Indiana at Michigan State: Game Notes and Statistical Comparison

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

Scoring:

  • Miles Bridges:  16.7
  • Nick Ward:  14.3
  • Joshua Langford:  13.5
  • Cassius Winston:  12.7
  • Jaren Jackson:  11.5

Rebounds:

  • Ward:  7.5
  • Bridges:  7.4
  • Jackson:  6.2

Assists:

  • Winston:  6.9
  • Lourawls Nairn:  3.8
  • Bridges:  3.2

Steals:

  • Jackson:  .8
  • Winston:  .7

Blocks:

  • Jackson:  3.3
  • Ward:  1.6

SIDE BY SIDE STATISTICAL COMPARISON

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Statistics credit – NCAA

(Photo: Dave Wasinger/Lansing State Journal)

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