Gauna gave MSU his verbal early this afternoon after school becoming the third player in the class of 2010 for Coach Tom Izzo and his staff.
The 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward from Eaton Rapids admitted from the beginning that he was a big Spartans fan and that if an official scholarship offer came his way from MSU, he would have a hard time refusing it.
The dream became reality for Gauna on Tuesday when the MSU coaching staff had Alex Gauna and his family visit Michigan State's campus and laid out in detail why MSU was ready to offer a scholarship, how Alex would be used in the MSU scheme and how he would become part of the Michigan State family.
When news of the newest commitment reached Appling he was excited to hear that MSU added a big man to the class. "I think we're going to be very exciting and fun to watch," he said.
Stay tuned to GoSpartans.net as we bring you the latest breaking commitment news.
Copying, reproducing, re-writing or any other unathorized use of the content appearing on the GoSpartans.net website is strictly prohibited. You must contact GSN for permission before re-using this content in any form. Posting GoSpartans.net or Scout.com content to other website, message boards or blogs is strictly prohibited.