East Lansing, MI – Michigan State basketball will host Penn State on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the middle of a three-game homestand.
Last weekend, the Spartans broke a four-game losing skid against Nebraska, winning 66-56; however, MSU turned the ball over a season-high 22 times and needs to tighten it up offensively.
"The road gets tougher now," Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo said. "But I think it's a great time of year for the road to get tougher for us."
MSU enters the matchup with a 9-7 overall record and a 3-7 mark in the conference whereas, Penn State is 7-8 with four Big Ten victories.
"They (PSU) have rebounded pretty nicely now; they've won four of their last six … they have very, very good guard play," said Izzo. "They come at you in waves."
How to Watch
- Where: Breslin Center
- Tuesday, February 9, at 7:00 p.m.
- Announcers: Dave Flemming & Dan Dakich
- BookMaker: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
- Pinnacle: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
- Sky Book: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
- Sports Betting: MSU is a 3-point favorite.
Last Five Games
- Mar 3, 2020: MSU vs. Penn State, W 79-71
- Feb 4, 2020: MSU vs. Penn State, L 70-75
- Jan 13, 2019: MSU vs. Penn State, W 71-56
- Jan 31, 2018: MSU vs. Penn State, W 76-68
- Mar 9, 2017: MSU vs. Penn State, W 78-51 (Big Ten Tournament)
- Michigan State leads the all-time series, 40-9.
- MSU has won 24 of the last 30, including 11 of the last 13 contests.
- Tom Izzo is 33-8 against Penn State.
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