Valparaiso will play Michigan St.in NCAA opener
AUBURN HILLS, Mich.
Michigan State has received a No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region and will open the NCAA tournament against Valparaiso on Thursday in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Tipoff is set for 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
The Spartans (25-8) are coming off a loss to Ohio State in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament.
Valparaiso (26-7) received a No. 14 seed after defeating Wright State to win the Horizon League tournament.
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