Michigan State received a $1 million donation from MSU alumni Craig Crooks and Mary Helen, the university announced on Friday morning.

The money will go towards football and men's basketball, according to a press release.

“An athletics scholarship to Michigan State can be life changing for recipients and we are so grateful to Mary Helen and Craig for establishing these two endowed scholarships, endowed gifts like this not only help support our department today, they also provide financial resources in perpetuity. We thank Mary Helen and Craig for leaving a legacy with Spartan Athletics today, tomorrow and forever" said MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis.

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