Exploring the Michigan State vs. Kansas State Sweet 16 Matchup

The NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 matchup between the Michigan State Spartans and the Kansas State Wildcats is right around the corner, and fans are buzzing with excitement. This article provides you with all the essential information, from the game time and TV channel to player statistics and betting insights, for this highly anticipated showdown.

When and Where to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 23, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York
  • TV Channel: TBS

Basketball enthusiasts can catch all the March Madness action live, along with their favorite sports talk shows and other cable favorites, on Sling TV.

Michigan State Players to Keep an Eye On

As the Michigan State Spartans gear up for their Sweet 16 clash with the Kansas State Wildcats, let’s take a closer look at some of the key players who have the potential to make a significant impact on the game.

A.J Hoggard

  • Assists per game: 5.9
  • Rebounds per game: 3.7
  • Points per game: 12.5

Joey Hauser

  • Rebounds per game: 7.1
  • Points per game: 14.3
  • Assists per game: 1.8
  • Steals per game: 0.4
  • Blocked shots per game: 0.2

Tyson Walker

  • Points per game: 14.8
  • Assists per game: 2.8
  • Rebounds per game: 2.5
  • Steals per game: 1.2
  • Blocked shots per game: 0.2


  • Points per game: 9.6
  • Assists per game: 1.1
  • Rebounds per game: 4

Mady Sissoko

  • Points per game: 5.1
  • Rebounds per game: 6.2
  • Assists per game: 0.5
  • Steals per game: 0.3
  • Blocked shots per game: 0.8

Kansas State Players to Keep an Eye On

The Kansas State Wildcats have a formidable lineup, and these players are poised to leave their mark on the Sweet 16 matchup.

Markquis Nowell

  • Assists per game: 7.8
  • Points per game: 17.1
  • Rebounds per game: 3.5

Keyontae Johnson

  • Points per game: 17.5
  • Rebounds per game: 7
  • Assists per game: 2.2
  • Field goal percentage: 51.4%
  • 3-point shooting percentage: 40.5%
  • Triples per game: 1.3

Nae’Qwan Tomlin

  • Points per game: 10.3
  • Rebounds per game: 5.8
  • Assists per game: 1.1
  • Field goal percentage: 50%

Desi Sills

  • Points per game: 8.8
  • Rebounds per game: 3.6
  • Assists per game: 2.3
  • Steals per game: 1
  • Blocked shots per game: 0.4

Cam Carter

  • Points per game: 6.4
  • Rebounds per game: 2.9
  • Assists per game: 1.5

Betting Insights

For those looking to add an extra layer of excitement to the Sweet 16 matchup, here are some valuable betting insights:

  • Spread: Michigan State -1
  • Moneyline Favorite: Michigan State -120
  • Moneyline Underdog: Kansas State +100
  • Total Points: 137.5

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