Hondo S. Carpenter

#5 Michigan State Spartans and their Hall of Fame Head Coach Tom Izzo are sitting at 30-6 this season and are the Big Ten Conference regular season champs and Big Ten Tournament champ.

Spartan Nation was at practice where we talked about the state of the Spartans and looked ahead to the sweet 16 match-up with LSU. Here is some important information from our buddy Michael “MEX” Carey, the terrific MSU SID:

East Lansing, Mich. - Michigan State's men's basketball game in the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament against LSU on March 29 will tip off at 7:09 p.m. (ET) at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.

The Spartans, 30-6 overall, advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 70-50 win over Minnesota on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.

Michigan State, the No. 2 seed in the East Region, advances to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in program history and for the 14th time under Head Coach Tom Izzo. LSU, the No. 3 seed in the region, advanced with a 69-67 win over Maryland on Saturday.

The winner of the Michigan State vs. LSU game will face the winner of a game between No. 1 seed Duke and No. 4 seed Virginia Tech.

The game will air live on CBS, with Jim Nantz calling the play-by-play, Grant Hill and Bill Raftery serving as the analysts and Tracy Woolfson on sidelines.

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