'I'd never thought I coach against Coach Izzo': Oats prepares to face idol

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Nate Oats never thought he'd ever get the chance to coach against Tom Izzo. Since he was a high school coach at Romulus, Oats aspired to be just like Izzo, dreaming of one day to be standing on the sidelines barking out defensive calls and celebrating clutch baskets like his idol has done for years. Prior to Alabama's opening game against Michigan at the Phil Knight Invitational, Oats discussed how surreal Thursday's game is going to be.

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