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Tuesday / October 24.
  • Tom Izzo to Meet Friday with Trevon Bluiett

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    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo will have a school visit Friday with Indianapolis Park Tudor small forward Trevon Bluiett, his father told SNY.tv.

    The 6-foot-5 senior shooting guard recently decommitted from UCLA and is now considering Butler, Michigan State, Xavier and Memphis.

    Following an official visit to Michigan State last week and a trip to Butler Saturday for practice, Bluiett also visited Xavier on Wednesday.

    “They will be better than most predict,” Rey Bluiett said of Xavier, a new entry into the Big East under coach Chris Mack. “It was a well-structured practice with a balance of skillwork and game prep. It seems like a good place to get better.”

    As for what Mack said about Bluiett, Rey indicated the coach said, “He’s what they need to become one of the [best] teams in the country.”

    Last week, Blueitt visited MSU from Wednesday-Friday.

    “It was good to watch them guys go through practice,” Rey said previously. “Before and after practice Trevon got to talk to a couple players. It was good to see the insides of a program.”

    He added: “[Coach Izzo] said Trevon will come there right away from Day One being a big part of what they do. So that’s always encouraging, hearing that from the head man. They have an idea of how he fits into what they’re trying to do.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.