Marquette and Michigan State play in second round of NCAA Tournament

Michigan State Spartans (20-12, 11-8 Big Ten) vs. Marquette Golden Eagles (29-6, 17-3 Big East)

Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 5:15 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marquette -3; over/under is 141

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 6 Marquette Golden Eagles and Michigan State Spartans play in the NCAA Tournament second round.

The Golden Eagles are 17-3 against Big East opponents and 12-3 in non-conference play. Marquette is 6-2 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Spartans’ record in Big Ten play is 11-8. Michigan State averages 70.3 points and has outscored opponents by 3.1 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyler Kolek is averaging 13.1 points, 7.5 assists and 1.8 steals for the Golden Eagles. Kam Jones is averaging 14.6 points over the last 10 games for Marquette.

Tyson Walker is averaging 14.5 points for the Spartans. Joey Hauser is averaging 16.8 points over the last 10 games for Michigan State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Eagles: 10-0, averaging 77.4 points, 29.2 rebounds, 17.2 assists, 8.9 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.8 points per game.

Spartans: 6-4, averaging 73.2 points, 29.8 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 4.0 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points.


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