It didn’t come easy, but Tom Izzo has officially tied Bob Knight’s B1G wins record. The 662nd career victory came in thrilling fashion, as Michigan State knocked off No. 4 Purdue with a clutch 3-pointer from Tyson Walker with 1.4 seconds remaining.

Bob Knight has owned the record for most wins by a B1G head coach for two decades, tallying 662 during his 30 years in Bloomington. Izzo tied that mark on Saturday and now is just one win away from becoming the conference’s all-time leader.

Below is the shot that got Izzo career win No. 662 with the Spartans:

Michigan State had lost 3 straight games before Saturday’s upset win, as well as 5 of their last 6. The Spartans improved to 19-9 on the year and 10-7 in conference competition with the victory.

Izzo took over at Michigan State for the 1995-96 season. He owns a career winning percentage of .716 and has won B1G titles and made Final Four appearances a regularity in East Lansing.

During Izzo’s career, Michigan State has claimed 10 B1G regular season titles and won 6 B1G Tournament crowns. The Spartans have reached the Final Four 8 times and were national champions in 2000.

Izzo is a 3-time B1G Coach of the Year and his teams have competed in the NCAA Tournament every year since 1998 (not counting the 2019-20 season because of the pandemic).

Michigan State closes out the regular season with Michigan, Ohio State and Maryland left on the schedule.