How to Watch Michigan State vs. Minnesota Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – Big Ten Tournament

The No. 8 seed Michigan State Spartans (18-13, 10-10 Big Ten) will take the court in the Big Ten tournament against the No. 9 seed Minnesota Golden Gophers (18-13, 9-11 Big Ten), Thursday at 12:00 PM ET live on Big Ten Network.

If you’re looking for how to watch, the game is on Big Ten Network.

Spartans vs. Golden Gophers Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Venue: Target Center

Spartans Insights

  • Michigan State is scoring 73.4 points per game this season (180th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really provided a lift defensively, ceding just 65.9 points per contest (25th-best).
  • This year, the Spartans are grabbing 34.7 boards per game (213th-ranked in college basketball) and giving up 34.0 rebounds per contest (140th-ranked).
  • So far this season, Michigan State ranks 26th in college basketball in assists, dishing out 16.3 per game.
  • The Spartans rank 22nd-best in the country by averaging just 9.2 turnovers per game. In terms of forced turnovers, they rank 125th in college basketball (11.8 per contest).
  • So far this season, Michigan State is making 6.5 threes per game (264th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36.0% (74th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • The Spartans are giving up 7.5 threes per game (208th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32.6% (117th-ranked) from downtown.
  • Of the shots attempted by Michigan State in 2023-24, 69.3% of them have been two-pointers (76% of the team’s made baskets) and 30.7% have been three-pointers (24%).

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Golden Gophers Insights

  • On offense Minnesota is the 116th-ranked squad in the country (75.7 points per game). On defense it is 165th (71.6 points allowed per game).
  • With 35.4 rebounds per game and 33.0 rebounds conceded, the Golden Gophers are 169th and 82nd in college basketball, respectively.
  • This season Minnesota is 11th-best in college basketball in assists at 17.5 per game.
  • At 11.4 turnovers committed per game and 10.3 turnovers forced, the Golden Gophers are 197th and 272nd in college basketball, respectively.
  • Minnesota makes 8.0 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 121st and 86th, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Defensively, the Golden Gophers are 61st in the nation in 3-pointers allowed per game at 6.4. They are 323rd in 3-point percentage conceded at 35.9%.
  • Minnesota attempts 39.3% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.8% of Minnesota’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 70.2% are 2-pointers.

Spartans Leaders

  • Tyson Walker leads the Spartans in scoring, tallying 18.4 points per game to go with 2.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists.
  • Michigan State’s leading rebounder is Malik Hall averaging 5.7 boards per game and its best passer is A.J Hoggard and his 5.0 assists per game.
  • Jaden makes more threes per game than any other member of the Spartans, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.
  • The Michigan State steals leader is Walker, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Carson Cooper, who compiles 0.7 rejections per contest.

Golden Gophers Leaders

  • The Golden Gophers’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Dawson Garcia with 17.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.
  • Elijah Hawkins’ assist statline leads Minnesota; he dishes out 7.5 assists per game.
  • Cam Christie makes 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Golden Gophers.
  • Minnesota’s leader in steals is Hawkins (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Pharrel Payne (1.5 per game).
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