Michigan State meets Maryland in the Big Ten tournament

Maryland Terrapins (15-16, 7-13 Big Ten) vs. Michigan State Spartans (20-11, 11-9 Big Ten)

Indianapolis; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -3; plus/minus is 139.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans and Maryland Terrapins play in the Big Ten tournament.

The Spartans are 12-3 in home games. Michigan State is sixth in the Big Ten in limiting opponents’ scoring, allowing 68.3 points while holding opponents to 41.7 percent shooting.

The Terrapins went 7-13 against Big Ten opponents. Maryland is sixth in the Big Ten with 24.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Donta Scott averaging 4.6.

The teams are meeting for the third time this season. Michigan State won 77-67 in the final game on March 6. Malik Hall led Michigan State with 17 points and Eric Ayala led Maryland with 19 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gabe Brown is scoring 11.5 points per game with 3.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists for the Spartans. Tyson Walker is averaging 7.1 points and 0.9 rebounds while shooting 48.8% over the past 10 games for Michigan State.

Scott is averaging 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Terrapins. Fatts Russell is averaging 12.6 points in Maryland’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spartans: 3-7, averaged 71.6 points, 28.3 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 76.7 points per game.

Terrapins: 4-6, averaged 74.2 points, 33.3 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. Their opponents average 70.4 points.

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

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