GAME NOTES: The Indiana Hoosiers (11-7, 4-2) travel to East Lansing, Michigan for a Friday night contest with the 9th ranked Michigan State Spartans (16-3, 4-2). The game will be played at The Breslin Center with the tip-off scheduled for 7:00 PM ET. FS1 will carry the television broadcast with Gus Johnson and Jimmy Jackson on the call.
Indiana is on a 3 game Big Ten conference winning streak, while the Spartans have lost 2 of their last 3 in conference play.
Head coach Tom Izzo is in his 23rd year of leading the Spartan program. He has a career record of 560-222 as the head coach at Michigan State.
Indiana leads the all-time series 68-53.
Vegas has IU as a 15-point underdog to Michigan State. KenPom has MSU as a 16 point favorite and only gives the Hoosiers an 8% chance of upsetting the Spartans.
MICHIGAN STATE LEADERS
- Miles Bridges: 16.7
- Nick Ward: 14.3
- Joshua Langford: 13.5
- Cassius Winston: 12.7
- Jaren Jackson: 11.5
- Ward: 7.5
- Bridges: 7.4
- Jackson: 6.2
- Winston: 6.9
- Lourawls Nairn: 3.8
- Bridges: 3.2
- Jackson: .8
- Winston: .7
- Jackson: 3.3
- Ward: 1.6
SIDE BY SIDE STATISTICAL COMPARISON
You can follow us on Twitter: @daily_hoosier
Find us on Facebook: thedailyhoosier
Statistics credit – NCAA
(Photo: Dave Wasinger/Lansing State Journal)