Duke and Michigan State play in second round of NCAA Tournament

Michigan State Spartans (23-12, 11-9 Big Ten) vs. Duke Blue Devils (29-6, 16-4 ACC)

Greenville, South Carolina; Sunday, 5:15 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Duke -6.5; plus/minus is 144.5

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 9 Duke Blue Devils will face the Michigan State Spartans in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Blue Devils record in ACC games is 16-4. Duke is scoring 80.1 points and has outscored opponents by 13.1 points per game.

The Spartans are 11-9 in Big Ten play. Michigan State is scoring 72.1 points while outscoring opponents by 3.5 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Wendell Moore is averaging 13.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists for the Blue Devils. Paolo Banchero is averaging 11.2 points over Duke’s last 10 games.

Gabe Brown is shooting 42.1 percent and averaging 11.4 points for the Spartans. Tyson Walker is averaging 6.9 points over Michigan State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Devils: 8-2, averaged 76.3 points, 32.8 rebounds, 14.1 assists, 5.2 steals and 7.7 blocks per game while shooting 50.0 percent from the field. Their opponents are averaging 73.6 points per game.

Spartans: 5-5, averaging 71.5 points, 34.1 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 4.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent from the field. Their opponents average 70.5 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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