Recruiting Roundup (October 18)

Updates on many official visitors and a couple of top basketball targets who have been or will be on campus this week.

Michigan State hosted a group of six official visitors last week. and Spartan Digest caught up with a few of them:

**Montclair (N.J.) defensive end Darius Slade left East Lansing impressed after visiting with his family, writes Brian Dohn: Michigan State lights up for Slade

**In the Spartans' search to add another running back to the 2014 class, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) RB Madre London came last weekend. He raved about a couple things, including the people at MSU: London sees "brotherhood" at MSU

**City College of San Francisco offensive tackle David Hedelin has only been playing football in the US for about a year, but has offers nationwide. He took his first official visit to MSU and said it set the standard: MSU sets the bar high for Hedelin

**Toms River (N.J.) South safety Otis Kearney found himself meeting up with a cousin who plays at MSU on his visit. Where do things sit between Kearney and MSU now? Kearney's visit a mini family reunion

**Houston Westside wide receiver Frank Iheanacho has caught fire in the past month unlike any other recruit, with seven major offers coming in and more by the day. The 6-foot-7 WR talks about MSU and his recruitment taking off: Iheanacho picking up offers rapidly

**Columbus (Ohio) Walnut Ridge is home to MSU 2014 commit Robert Bowers, as well as 2015 linebacker Anthony McKee. He plans to visit MSU soon, writes Dave Berk: McKee will see MSU soon

**2015 Indianapolis Decatur Central quarterback Tommy Stevens is hearing from MSU and is starting to generate more interest, writes Anna Hickey: Hawkeyes offer impressive junior quarterback

**Lansing Sexton is rolling this season and junior running back Avonte Bell is part of the reason why. He talked about his plan to visit MSU last weekend and his season: Bell readies for first visit to MSU

**Massillon (Ohio) freshman quarterback Danny Clark has been much hyped early in his career and is hearing from plenty of schools -- as the hype is warranted, writes Bill Greene. MSU wants to get him on campus: Five-star future?


**Indianapolis Park Tudor small forward Trevon Bluiett decommitted from UCLA recently and MSU jumped into the mix quickly. He visited MSU this week, but what other schools are in there? Brian Snow updates Bluiett's recruitment: Bluiett gives the latest

**Columbus (Ohio) Gahanna shooting guard Javon Bess visited MSU recently and will take his official visit this weekend. He recently visited Kansas State, too, says Brian Snow: Process winding down for Bess

**MSU is in the final group for Marion (Ind.) shooting guard James Blackmon. Josh Gershon has highlights of the standout: Highlights: James Blackmon

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