The Spartans made the tournament as a No. 11 seed in the East Region when the field was announced on Sunday evening, culminating a dramatic late-season run to secure a spot in the field. Michigan State will open the 2021 NCAA Tournament with a first four game against fellow No. 11 seed UCLA on Thursday.
What seed is MSU basketball?
East Lansing, Mich. – Michigan State basketball didn’t move up or down in the latest bracketology update. The Spartans, placed in the East Region (Philadelphia), are still a 5-seed according to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi, only this time MSU will face the Ohio Bobcats rather than Colorado St./Richmond.
Will Michigan be a 1 seed?
The Michigan Wolverines will start the 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament as the No. 1 seed in the East Region. The Wolverines won the Big Ten Regular Season title and lost to Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal, finishing the season with a 20-4 record.
Will Michigan State make the 2021 NCAA Tournament?
It took more than half an hour, but Michigan and Michigan State basketball are officially in the 2021 NCAA tournament. Although the tournament is located in Indianapolis, both teams were placed into the East region.
Is Izzo leaving MSU?
“When I do it, I’m just leaving,” Izzo said on Wednesday. The 66-year old is entering his 27th season leading the Spartans and will continue to address the topic of retirement; however, he’s not ready to call it quits just yet.
What’s Michigan’s basketball schedule?
2020-21 Michigan Basketball Schedule
|Weds.||December 9, 2020||Toledo|
|Sun.||December 13, 2020||Penn State|
|Fri.||December 25, 2020||at Nebraska|
|Thurs.||December 31, 2020||at Maryland|
How many times has Michigan been a 1 seed?
Twice has Michigan been a 1-seed, and one of the two times it made the final game of the season (1993). Michigan is 61-28 in the NCAA Tournament, has reached the Final Four eight times and the national championship game seven times — but only has the 1989 win to show for it.
When was the last time Michigan was a #1 seed?
4 Florida State. It is the first time Michigan has received a No. 1 seed since the 1992-93 season, when the Fab Five (in their second year with the Wolverines) lost in the national championship to North Carolina.
Who does Michigan play first in NCAA?
The winner of Michigan’s first-round game will meet the winner of No. 8 seed Louisiana State (18-9) and No. 9 seed St. Bonaventure (16-4) on Monday (March 22) at one of four Indianapolis venues for a spot in the Sweet 16.