Recruiting Roundup (October 25)

MSU picked up a basketball commit and looking back on visitors from last weekend -- there were many.

It was a good week on the basketball recruiting front as Michigan State picked up a commitment from Lincoln (Ohio) Gahanna wing Javon Bess.

Bess is the second player in the 2014 class, joining Bel Aire (Kansas) Sunrise Christian Academy point guard Lourawls Nairn.

**Bess visited for Midnight Madness as his official visit and explained why he wound up committing to MSU shortly after: Bess: "I just fell in love with it" ($)

**Bess was a good recruit to get for this class and looking at why: Impact: Javon Bess ($)


**Sylvania (Ohio) Southview wide receiver J.J. Pinckney was on campus last weekend and left with high praise for his visit. See what he liked the most: Pinckney enjoys friendliness at MSU ($)

**Bolingbrook (Ill.) defensive back Parrker Westphal took his official visit to MSU for the Indiana game. Beth Long recaps visit and where his recruitment is: Westphal visiting ($)

**MSU has been looking to add another running back to the 2014 class and Minnesota commit Jeffrey Jones is still on its radar. Allen Trieu updates things with Jones and where his recruitment stands: Jones laying low ($)

**Oak Park junior running back John Kelly already has an MSU offer and was on campus again last weekend. Allen Trieu spoke with Kelly about his time in EL: Kelly returns to East Lansing ($)

**One of the headliners last weekend was 2015 Keystone (Ohio) tight end C.J. Conrad. He talked about his visit and recruitment: Conrad checks out East Lansing ($)

**Looking ahead to the 2015 class for offensive linemen, MSU hosted Olentangy (Ohio) Liberty's Hunter Littlejohn last weekend. Littlejohn recapped his time at MSU with Dave Berk: MSU visit solid for Littlejohn ($)


**MSU just picked up a wing from Ohio for 2014 and has an offer out to 2015 Versailles (Ohio) wing Kyle Ahrens. Brian Snow talks with Ahrens about recruiting and his impression when he got an offer from Tom Izzo: Ahrens adding offers ($)

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