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

The No. 1 seed Purdue Boilermakers (28-3, 17-3 Big Ten) head into the Big Ten tournament against the No. 8 seed Michigan State Spartans (19-13, 10-10 Big Ten) on Friday at Target Center, tipping off at 12:00 PM ET.

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

Boilermakers vs. Spartans Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 15, 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

Boilermakers Insights

  • Purdue owns a top-25 offense this season, ranking 10th-best in college basketball with 84.2 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranks 124th with 70.2 points allowed per contest.
  • When it comes to rebounding, things are clicking for the Boilermakers, who are averaging 40.3 boards per game (11th-best in college basketball) and allowing 29.4 rebounds per contest (fourth-best).
  • Purdue has been piling up assists in 2023-24, ranking fifth-best in the country with 18.4 assists per game.
  • With 10.8 turnovers per game, the Boilermakers are 130th in the country. They force 9.5 turnovers per contest, which ranks 328th in college basketball.
  • Purdue ranks second-best in college basketball with a three-point shooting percentage of 41.1%. It ranks 77th in college basketball by sinking 8.5 threes per contest.
  • The Boilermakers are giving up 7.4 three-pointers per game (192nd-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32% (80th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Of the shots taken by Purdue in 2023-24, 64.7% of them have been two-pointers (70.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.3% have been threes (29.6%).

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Spartans Insights

  • In 2023-24, Michigan State is 177th in the nation offensively (73.5 points scored per game) and 24th-best defensively (65.9 points allowed).
  • With 34.6 rebounds per game and 33.7 rebounds conceded, the Spartans are 221st and 121st in the country, respectively.
  • At 16.3 assists per game, Michigan State is 26th in the nation.
  • The Spartans are the 22nd-best squad in the nation in turnovers per game (9.2) and 125th in turnovers forced (11.8).
  • Michigan State makes 6.5 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 264th and 51st, respectively, in the country.
  • Defensively, the Spartans are 223rd in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 7.6. They are 121st in 3-point percentage conceded at 32.7%.
  • Michigan State takes 30.2% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 69.8% 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

  • The Boilermakers leader in points and rebounds is Zach Edey, who scores 24.2 points and grabs 11.7 rebounds per game.
  • Braden Smith is Purdue’s best passer, dishing out 7.2 assists per game while scoring 13 PPG.
  • The Boilermakers get the most three-point shooting production out of Lance Jones, who knocks down 2.2 threes per game.
  • Smith and Edey lead Purdue on the defensive end, with Smith leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Edey in blocks averaging 2.2 per contest.

Spartans Leaders

  • Tyson Walker is at the top of the Spartans scoring leaderboard with 18.3 points per game. He also grabs 2.9 rebounds and racks up three assists per game.
  • The Michigan State leaders in rebounding and assists are Malik Hall with 5.6 rebounds per game (he also adds 12.6 points and two assists per game) and A.J Hoggard with five assists per game (he also tacks on 11.1 points and 3.1 rebounds per game).
  • Walker is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Spartans, hitting 1.8 threes per game.
  • Michigan State’s leader in steals is Walker (1.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Carson Cooper (0.7 per game).
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