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Men's Basketball espn.go.com —  There was nothing Dick Vitale could do to console the parents of Lacey Holsworth, the little girl whose relationship with Michigan State's Adreian Payne became a story that touched the country. So he decided to help others by making a promise to Heather and Matt Holsworth.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  In a different year, Justin Noye and his fellow pledges from Delta Kappa Epsilon would have been painting the Rock, the 18,000-year-old pudding stone that serves as monument, billboard and soapbox for Michigan State University’s campus. Instead, they were spread out on blankets on the lawn next to it, trying to keep other people from painting it. Not that anyone was trying.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  “This isn’t the Jack Breslin Events Center,” the voice of Heather Holsworth, Lacey’s mother, told the assembled crowd in a recorded message. “This is Princess Lacey’s palace.”
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The public is invited to the Lacey Joy Elizabeth Holsworth Life Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Breslin Center — an event to honor the life of Lacey, the 8-year-old from St. Johns who lost her battle with cancer last week.
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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 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 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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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl who befriended the Michigan State basketball program as she battled cancer, died early Wednesday. Her family announced the news on her Instagram account. "Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory. She now dances among angels.... The world is a better place because you were in it. Our hearts are broken. We love you Doll. Dance all night... Mommy and Daddy, Will, Mitchell, and Luke #LoveLikeLacey"
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  At Michigan State, the goal has always been championships. The Spartans have had their share and are shooting for their third national title as the NCAA Tournament continues this week with their third straight trip to the Sweet 16. But 10 days ago, a championship moment had already taken place. And while this one came with a trophy, it had little to do with a game.
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