Michigan State’s Summers & Lucas back next season

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo says Durrell Summers and Kalin Lucas will return for their senior seasons. Izzo told The Associated Press on Friday morning both chose not to enter the NBA draft to chase a championship and continue their education. Summers averaged nearly 19 points a game during the NCAA tournament to lead the Spartans to their sixth Final Four in 12 years. Lucas ruptured his left Achilles' tendon last month and had surgery that will probably keep him off the court until the fall. He averaged 14.8 points and four assists last season to earn All-Big Ten honors for the second straight year. A slew of underclassmen have entered the NBA draft in part because of fears there will be a lockout after the 2010-11 season. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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