Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris will forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  With at least one forward out the door next year, Michigan State is reloading with some size. Kenny Goins, a 6-foot-8 forward from Warren Mott High School, has pledged a commitment to Michigan State as a preferred walk-on for next season, according to TJ Kelley of Inside Prep Sports. The report cites Goins's high school coach, Jeff Olind.
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Men's Basketball bleacherreport.com —  Despite the absence of a 5-star, Izzo's next class remains well-rounded and projects to contribute for the next four years. Nairn is a next-gen Izzo point guard. Clark could fill out and become a valuable frontcourt presence. There are hints of Durrell Summers in Bess' game.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The former Detroit Pershing, Michigan State and NBA star shares his thought process for leaving college early for the NBA draft. By the way, he stayed in East Lansing all four years.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Lacey Joy Elizabeth Holsworth’s Life Celebration will be held Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Breslin Center on the Michigan State campus. Parking will be free and doors open at 6 p.m. The family asks that attendees wear bright colors and smiles to celebrate Lacey’s life.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that people make a donation to charity of their choice in Lacey’s honor. Suggestions from the family include the Sparrow Foundation Pediatric Rehabilitation Fund, or the purchasing of a brick with Lacey’s name for the City of St. Johns Spray Park. People wishing to make contributions directly to the family can send them to PO Box 101 St. Johns, Mich. 48879.

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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  The Los Angeles Athletic Club will present its first-ever Outreach Award to Michigan State senior basketball player Adreian Payne as part of the 38th Annual Wooden Award Gala presented by Wendy’s. The event also honors the Men's and Women's Wooden Award winners, and includes the presentation of the Wooden Award All American Teams and the Legends of Coaching Award, this year given to Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Harris is expected to eventually declare and is expected by analysts to go high in the first round. Dawson is the question mark — underclassmen have until April 27 to declare — and is projected by no one to go in the first round and by some to go in the second. The distinction is important because only first-round picks get guaranteed contracts. That’s why Izzo, who is helping both assess their standing within NBA circles, said last week he is leaning toward advising Harris to go and Dawson to stay.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Gary Harris moved up one spot on ESPN analyst Chad Ford’s newest big board, released this week, to the No. 10 overall slot. Ford writes that Harris is “widely regarded as the second-best two-guard” in the draft, behind only Wiggins of Kansas.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  After MSU students painted the rock Wednesday evening, several hundred of them joined Izzo and his family, Payne and other members of the team in signing it. Izzo addressed the crowd, saying: “This, my friends, is awesome. … I’m so proud of every single person standing here.”


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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State released a statement Wednesday afternoon from Payne, his first comments since Holsworth's death was announced by her family early Wednesday: "Words can't express how much I already miss Lacey. She is my sister, and will always be a part of my life. She taught me how to fight through everything with a smile on my face even when things were going wrong. I'm a better man because of her. She said she first liked me because of my smile, but it's her smile that made America fall in love with her. I know she's smiling and dancing in heaven right now. My princess is now an angel."
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State basketball lost one of its great supporters late Tuesday night (April 8), when Lacey Holsworth passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.
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Men's Basketball ridiculousupside.com —  The Energy were surprisingly, yet steadily, red hot from the start of the season, and floor general Kalin Lucas played a large part in his team's early season turnaround and subsequent success. A confident leader, the young gun orchestrated Iowa's offense beautifully. He posted averages of 15.1 points, 5.0 assists, and 1.1 steals through 29 contests before succumbing to an injury in early February.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  A memorial service will take place next week for Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne. Matt Holsworth said the service for his daughter Lacey will be April 17 at the Breslin Center, the Spartans’ home arena.
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Men's Basketball thegame730am.com —  An emotional Tom Izzo joined Fred Heumann on Mad Dog in the Morning Wednesday, after news broke that Lacey Holsworth had died. The 8-year-old St. Johns girl became part of the MSU basketball family this season as she battled cancer. Holsworth developed an especially close bond with Adreian Payne, which Izzo said was one of life’s “difference-making events.”
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