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For John Beilein, rivalry with Michigan State isn't a love-hate issue

Michigan coach John Beilein answers questions from the media after the 70-69 loss to Purdue on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Crisler Center. Video by George Sipple/DFP

John Beilein and Tom Izzo have enough mutual respect for one another as head coaches to fill an arena.

But beyond that, the similarities between the two heads of Michigan and Michigan State basketball are few and far between.

Izzo, MSU's fiery leader, has long taken the stance that he and Beilein respect each other, but the programs share a general disdain for one another.