For Spartans in the Minneapolis area, there are several events happening to cheer on Michigan State in the Final Four.
On Friday at the US Bank Stadium there will be an open practice for each of the Final Four teams. This event is free for the public. Doors open at 10 a.m. CDT and each team will take their turn with an open practice. The Spartans will practice at 2 p.m. CDT.
Later that evening there will be a pep rally featuring MSU coach Tom Izzo, the MSU basketball team, Spartan Brass, the MSU cheerleaders and dance team, and Sparty. The pep rally will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. CDT at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Admission is $20 per person. Registration closed on Wednesday.
On Saturday, there will be several watch parties at bars in the Minneapolis area.
If the Spartans defeat Texas Tech. they will go on to play in the NCAA March Madness championship Monday night.