How to Watch Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas State Wildcats: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas State Wildcats: Live Stream or on TV


A Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament matchup features the No. 7 Michigan State Spartans (21-12) and No. 3 Kansas State Wildcats (25-9) to decide which of the teams is heading to the East Regional final when it tips off on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, starting at 6:30 PM, airing on TBS.

On Sunday, in its most recent game, Michigan State defeated Marquette 69-60. With 23 points, Tyson Walker was its leading scorer. Kansas State won its most recent game against Kentucky, 75-69, on Sunday. Markquis Nowell led the way with 27 points, plus two boards and nine assists.

When is Michigan State vs. Kansas State and when does it start?

This matchup between the Spartans and Wildcats will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 6:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Michigan State vs. Kansas State

The Spartans and Wildcats will hit the floor at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on March 23, and if you would like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TBS.

Michigan State Spartans vs. Kansas State Wildcats Game Preview

Michigan State Stats, Odds & Insights

Michigan State outscores opponents by 3.2 points per game (scoring 70.2 per game to rank 208th in college basketball while allowing 67.0 per outing to rank 82nd in college basketball) and has a +107 scoring differential overall.

The 70.2 points the Spartans average are only 1.3 more than the Wildcats allow.

Michigan State knocks down 7.2 three-pointers per game (202nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.1. It shoots 38.7% from deep while its opponents hit 31.9% from long range.

When playing at home, the Spartans are posting 0.2 more points per game (70.6) than they are in away games (70.4).

In its last 10 games, Michigan State has been racking up 74.6 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 70.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Kansas State Stats, Odds & Insights

Kansas State outscores opponents by 6.6 points per game (posting 75.5 points per game, 84th in college basketball, and allowing 68.9 per contest, 141st in college basketball) and has a +225 scoring differential.

The Wildcats average 75.5 points, 8.5 more than the Spartans allow.

Kansas State makes 7.0 three-pointers per game (227th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 6.3 on average.

In 2022-23 the Wildcats are averaging 1.7 fewer points per game at home (75.0) than away (76.7).

Over its last 10 games, Kansas State is averaging 72.2 points per game, 3.3 fewer points than its season average (75.5).

Spartans Key Players to Watch

Spartans Leaders
Tyson Walker 33 14.8 2.5 2.8 1.2 0.2 1.7
Joey Hauser 33 14.3 7.1 1.8 0.4 0.2 2.2
A.J Hoggard 33 12.5 3.7 5.9 0.9 0.3 0.7
Jaden Akins 29 9.6 4.0 1.1 1.2 0.3 1.6
Malik Hall 22 8.8 4.2 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.7

Wildcats Key Players to Watch

Wildcats Leaders
Keyontae Johnson 34 17.5 7.0 2.2 1.1 0.2 1.3
Markquis Nowell 34 17.1 3.5 7.8 2.4 0.1 2.4
Nae’qwan Tomlin 34 10.3 5.8 1.1 1.2 0.9 0.5
Desi Sills 33 8.8 3.6 2.3 1.0 0.4 0.5
David N’Guessan 27 6.4 3.7 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.1

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.