The No. 7 seed Spartans will face the No. 3 seed Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with the matchup to be broadcast on TBS. This 2023 NCAA tournament regional semifinal will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The winner moves onto Saturday’s Elite Eight with a spot in the Final Four, set for Houston on April 1-3, on the line.
MSU in Sunday’s second round knocked out No. 2 seed Marquette 69-60, led by Tyson Walker’s 23 points. It cruised past No. 10 seed USC, 72-62, in Friday’s first round, led by Joey Hauser’s 17 points. Coach Izzo makes his 25th straight NCAA tournament appearance. I will be honest with you, I didn’t expect State to do too much after a not so good Big Ten Tournament