Michigan State guard Cassius Winston gets to start his senior year in East Lansing in a really cool way.
Thursday, Michigan State announced that the basketball team has scheduled an exhibition game against Albion College set for Oct. 29. Winston’s two brothers — Zachary and Khy — both player for Albion.
Both sides will be training a little harder with the game being a family affair, even if it is an exhibition contest.
According to MLive.com, Zachary Winston played in 28 games as a freshman at Albion last season, averaging 2.6 points and 13.8 minutes per game. Khy Winston will be a freshman for the Britons this year.
Albion College is a Division III program, approximated 50 miles southwest of East Lansing. Last year the team finished with a 19-9 record and made an appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Winston is a returning All-B1G and All-American guard and was named the B1G Player of the Year in 2018-19. He will be a favorite to win the National Player of the Year award next season and Michigan State is considered the preseason No. 1 team in the country by several media outlets.
The Spartans will open the regular season against Kentucky on Nov. 5.