E. Michigan takes on Michigan State
Eastern Michigan (1-1) vs. Michigan State (2-1)
Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Michigan and Michigan State both look to put winning streaks together . Each team earned a victory in their last game. Michigan State earned a 73-52 road win over Butler on Wednesday, while Eastern Michigan walked away with a 103-98 win in overtime at home against Illinois State last week.
SAVVY SENIORS: Michigan State’s Gabe Brown, Marcus Bingham Jr. and Joey Hauser have combined to account for 42 percent of all Spartans scoring this season.MIGHTY MCBRIDE: Bryce McBride has connected on 41.7 percent of the 12 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 77.8 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Eastern Michigan has attempted the eighth-most free throws in all of Division I. The Eagles have averaged 29.5 free throws per game.