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EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 06: Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo while holding Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lacey Holsworth Memorial Service Set For April 17

A memorial service will be held next week for an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne.

97.1 The Ticket–04/09/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 06:  Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Spartans Remember 8-Year-Old Lacey Holsworth

For Branden Dawson, 144 characters would not be enough to express his feelings about the young girl.

CBS Detroit–04/09/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans walks on the floor for Senior night with Lacey Holsworth, a 8-year-old from St. Johns Michigan who is battling cancer, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lacey Holsworth, Best Friends With MSU’s Adreian Payne, Dies

Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old who battled cancer and became friends with Michigan State University basketball star Adreian Payne, has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

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Michigan, Michigan State NCAA Final Was So Close [BLOG]

Now that the national champion has been crowned, let’s all take a collective sigh of relief.

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Matt Costello #10 during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

FINALS WATCH: A Tough Trip To Big D For Izzo

So, Tom Izzo, how does it feel being at the Final Four this year?

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30: Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts after a basket in the second half against the Connecticut Huskies during the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Adreian Payne Shows Out In Dunk Contest And Has A Better Celebration [VIDEO]

Michigan State’s Adriean Payne participated in the college dunk contest on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

SPOKANE, WA - MARCH 22: Gary Harris #14 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a three-point shot in the second half against the Harvard Crimson during the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Mich State’s Izzo Might Advise Harris To Enter NBA

Gary Harris may hear Michigan State coach Tom Izzo tell him to go pro.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans gestures from the bench against the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Izzo Expects Spartans To Be Underestimated Again

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says he expects his rebuilding program to be underestimated again, a day after the Spartans were eliminated in the NCAA tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–03/31/2014

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans talks with Keith Appling #11 against the Connecticut Huskies during the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Upsets Michigan St 60-54, Back To Final Four

Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2014

Keith Appling #11 and Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans fights for the loose ball against Mike Tobey #10 of the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State Beats Virginia 61-59

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2014

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Spartans Defeat Wolverines To Capture Big Ten Title

The Michigan State Spartans hold the winner’s trophy after the 69-55 win over the Michigan Wolverines during the finals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament,

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