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Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo speaks to the media after dropping to Texas Tech within the Remaining Four on Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis.
Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press

A rocket is hurtling towards East Lansing.

Mark (Rocket) Watts inked his letter of intent with Michigan State basketball on Wednesday morning, the first day of school basketball’s signing interval, in accordance with a publish on the Detroit native’s Twitter page.

The 6-foot-2, one hundred seventy five-pound, four-star combo guard performed this season at SPIRE Academy in suburban Cleveland. He’s rated the fifth-greatest combo guard nationally and No. 32 general in the 2019 class in line with 247Sports.com.

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Dec 7, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Spire Institute guard Mark Watts (zero) goes to the web towards Bella Vista Prep in the course of the second half at Chaparral High Faculty. Obligatory Credit: Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports activities (Photograph: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

Watts, who committed to the Spartans in September but did not sign during the early period, joins 6-7 swingman Malik Hall, a 4-star prospect who signed in November. MSU’s last open scholarship is going to Julius Marble, a 6-8 power forward from Dallas who is rated a 3-star. Marble is expected to sign April 24, according to Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers recruiting site.

Watts played his first three high school seasons at Detroit Old Redford Academy. He scored 64 points for SPIRE against Cleveland power St. Edward on Jan. 26.

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