The latest Michigan State vs. IN odds have the Spartans favored by six points, while the over-under, or total points Vegas thinks will be scored, is set at 136.5.
Indiana University head basketball coach Archie Miller met with the media after a 63-62 win over Michigan State on Saturday afternoon. Juwan Morgan averages 8.3 rebounds, while MSU guard Cassius Winston leads the team in scoring (19.2) and assists (7.4) and Goins averages 9.1 boards.
The Spartans are hoping to remain atop the conference with a win, but it won't be an easy task given the way IN has been playing lately, especially at home.
If the Hoosiers can sweep the remaining two games, then make some mild noise in the league tournament, in might find itself receiving a pair of dancing slippers. The Hoosiers pulled within five after their fifth 3-pointer of the half before Michigan State went back up by nine and took a 35-28 lead into the locker room.
The Boilermakers await final word of their Big Ten Tournament seeding as they're now tied for 10th place with IN in the conference standings, and are still eligible to be either the No. 10 or No. 11 seed based on Sunday's conference results. For the game, Michigan State finished with 14 turnovers. Michigan State's shot accuracy and free throw ability suffered last time, so expect to see improvements on offense.
There are some significant questions to ask about the trajectory of the IN program, but for now the only relevant concern is what kind of effort will they bring Thursday night IN Champaign against the Fighting Illini.
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BLOOMINGTON, IN - MARCH 02: Matt McQuaid #20 of the Michigan State Spartans dribbles the ball around Devonte Green #11 of the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall on March 2, 2019 in Bloomington, Indiana.
After leading for almost the entire game, Michigan State stumbled down the stretch and fell to the Hoosiers, 63-62, on Saturday afternoon at Assembly Hall.
There are two ways to look at this season for IN - the cup half full view is to focus on how a team that played so poorly to lose at Rutgers and Northwestern could also sweep a top five team like Michigan State.
The Spartans come to Bloomington looking to avenge their 79-75 loss to the Hoosiers which came on February 2nd.
Only four rebounds and three assists between them as well, and three of each of those have come from Morgan. If the Hoosiers can cruise to victory in both games, they increase their chances of making the tournament. Devonte and obviously Justin had really big games.