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East Lansing – As Michigan State makes a final push for its 2017 recruiting class, the Spartans added a key piece for 2018 on Tuesday.

Foster Loyer, a 2018 point guard from Clarkston High School, announced on Twitter that he had committed to play for Michigan State on Tuesday, making him the second member of Tom Izzo's 2018 class. He joins Macomb Dakota forward Thomas Kithier, who committed back in August.

Loyer (6-foot, 157) is ranked a four-star prospect by 247sports.com while its composite rankings of major services has Loyer as a three-star. The composite rankings list Loyer as the No. 148 overall player, the No. 29 point guard and No. 4 player in the state.

He averaged 22.6 points, 6.7 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals as a sophomore at Clarkston, where he plays for coach Dan Fife, the father of Michigan State assistant Dane Fife.

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