Michigan State lands 4-star combo guard Rocket Watts

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While the Michigan State football team was on the road taking on the Indiana Hoosiers, the Spartans basketball team received some great news.

4-star combo guard Rocket Watts announced on Instagram that he will be playing basketball for Michigan State University.

“The next step is all about development- as a player as student as a teammate and as a person. That’s why I’ve decided to play college basketball For coach Tom Izzo at Michigan State University🔋 The Opportunity to work & play for a elite staff that wants to see me succeed an compete for Championships. The Chance to put myself in the best possible position at the NBA Draft Someday. I trust Michigan State with my future. I want to thank all of the coaches that spent time recruiting me there’s a ton of great schools and basketball programs nationally.But for me, there is nothing like Michigan State . I Can’t wait to get to Michigan State and get to work. Spartan Nation Let’s Hang A Banner Up”

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Earlier this year, Watts transferred from Old Redford High School in Michigan to Spire Academy in Cleveland. He is currently ranked as the No. 32 player in the nation by 247 Sports. The Spartans beat out Florida State and Louisville, among other for the prized prospect.

As you can see by watching the video below, Watts looks like the real deal.

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