Michigan State has landed the No. 3 seed in the Midwest and will play Valparaiso Thursday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Michigan is the No. 4 seed in the South Region and will play South Dakota Thursday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
PRINT: 2013 NCAA Tournament bracket
About the teams:
Michigan finished the regular season 26-7 overall, 12-6 in the conference. The Wolverines lost in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament to Wisconsin 68-59.
Michigan hasn’t reached sweet 16 since 1994.
Michigan State finished their season 25-8 overall, 13-5 in the conference.
The Spartans lost to Ohio State 61-58 in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals. Most projections have the Green and White as the #3 seed out of the Auburn Hills pod. Michigan State has made 15-straight NCAA appearances, and 8 Final Four appearances overall.
Oakland University’s Greg Kampe will be in studio to break down the brackets on Sports Final Edition at 11 p.m. on Local 4.