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Gus Ganakas

Men's Basketball Analyst

 Gus Ganakas

Providing commentary for the Spartan Sports Network is the venerable Gus Ganakas. 2014-15 marks his 29th season as an analyst for MSU Basketball broadcasts. 

Ganakas retired from Michigan State in 2000 after 36 years of service to the University. He served as Head Men's Basketball Coach for the Spartan program form 1969-70 through 1975-76 after serving as an assistant under John Benington. From 1976-98, he served as assistant athletics director and from 1998-2000, Ganakas served as a special assistant to head coach Tom Izzo, directing the activities surrounding MSU Basketball’s Centennial in 1998-99. Ganakas' career has included broadcast work for the Detroit Pistons. He is a honorary lifetime member of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association.