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ADREIAN PAYNE RUMORS

Michigan State Basketball: Lacey’s parents visit The Rock, thank MSU students

As the Michigan State University students rolled on the last coat of paint Tuesday night — nearly 105 minutes after they began — a message from Matt and Heather Holsworth was read aloud to those gathered at The Rock: “To our amazing MSU Students and those gathered at the Rock, We are so sorry that we cannot be with you tonight. These last few days have been difficult for us...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Lacey Holsworth's family attends Adreian Payne's graduation

There’s not much more that can be said about the relationship shared by Adreian Payne and Lacey Holsworth, the eight-year-old girl who captured America’s heart before losing her battle with cancer. Today, Payne graduated from Michigan State University. There to support him was Lacey’s family.  Graduation Day for @adreian_payne w/family of @adorablelacey. @DickieV @msu_basketball...
Via College Spun
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Adreian Payne performs silent dunk for Lacey Holsworth

In celebration of Lacey Holsworth's life on Thursday night at the Breslin Center, Adreian Payne performed a silent dunk.
Via Gamedayr
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Girl befriended by Michigan St. Spartans succumbs to cancer

Lacey Holsworth, the inspirational and brave Michigan State Spartans superfan whose lengthy battle with neuroblastoma became a national news story after she was befriended by members of the Spartans basketball team, specifically Adreian Payne, reportedly passed away Tuesday night, according to a report from the Detroit Free-Press. She was eight years old. A post to […] The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU basketball: Lacey Holsworth, a Spartan worthy of all the praise

I probably shouldn’t even be writing this right now — but I have to get my thoughts out so I can actually get some work done today. I simply can’t get Lacey Holsworth, Adreian Payne and the entire Holsworth family out of my mind. I see her as she stands with Payne and her family on senior night in East Lansing. Always smiling. Lacey Holsworth is surrounded by her family, and...
Via isportsweb.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Adreain Payne Joined by Lacey Holsworth for Special Senior Night Tribute

If you’re not familiar with the story of Adreain Payne and Lacey Holsworth, an eight-year-old battling cancer, it is one worth reading up on. Holsworth and Payne bonded after the Michigan State basketball team paid Holsworth a visit while was in the hospital, and the two have become extremely close since. Their friendship is such a remarkable one that Holsworth more or less has...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Very special guest to accompany Spartans' Payne on Senior Night

A little more than two years ago, Michigan State basketball standout Adreian Payne met a beautiful young cancer patient fighting for her life when the team made a community-service hospital visit. On Thursday night, 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth will accompany Payne during a Senior Night ceremony for the Spartans' final home game of the season, against Iowa. Payne, projected as a first...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

What Adreian Payne’s return means for MSU Basketball

On Tuesday, at his weekly press conference, Michigan State veteran head basketball coach Tom Izzo gave fans of his program some news they’ve been waiting to hear for quite some time. “Looking forward to getting Adreian back,” Izzo said.  ”To what degree?  He practiced last night, probably a third of the practice.  I think he looked pretty good as far as moving on that...
Via isportsweb.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Basketball plays on through injuries

For the large part of the first half of this college basketball season, the No. 4 Michigan State Spartans (15-1, 4-0 Big Ten) have been decimated by numerous injuries and illnesses. To put things in perspective of just how bad the injury bug has bitten the Spartans this year, only three players on the team’s roster have played all 16 games this season: Keith Appling, Denzel Valentine...
Via isportsweb.com
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Izzo to sit Adreian Payne until 100% healthy

According to Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press, the Michigan State Spartans will not be playing star big man Adreian Payne until he is 100% healthy. Tom Izzo made it clear that he is looking at the big picture of this season and even into the tournament with this decision. Payne has been dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot for the majority of this season and sat...
Via Sports-Glory
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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