The 2010 Michigan Mr. Basketball and former Michigan State men's basketball player Keith Appling (pictured while at MSU) was arrested on Monday morning, as he is a suspect in a Detroit shooting of a 66-year old man (who ended up dying as a result of his injuries) back on Saturday night.

Appling, who played at MSU from 2010-14, was apprehended by Michigan State Police in Chelsea, MI.  A firearm was found in his possession.

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Appling was the Michigan Mr. Basketball as a senior at Detroit Pershing HS in 2010.  He set an MHSAA Finals record by scoring 49 points in the Class A Championship game for the Doughboys against Kalamazoo Central in 2009 (his junior year in HS).

At MSU, Appling was third-team All-Big Ten his sophomore year.  He then was second-team All-Big Ten his junior year.  He went undrafted in 2014.  And he had a brief stint in the NBA with the Orlando Magic.

He spent time in prison on a gun charge in 2017 and had a drug charge against him last year.

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