Michigan State Dismisses Korie Lucious for the Rest of the Season

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Are things really starting to come unraveled for Michigan State this college basketball season?

First, you had head coach Tom Izzo call out his team as a bunch of “pretty boy jump shooters” following a putrid performance at home versus Texas. Then you had a losing stretch which leaves the Spartans just one defeat shy of their loss total from all of last season, and we’re not even done with January.

The preseason #2 team in the nation also looks dead in the water when it comes to the Big Ten conference race. And it doesn’t help that Izzo sounds like he’s in a lovers’ quarrel with leading scorer Durrell Summers; given the way he’s gone out of his way to call Summers out in the past three press conferences.

And tonight things got even worse.

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Michigan State’s Lucious facing DUI Charges

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It hasn’t been the best offseason for Michigan State basketball. First the troubled Chris Allen, who had been in and out of Coach Tom Izzo‘s doghouse, was kicked off the team.  And now backup point guard Korie Lucious, who became a star in his own right during March madness faces a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Kalin Lucas will be running the point again in East Lansing, but if he goes down with an injury again, Lucious will be a key player.

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