With an 81-61 win over Illinois this past week, the Spartans clinched at least a share of the regular season title. It is the eighth time that Michigan State has won a Big Ten regular season title. A win over Wisconsin today would clinch the outright title.
Michigan State has won 11-straight games and enters the game on Sunday with a 27-3 overall and a 15-2 mark in the Big Ten Conference, while Wisconsin is 14-16 overall and 7-10 in league play following a 70-64 win at Northwestern on Thursday night.
Today’s contest will be the 143rd meeting all-time between Michigan State and Wisconsin. Michigan State leads the all-time series with Wisconsin, 78-64.
Today’s game will be shown live on CBS, with Kevin Harlan calling the play-by-play and Bill Raftery as the color analyst.