game for the Spartans this season.
Hopefully, the injury isn't as bad as it looks and Ahrens can be back at some point during the NCAA Tournament. Michigan State is in line for a high seed and will be projected to make a deep run.
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