The Michigan State Spartans will have their first Battle 4 Atlantis game tonight when they face St. John’s in the quarterfinal round.
MSU enters this game at 2-2 and ranked No. 20 in the USA Today Coaches poll and No. 24 in the Associated Press poll. St. John’s is 2-1 and unranked in the second season under head coach Chris Mullin.
If the Spartans beat St. John’s tonight, they will then get a Thursday semifinal matchup with No. 20 Baylor, who beat VCU earlier today.
Michigan State vs. St. John’s, Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament Quarterfinal
When: 7 p.m. EST.
Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
TV: AXS TV.
Channel: DirecTV 340, Dish Network 167
Radio: Spartan Sports Network.
Series: St. John’s leads 2-0. The programs haven’t met since Dec. 1 1979.
Full Schedule for Games Spartans could be in:
Game 3: Michigan State vs. St. John's -- 7 p.m., AXS TV
Game 5: Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 3 -- Noon, ESPN
Game 7: Loser of Game 2 vs. Loser of Game 3 -- 7 p.m., AXS TV
Third-Place Game -- 1 p.m., ESPN
Championship Game -- 3:30 p.m., ESPN
Fifth-Place Game -- 7 p.m., AXS TV
Seventh-Place Game -- 9:30 p.m., AXS TV