Michigan State has added a quarterback to its 2015 recruiting class.
Brian Lewerke announced on Twitter this afternoon that he verbally committed to the Spartans.
Lewerke, of Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, other offers included Florida, Louisville, UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State and West Virginia.
The 6-foot-1 Lewerke is rated a four star recruit by Rivals and ESPN. Lewerke is rated the No. 255 prospect in the ESPN 300.
Zach Randolph had a dominant ending to the regular season to help the Memphis Grizzlies lock up the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference for the NBA playoffs.
Randolph averaged 29.5 points over Memphis’ final two regular season contests on Monday and Wednesday to aid the push. The former Spartan big man helped the Grizzlies conclude the regular season on a five-game winning streak by averaging 20.8 points and 10.2 rebounds. Continue reading
The professional basketball seasons are close to concluding and have even already ended for some former Michigan State standouts.
For the ones still playing, playoff time is near and ¬†Zach Randolph, Draymond Green, Alan Anderson and Shannon Brown are each on NBA teams in the postseason picture with less than 10 games remaining in the regular season
Here’s an update on how former Spartans are doing in the pros. Continue reading
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“I never questioned where this team could be. I questioned whether we’d run out of time, and we still may.”
– Tom Izzo on March 17, four days before MSU’s NCAA tournament opener
Time expired Sunday for Michigan State, one week earlier and a few thousand miles away from where Izzo and his players had hoped and dreamed it would. The Spartans are heading home and not to Dallas, ending the program’s vaunted Final Four streak for four-year players while beginning a string of questions that will linger into the offseason.
Draymond Green has drawn praise from teammates and coaches as he continues to provide a spark off the bench for the surging Golden State Warriors. Continue reading
Shannon Brown has found a home for the remainder of the season.
The former Michigan State star was signed to a deal by the New York Knicks on Thursday, giving him stability for the rest of the season. Continue reading
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LANSING — Muskegon is headed to the Breslin Center and Michigan State 2015 recruit Deyonta Davis is a large reason why.
Davis, who verbally committed to MSU in December, did as he’s done all season Tuesday night in leading Muskegon to a dominating 73-57 victory over Ann Arbor Skyline in a Class A quarterfinal at Lansing Eastern. Continue reading
EAST LANSING – Lexi Gussert couldn’t hold back the tears as she sat at the interview podium, and then again as she answered questions in a Breslin Center hallway.
The Michigan State signee and the state’s Miss Basketball’s dream of helping the Crystal Falls Forest Park girls basketball team return home to the Upper Peninsula with a state title had just been crushed less than 30 minutes earlier.
And Gussert placed much of the blame on herself for letting a chance at a state title slip away in a 56-53 loss to Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart in the Class D state final Saturday morning. Continue reading
EAST LANSING – Lexi Gussert spent more time on the bench than she had all season Thursday.
The Michigan State women’s basketball recruit and the state’s Miss Basketball overcame being sidelined by foul trouble to help Crystal Falls Forest Park rally past Athens in a Class D semifinal Thursday night at Breslin Center. Continue reading
Jason Richardson’s return from a knee injury recently was hit with a setback.
The former Michigan State standout and Saginaw native was hoping to return to the court this month for the Philadelphia 76ers, but that might now no longer happen because of swelling in his surgically repaired left knee. Continue reading
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