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Marvin Clark and Javon Bess plan to leave Michigan State

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Marvin Clark Jr. and Javon Bess say they plan to transfer from Michigan State.

The sophomores announced their decisions through the school Monday night.

Clark averaged 3.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and nearly 10 minutes a game last season for the Spartans. The 6-foot-6 forward says he had some ''great meetings,'' with coach Tom Izzo after the season and believes he should look for a bigger role at another school.

Bess scored 2.9 points and grabbed 2.3 rebounds in 11 minutes per game last season. The 6-5 forward says it is in his best interest to play for another college.

The Spartans have signed four players and may add Josh Jackson, one of the top recruits in the country. The 6-foot-7 Detroit native attends Prolific Prep Academy in California.