Spartan Hoopla: Michigan State’s Kalin Lucas Out with Ruptured Achilles’

Posted by adam biggers on March-22-2010 Add Comments

The worst case scenario has now become reality for Tom Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans.

Star point-man and floor general, Kalin Lucas, will miss four to six months due to a ruptured Achilles' tendon.

Lucas tweaked his ankle/heel Sunday in the Spartans' dramatic 85-83 win over Greivis Vasquez and the Maryland Terrapins in March Madness' "round-of-32."

The injury to its star is something that Michigan State has dealt with already, just a month and a half ago.

On Feb. 2's 76-64 loss to Wisconsin, Lucas descended awkwardly from a routine jump shot, only to land on Keaton Nankivil's foot. That "tweaking" of the ankle sidelined Michigan State's leader for the better part of three games; three games that the Spa...

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