The No. 7-seeded Michigan State Spartans (22-11, 13-9) have advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals today and will face the No. 3-seeded Purdue Boilermakers (26-6, 15-6) today following the Indiana-Iowa game. Michigan State defeated Purdue in the lone matchup between the two teams during the regular season.
- Today’s game marks the 129th meeting all-time between the two programs.
- Purdue leads the all-time series 72-56.
- Purdue has won four of the last five games in the series, and seven of the last 11 contests
- Tom Izzo is 27-20 in his career as head coach against Purdue.