NCAA Basketball Wisconsin St. vs Michigan State
Fantasy College Basketball preview
The Wisconsin Badgers will be travelling to Michigan to battle the # 9 ranked Michigan State Spartans this Thursday evening. FanPicks is proud to bring you this NCAA College Basketball matchup preview. Come enjoy daily Fantasy College Basketball news at Fanpicks.com ahead of this upcoming March Madness 2016.
The Badgers started their conference matches with 4 out of 5 losses before turning things around by beating the same Spartans a month ago 77-76. They have been perfect since and on a 7 game winning streak coming into this game. Wisconsin has won 3 consecutive games in double-digits and most recently, an impressive win on Saturday over Maryland. Vitto Brown, their junior Forward scored a career best 21 pts in that game pushing his season average to 9.5 per game. Their team leader Nigel Hayes tallied with a 14 pts, 6 rebounds and 2 assists performance. Hayes scored 25 pts in their first meeting, one of his 8 20+ pts performances in the season. The Badgers have won 4 of the last 5 matchups against the Spartans.
Michigan State is also performing well with five victories in its last six games led by their senior guard, Denzel Valentine averaging 19.5 pts a game, 7.1 assists and 7.7 boards. He was phenomenal in Sunday’s victory against Indiana, 88-69, with 30 pts and 13 assists. He’s potentially in the race for national player of the year, being one of the only players in the nation who can score and play defence at the same time at a level above others. The Spartans’ power forward, Matt Costello is coming back from his best game this weekend, with a career best 22 pts with 11 boards. He averages 10.3 pts and 8.3 boards on the season.