Michigan State vs. USC: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
The No. 7 Michigan State Spartans (19-12) take on the No. 10 USC Trojans (22-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, beginning at 12:15 PM.
On Friday, in its most recent game, Michigan State fell to Ohio State 68-58. With 15 points, Joey Hauser was its high scorer. In its previous game, USC lost to Arizona State on Thursday, 77-72. Tre White scored a team-high 16 points (and contributed zero assists and five boards).
When is Michigan State vs. USC and when does it start?
This game between the Spartans and Trojans will take place on Friday, March 17, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 12:15 PM ET.
Where to Watch Michigan State vs. USC
The Spartans and Trojans will take to the court at Nationwide Arena for this matchup on March 17, and if you’d like to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on CBS.
Michigan State Spartans vs. USC Trojans Game Preview
Michigan State Stats, Odds & Insights
Michigan State’s +88 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 70.2 points per game (209th in college basketball) while giving up 67.4 per contest (100th in college basketball).
The 70.2 points the Spartans average are just 2.9 more than the Trojans give up.
Michigan State knocks down 7.5 three-pointers per game (174th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.0. It shoots 39.5% from deep while its opponents hit 31.5% from long range.
The Spartans put up 70.6 points per game at home, compared to 70.4 points per game away from home, a difference of 0.2 points per contest.
In its last 10 games, Michigan State has been racking up 72.1 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 70.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
USC Stats, Odds & Insights
USC is outscoring opponents by 5.5 points per game, with a +177 scoring differential overall. It puts up 72.8 points per game (152nd in college basketball) and allows 67.3 per contest (96th in college basketball).
The Trojans average 72.8 points, 5.4 more than the Spartans allow.
USC connects on 6.5 three-pointers per game (284th in college basketball), 1.1 fewer than its opponents.
The Trojans average 76.2 points per game at home, and 68.2 on the road.
USC is scoring 74.7 points per contest in its past 10 games, compared to its season average of 72.8.
Spartans Key Players to Watch
Trojans Key Players to Watch
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