This is the story of an unlikely friendship between Michigan State basketball player Adreian & young Lacey Holsworth.  Lacey lost her battle with cancer early this morning.

Lacey's parents posted the news on Twitter and Instagram early this morning by saying, "Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory. She now dances among angels.... "

Below is my original post on our website, from March 24th, about her unlikely friendship with Michigan State's Adreian Payne.  #RIPLacey

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Beautiful.

I've never wanted Michigan State to win more than I do right now!

And it seems like Lacey picked a winner!  Check out her bracket -