Is Korie Lucious Going to Iowa St? Refuge of Big 10 Cast-offs

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On Saturday, suspended Michigan State guard Korie Lucious visited Ames, Iowa. He tweeted about checking out the Iowa State campus, and now it looks somewhat likely he’ll join ex-Spartans teammate Chris Allen, Minnesota Golden Gopher transfer Royce White and Penn State transfer Chris Babb.

Basically, Fred Hoiberg’s program is becoming the refuge for troubled and malcontent Big Ten players. Call it “the island of misfit toys” for Big Ten college basketball players.

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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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