How to Watch Purdue vs. Michigan State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 2

The No. 2 Purdue Boilermakers (25-3, 14-3 Big Ten) will look to build on a 15-game home win streak when they take on the Michigan State Spartans (17-11, 9-8 Big Ten) on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Mackey Arena. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on FOX.

This game will be airing on FOX, so check it out.

Boilermakers vs. Spartans Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Venue: Mackey Arena

Boilermakers Insights

  • Purdue has a top-25 offense this year, ranking eighth-best in college basketball with 84.8 points per game. At the other end, it ranks 122nd with 70.1 points allowed per contest.
  • The Boilermakers have been getting things done when it comes to rebounding this year, ranking 10th-best in the country in rebounds per game (40.9) and fourth-best in boards allowed per contest (29.3).
  • Purdue has been one of the top teams in college basketball when it comes to assists, as it is collecting 18.4 per game (fifth-best in college basketball).
  • This year, the Boilermakers are committing 11.0 turnovers per game (147th-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 9.6 turnovers per contest (326th-ranked).
  • Purdue is sinking 8.5 treys per game this season (77th-ranked in college basketball), and it has a 40.2% three-point percentage (second-best).
  • The Boilermakers are surrendering 7.6 threes per game (224th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 32.3% three-point percentage (110th-ranked).
  • Of the shots taken by Purdue in 2023-24, 64.5% of them have been two-pointers (71% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.5% have been from beyond three-point land (29%).

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Spartans Insights

  • In 2023-24, Michigan State is 156th in the country offensively (74.4 points scored per game) and 34th defensively (66.0 points allowed).
  • In 2023-24, the Spartans are 247th in the country in rebounds (34.4 per game) and 130th in rebounds conceded (33.8).
  • Michigan State is 23rd-best in the nation in assists (16.7 per game) in 2023-24.
  • In 2023-24, the Spartans are 24th-best in the nation in turnovers committed (9.3 per game) and ranked 129th in turnovers forced (11.9).
  • Michigan State is 267th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (6.5 per game) and 46th in 3-point percentage (36.7%).
  • The Spartans give up 7.5 3-pointers per game and concede 32.0% from beyond the arc, ranking 211th and 91st, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Michigan State takes 30.3% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 69.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 23.7% of Michigan State’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 76.3% are 2-pointers.

Boilermakers Leaders

  • Zach Edey leads the Boilermakers in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 23.7 points and 11.8 boards per game.
  • Braden Smith is Purdue’s best passer, dispensing 7.3 assists per game while scoring 12.7 PPG.
  • Lance Jones leads the Boilermakers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Purdue steals leader is Smith, who averages 1.8 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Edey, who compiles 2.2 rejections per contest.

Spartans Leaders

  • Tyson Walker sits at the top of the Spartans scoring leaderboard with 18.1 points per game. He also collects 2.7 rebounds and averages 2.9 assists per game.
  • Mady Sissoko puts up a stat line of 5.6 rebounds, 3.7 points and 0.3 assists per game for Michigan State to take the top rebound spot on the team. A.J Hoggard has the top spot for assists with 5.0 per game, adding 11.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per matchup.
  • Jaden averages 2.0 three-pointers per game, the most on the Spartans.
  • Michigan State’s leader in steals is Walker (1.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Carson Cooper (0.8 per game).
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