Michigan State Spartans take on Davidson Wildcats in first round of NCAA Tournament

Davidson Wildcats (27-6, 15-3 A-10) vs. Michigan State Spartans (22-12, 11-9 Big Ten)

Greenville, South Carolina; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -1.5; plus/minus is 140.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the Davidson Wildcats.

The Spartans record in Big Ten games is 11-9. Michigan State ranks fourth among the Big Ten in rebounding with an average of 33.7 rebounds. Marcus Bingham leads the Spartans with 6.1 boards.

The Wildcats are 15-3 in the A-10 game. Davidson ranks sixth in the A-10 with 31.9 rebounds per game led by Luka Brajkovic with an average of 7.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gabe Brown is averaging 11.4 points for the Spartans. Joey Hauser is averaging 0.8 3-pointers over Michigan State’s last 10 games.

Foster Loyer is shooting 44.5 percent from beyond the arc with 2.6 3-pointers per game for the Wildcats, while averaging 16.3 points and 3.3 assists. Hyunjung Lee is shooting 50.4% and averaging 11.3 points over the last 10 games for Davidson.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spartans: 4-6, averaged 72.2 points, 34.8 rebounds, 14.7 assists, 5.0 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 69.7 points per game.

Wildcats: 7-3, averaging 73.6 points, 32.5 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 64.9 points.


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

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