Monday, 01 January 1900
College Basketball previews at BookMaker TV with Pat Williams and Monte Scates. Updated basketball odds and lines break down for these March 9 Sunday college basketball games, from a betting perspective.
Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes - 4:30 PM
This is it, Sunday is the regular season finale for Ohio State (22-8, 9-8) and #22 Michigan State (22-7, 11-5).
Prior to their first game (preview) on January 7th, Ohio State (15-0, 2-0) was ranked #3 and Michigan State (13-1, 2-0) was ranked #5. After trailing at the half, the Buckeyes mounted a comeback to tie the game in regulation, but lost in overtime, 72-68.
The teams are now playing for Big Ten Tournament seeding. Ohio State will finish at #5 or #6 depending on results of this game, plus the Saturday Iowa-Illinois game.
Michigan State, currently sitting in 2nd place, will keep an eye on Sunday's Wisconsin-Nebraska game. The regular season championship is wrapped up, but for the Spartans, seeds #2-#4 are still in play.