MSU G Byrd likely needs foot surgery
Michigan State freshman forward Russell Byrd might not play this
The school expects Byrd to have surgery this week to repair a
stress fracture in his left foot. He averaged 19.1 points and 8.3
rebounds for Blackhawk Christian in Fort Wayne, Ind., last
The 6-foot-7 Byrd could end up redshirting this year.
Junior guard Korie Lucious had surgery on his left knee last
week and is expected to be out for about a month.
Michigan State starts practicing next week and opens the season
Nov. 12 at home against Eastern Michigan. The Spartans have
appeared in a nation-high six Final Fours over the last 12