Michigan State-Southern Utah: Time, TV channel, watch online (December 9, 2017)

No. 3  Michigan State (8-1, 2-0 Big Ten) and Southern Utah (5-3) men’s basketball will meet for a non-conference matchup on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Find game time, TV channel and how to watch online information below.

Michigan State enters  on a seven-game winning streak, its last loss coming to No. 1 Duke on Nov. 14. The Spartans moved to 2-0 in Big Ten play before moving away from conference opponents for several weeks. Southern Utah will be their first of six consecutive non-conference opponents to wrap up the calendar year.

With No. 2 Kansas losing a home game Wednesday, Michigan State has a chance to replace the Jayhawks in that spot in both the Associated Press Top 25 and the Amway Coaches Poll with a win.

Michigan State-Southern Utah basketball: Game time, information

Michigan State and Southern Utah play at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Time: 6 p.m. ET

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Location: Breslin Center, East Lansing, Mich.

How can I watch the Michigan State-Southern Utah basketball game on TV and online?

Michigan State and Southern Utah will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.  BTN2Go will have the live stream. You can also stream the game from your  Android or  iOS device.

Kevin Kugler and Shon Morris will call the game.

How can I listen to the Michigan State-Southern Utah basketball game on the radio?

Michigan State and Southern Utah can be heard over the 38-affiliate  Spartan Sports Network, including flagship stations WMMQ-FM (94.9)/WJIM-AM (1240) in Lansing and WJR-AM (760) in Detroit.

Will Tieman and Matt Steigenga will have the call.

Michigan State-Southern Utah basketball preview

Several Spartans will see a familiar face on the sideline Saturday. Southern Utah is coached by Todd Simon, who coached one Michigan State big man, Gavin Schilling, at Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) and another, Ben Carter, as a UNLV assistant.

A Michigan native, Simon is one win from matching his win total from his first season with the Thunderbirds in 2016-17. Jadon Cohee, who is averaging 18.0 points per game, leads a Southern Utah team that features three players scoring in double figures.

Michigan State will plays its last game before a seven-day break for finals week. It will be the Spartans’ third game in seven days. On Tuesday, they beat Rutgers, 62-52, on the road after being tied at halftime.

All five Michigan State starters have averaged double figures, led by Miles Bridges with 15.4 points per game. But the Spartans have been most impressive on defense, with teams shooting 32 percent on 2-pointers against them. Offensive rebounding has been an issue on the surface, but a team averaging 7.9 blocks per game and forcing so many missed shots is bound to give up some boards.

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