Josh Langford commits to Michigan State

Five-star shooting guard Josh Langford,who is No. 13 overall in the ESPN 100, has informed ESPN.com that he has committed to coach Tom Izzo and theMichigan State Spartanson Monday.

Langford had also considered Auburn, Georgia, Arizona, Duke, Kentucky, Alabama,Stanford, Mississippi State and Texas.

"I did a lot of praying and consulting with God about it. Michigan State had been there since I was a freshman," Langford said. "I just felt a connection with head coach Tom Izzo more than any other coach I talked to on the phone or spoke with in person."

Langford is a strong and skilled guard who excels on and off the ball and can score. Ranked as the best player in the state of Alabama and the No. 2 overall shooting guard in the class, Langford has all the tools to be an immediate impact player for the Spartans.

Langford joins four-star center Nick Ward in the Spartans' 2016 class, giving Izzo two ESPN 100 selections. Ward checks in at No. 42 overall.

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