June 27, 2012

Video: Why Michigan State fit Harris best

GRAND RAPIDS - Nearly every highly-recruited athlete reaches a place where the novelty of constant attention from college coaches and members of the media is replaced by mental fatigue.

Grand Rapids Christian athlete Drake Harris was not there yet. But the 6-foot-4, 180-pound two-sport star saw no reason to prolong the recruiting process.

Harris began contemplating a commitment to Michigan State two months ago. He thought about it again last Saturday during the short drive from Grand Rapids to East Lansing where Harris and his teammates were playing in the annual Tom Izzo Spartan Shootout.

"Going down to State I was thinking about committing sometime this week," Harris said. "Once I got down there and talked to Izzo, it was for sure. I was 100 percent sure that I wanted to go to State."

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