This Thursday the Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Michigan State Spartans at the Moda Center in Portland. The Crimson Tide are currently 4-0 and are sitting in 4th place in the SEC Conference. Alabama is coming off a 104-62 win over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. A win over the Spartans will give the Crimson Tide a shot at 1st place in their Conference.
In Alabama’s previous game against Jacksonville State, Crimson Tide Forward Brandon Miller led the way as he played 25 minutes and put up 3 assists, 8 rebounds, and a total of 28 points. Crimson Tide Guards N. Burnett and M. Sears also put up 18 points each in the matchup.
The Michigan State Spartans will enter this game coming off nail-biting 73-71 win against the Villanova Wildcats. The Spartans currently hold an overall record of 3-1 and sit in 13th place in the Big Ten Conference. A win over Alabama could put the Spartans in 8th place in their Conference,
The Michigan State Spartans owe a thank you to Guard Tyson Walker as he stood out in their recent contest against Villanova. Tyson Walker led the Spartans with 22 points, 3 rebounds, and 5 assists in the game. Forward Joey Hauser had a great game as well as he was 75% in the three-point department.