How to watch Michigan State vs Northwestern: TV channel, whistleblower time, live stream

Michigan State’s first rematch of the week was closer than expected: The Spartans needed a last-second bucket from Joey Hauser on Wednesday to beat a Minnesota team they had already beaten on the road. Now they will face another team they have already beaten on the road at Northwestern.

GAME INFORMATION

Who: 10th Michigan State (14-2, 5-0) vs. Northwestern (8-6, 1-4)

When: Noon

Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing

Bottom Line: Michigan State -9

HOW TO WATCH

Television Network: Big Ten Network (Brandon Gaudin, Jess Settles)

Broadcast options

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Major Cable Providers

Comcast: Channel 65/256 (HD) | Diffusion

Spectrum: Channel 45/778 (HD) | Diffusion

Dish: Channel 410 | Diffusion

DIRECTV: Channel 610 | Diffusion

*Channel numbers listed are for Michigan subscribers and may change by region. Check local listings.

HOW TO LISTEN

Radio Network: Spartan Media Network

Affiliates: WJR-AM 760 Detroit; WJIM-AM 1240/WMMQ-FM 94.9 Lansing; 22 other Michigan-based subsidiaries listed on MSUSpartans.com

Live broadcast : MSUSpartans.com | iPhone app | Android app

Satellite: Sirius Ch.83; XM Ch. 83; SiriusXM.com 83

PLAY NOTES

• Northwestern lost to Maryland in double overtime, 94-87, on Wednesday in their last outing. Forward Pete Nance had a career-high 28 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Wildcats. The loss was Northwestern’s fourth in a row.

• Saturday will mark the second time Michigan State and Northwestern have played in 14 days. The Spartans beat Northwestern, 73-67, on Jan. 2 in Evanston behind 20 points from Gabe Brown and 13 points from Marcus Bingham Jr.

• Michigan State leads the Big Ten in conference play in field goal percentage (48.7) and is second in the conference in 3-point percentage (41.7). In their last nine games overall, the Spartans are shooting 44.3% from 3-point range after shooting 32% in their first seven games of the season.

• Northwestern hasn’t won a game at Breslin Center since 2009, while Michigan State has won eight consecutive games in the building. The Spartans are 49-4 against Northwestern at the Breslin Center since the building opened.

• Wildcats guard Boo Buie has two games of 25 or more points against Michigan State: he had 30 against the Spartans helping Northwestern win in December 2020 and 26 in a game against the Spartans in 2019. Those games are the two highlights of his 64-game North West career. The Spartans held Buie to 12 points in the first game of this season.

PRE-MATCH LINKS

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Spartan Confidential podcast: How good is Michigan State’s basketball?

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