The Michigan State Spartans will look to recover from Saturday’s loss to Penn State when they visit the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday.
The Michigan State Spartans (11-6, 3-1) will look to defeat the Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-2, 3-1) for the second time this season when they meet on Wednesday.
After losing to the Spartans on Dec. 27, Minnesota has bounced back, winning three straight conference games including a 91-82 overtime win over then-#15 Purdue on Jan. 1.
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Nate Mason continues to lead the Golden Gophers in scoring, averaging 14.4 points per game and shooting 41.7% from beyond the arc, and leads them in assists with 5.7 per game. Jordan Murphy averages nearly a double-double with 10.6 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Freshman Amir Coffey has stepped up recently, averaging 18 points in Minnesota’s last two games.
Michigan State is coming off a disappointing loss to Penn State on Saturday, which ended a three-game conference winning streak. Miles Bridges has been working his way back into the lineup since returning to action on Jan. 4 against Rutgers. Nick Ward has scored in double-digits in each of his last 11 games and averages 13.8 points per game this season.
Here are all the details for today’s game:
Michigan State Spartans vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers
Williams Arena – Minneapolis, Minn.
Game Time: 7:00 p.m.
TV: The game will air live on Big Ten Network, with Cory Provus and Jon Crispin on the call.
Live Stream: The game will available for online streaming with a subscription on BTN2Go.
Radio: Will Tieman and Matt Steigenga will be on the mic for the Spartan Sports Network, which can be streamed here. A full list of over-the-air radio affiliates is available here and the game can be streamed through the SSN Mobile App with a subscription.
Series History: Michigan State leads the all-time series 67-59, including winning their most recent matchup, coming from behind to beat the Golden Gophers 75-74 in overtime in their Big Ten opener in December.
Line: The Spartans are four-point favorites and the over/under is 139.