Michigan State is currently in fourth place in the Big Ten, making them eligible for a double bye in the tournament starting March 6.
The Michigan State women's basketball team celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day during their game Monday night against Indiana.
The Spartans come off a 71-86 loss to No. 16 Iowa on Feb. 7, while the Hoosiers come off a 61-65 loss to Minnesota on Feb. 6.
The Spartans are coming off a 77-73 road win against in-state rival Michigan from Sunday afternoon. This win broke the Spartans away game losing streak, going 0-4 since Jan. 3.
Jenna Allen, a senior center on the women’s basketball team, was named to the Big Ten weekly Honor Roll for her performances in last week’s games.
The No. 23 Spartans (14-5, 4-4 Big Ten) will travel to Ann Arbor to face the Wolverines (12-8, 3-5 Big Ten) for the Spartan’s biggest road test of the season.
No. 23 Spartans (14-5) swept Illinois at home with a score of 77-60, meaning the team remains undefeated with a home record of 11-0.
After falling to No. 20 Rutgers, 62-76 on Jan. 20, the Spartans dropped six spots in the latest AP polls coming in at No. 23.
The No. 21 Scarlet Knights (15-3, 7-0 Big Ten) upset No. 17 Spartans (13-5, 3-4 Big Ten), 76-62 to remain perfect in Big Ten play.
The Spartans remain perfect at home with a 77-60 upset win over Maryland. Aggressive defense lead by Madrekia Cook and Sidney Cooks held Maryland to 14.3 percent shooting from behind the arch and 42.3 percent from the field.
The Spartans went up six spots in this week’s AP polls, and Shay Colley got her second career double-double against the unranked Buckeyes on Monday night.