Michigan State Spartans (20-12, 11-8 Big Ten) vs. Marquette Golden Eagles (29-6, 17-3 Big East)
Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 5:15 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marquette -2.5; over/under is 140
BOTTOM LINE: The No. 6 Marquette Golden Eagles and Michigan State Spartans meet in the NCAA Tournament second round.
The Golden Eagles’ record in Big East games is 17-3, and their record is 12-3 against non-conference opponents. Marquette is 6-2 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The Spartans are 11-8 against Big Ten opponents. Michigan State is eighth in the Big Ten scoring 70.3 points per game and is shooting 45.1%.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kam Jones is averaging 15.1 points for the Golden Eagles. Tyler Kolek is averaging 17.2 points, 7.2 assists and 1.9 steals over the past 10 games for Marquette.
Tyson Walker is averaging 14.5 points for the Spartans. Joey Hauser is averaging 16.8 points over the last 10 games for Michigan State.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Eagles: 10-0, averaging 77.4 points, 29.2 rebounds, 17.2 assists, 8.9 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.8 points per game.
Spartans: 6-4, averaging 73.2 points, 29.8 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 4.0 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.