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Northeastern guard Tyson Walker to transfer to Michigan State

Dec 16, 2020; Syracuse, New York, USA; Northeastern Huskies guard Tyson Walker (2) drives to the basket against the defense of Syracuse Orange forward Quincy Guerrier (1) during the second half at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 16, 2020; Syracuse, New York, USA; Northeastern Huskies guard Tyson Walker (2) drives to the basket against the defense of Syracuse Orange forward Quincy Guerrier (1) during the second half at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Guard Tyson Walker will continue his college basketball career at Michigan State, he announced Saturday on Twitter.

A transfer from Northeastern, Walker will have three seasons of eligibility remaining.

Walker led Northeastern in scoring in the 2020-21 season as a sophomore, averaging 18.8 points, and adding 4.8 assists and 2.4 steals per game. He was the Defensive Player of the Year in the Colonial Athletic Association and an all-conference selection.

The New York native also is a finalist for the Lou Henson Award, which goes to the top player in a mid-major conference in the country.

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The 6-footer was coveted on the transfer market, choosing Michigan State over Kansas, Maryland, Miami, Texas and Vanderbilt.

–Field Level Media