Both matchups for the Final Four are shaping up to be tremendous this weekend. While Virginia battles Auburn in the earlier content, Michigan State will meet Texas Tech later tonight.
Michigan State stunned Duke in the Elite Eight as Cassius Winston led the charge with 20 points. Xavier Tillman also had an impressive performance with 19 points and nine rebounds.
After nearly suffering an upset loss in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, the Spartans have been tremendous. Not only did they defeat the Blue Devils, but they won in blowout fashion against the LSU Tigers.
Tom Izzo is putting together a coaching clinic this March Madness, but he’ll have a tough time getting past Chris Beard.
Texas Tech has won its past three contests by a total of 45 points. Star guard Jarrett Culver is leading the Red Raiders in scoring over that period of time.
While it’d be great to see Texas Tech reach its first championship in program history, ESPN is siding with Michigan State.
According to the BPI, the Spartans have a 61.1 percent chance of defeating the Red Raiders.
Winner of this matchup will face Virginia or Auburn in the final game of this college basketball season.
Tipoff is set for 8:49 p.m. ET from U.S. Bank Stadium.
All the action for the Final Four will be on CBS.