How to Watch Michigan State vs. Minnesota Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 18

The Michigan State Spartans (10-7, 2-4 Big Ten) aim to build on a six-game home win streak when they host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-5, 3-3 Big Ten) on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 6:30 PM ET.

This matchup will be airing on Fox Sports 1, so check it out.

Spartans vs. Golden Gophers Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, January 18, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: East Lansing, Michigan
  • Venue: Jack Breslin Students Events Center

Spartans Insights

  • On offense, Michigan State is putting up 77.1 points per game (112th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 65.5 points per contest at the other end (43rd-ranked).
  • So far this season, the Spartans are grabbing 37.0 boards per game (140th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 33.8 rebounds per contest (124th-ranked).
  • With 18.1 assists per game, Michigan State ranks 15th-best in college basketball in the category.
  • With 10.4 turnovers per game, the Spartans are 75th in the nation. They force 11.5 turnovers per contest, which ranks 212th in college basketball.
  • With 7.1 three-pointers per game, Michigan State ranks 221st in college basketball. It sports a 36.3% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 69th in college basketball.
  • With 7.4 three-pointers conceded per game, the Spartans are 190th in college basketball. They are allowing a 30.3% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 51st in college basketball.
  • Of the shots attempted by Michigan State in 2023-24, 67.3% of them have been two-pointers (75.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 32.7% have been from beyond three-point land (24.8%).

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Golden Gophers Insights

  • Minnesota scores 77.8 points per game and give up 67.9, making them 100th in the nation on offense and 96th defensively.
  • In 2023-24, the Golden Gophers are 117th in the country in rebounds (37.7 per game) and 79th in rebounds conceded (32.9).
  • Minnesota is seventh-best in the country in assists (19.2 per game) in 2023-24.
  • The Golden Gophers are 175th in the country in turnovers per game (11.6) and 212th in turnovers forced (11.5).
  • Minnesota is 142nd in the country in 3-pointers made (7.9 per game) and 184th in 3-point percentage (33.7%).
  • In 2023-24 the Golden Gophers are 20th-best in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (5.6 per game) and 171st in defensive 3-point percentage (33.0%).
  • Minnesota attempts 39.9% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.9% of Minnesota’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 72.1% are 2-pointers.

Spartans Leaders

  • The Spartans scoring leader is Tyson Walker, who averages 19.9 per contest to go with 2.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists.
  • Mady Sissoko is Michigan State’s leading rebounder, pulling down 6.8 per game, while A.J Hoggard is its best passer, averaging 5.1 assists in each contest.
  • The Spartans get the most three-point shooting production out of Walker, who knocks down 2.2 threes per game.
  • Walker is Michigan State’s leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Carson Cooper leads them in blocks with 0.9 per contest.

Golden Gophers Leaders

  • Dawson Garcia has the top spot on the Golden Gophers leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 17.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Elijah Hawkins’ assist statline paces Minnesota; he records 7.8 assists per game.
  • Mike Mitchell Jr. is the most prolific from distance for the Golden Gophers, hitting 2.1 threes per game.
  • Minnesota’s leader in steals is Hawkins with 2.1 per game, and its leader in blocks is Pharrel Payne with 1.8 per game.
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