The Michigan State Spartans face off against the UCLA Bruins tonight in the play-in round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Tonight’s game marks the 11th all-time meeting between the two programs and second ever in the NCAA Tournament.
- UCLA leads the all-time series with Michigan State, 6-4.
- The Spartans have won two-straight against the Bruins.
- Tom Izzo is 3-3 in his career against UCLA, including a 0-1 mark in the NCAA Tournament.
- Michigan State lost the sole matchup against UCLA in the NCAA Tournament as a 10-seed in Round One of the 2011 tournament, falling to the No. 7 seeded Bruins 78-76.