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Spartans' Roe exceeds expectations

Updated: April 5, 2009, 4:29 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach

DETROIT -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo wasn't sure what to expect from freshman Delvon Roe this season.

Roe, a 6-foot-8 freshman from Euclid, Ohio, played in only one game as a senior at St. Edward High School before undergoing microfracture surgery on his right knee in December 2007. Roe had surgery again in August 2008 after arriving in East Lansing.

"When you talk to NBA people, it's an injury that has really been the end to a lot of guys' careers," Izzo said. "Microfracture ...

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