Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • MSU56.6
    • 40.4MIA
  • Three Point %

    • MSU30.0
    • 25.0MIA
  • Turnovers

    • MSU12
    • 10MIA
  • Rebounds

    • MSU36
    • 23MIA

Game Information

Coverage: TNT
Bank of Oklahoma Center
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma 74194
  • Line: MIA -1.0
  • Over/Under: 128
Rick Crawford, Don Daily, Michael Stephens
3/18/2017 Associated Press

Spartans overcome slow start, dominate Miami

Nick Ward scored 19 points to help Michigan State atone for last season's early NCAA Tournament disappointment with an opening-round 78-58 victory over Miami on Friday night.

12T
Michigan State384078
Miami273158

Game Flow

MSU
MIA
0:00 - 2nd Half

MSU

78

MIA

58

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Miles Bridges made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Cassius Winston.
  • Matt McQuaid missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Miles Bridges missed Layup.
  • Miles Bridges missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Matt McQuaid made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Miles Bridges.
  • Joshua Langford missed Jumper.
  • Cassius Winston missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Joshua Langford missed Jumper.
  • Nick Ward made Layup.
  • Miles Bridges made Jumper.
  • Miles Bridges made Layup.
  • Nick Ward made Layup. Assisted by Cassius Winston.
  • Cassius Winston made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Miles Bridges.
  • Nick Ward made Layup. Assisted by Alvin Ellis III.
  • Alvin Ellis III missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Joshua Langford made Jumper.
  • Lourawls Nairn Jr. missed Layup.
  • Joshua Langford made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Lourawls Nairn Jr..
  • Matt McQuaid made Layup. Assisted by Miles Bridges.
  • Joshua Langford missed Jumper.
  • Nick Ward made Layup. Assisted by Matt McQuaid.
  • Alvin Ellis III missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Miles Bridges made Dunk.
  • Alvin Ellis III made Layup. Assisted by Matt McQuaid.
  • Alvin Ellis III missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Nick Ward made Jumper. Assisted by Cassius Winston.
  • Lourawls Nairn Jr. missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Nick Ward made Dunk.
  • Miles Bridges made Dunk. Assisted by Lourawls Nairn Jr..
  • Kamari Murphy missed Jumper.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Jumper.
  • Ja'Quan Newton made Layup.
  • Kamari Murphy missed Jumper.
  • Bruce Brown made Layup.
  • Bruce Brown made Three Point Jumper.
  • Ja'Quan Newton made Layup.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Jumper.
  • Anthony Lawrence Jr. missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Bruce Brown made Dunk. Assisted by Dejan Vasiljevic.
  • Ebuka Izundu missed Jumper.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Jumper.
  • Dewan Huell made Jumper.
  • Kamari Murphy missed Jumper.
  • Dejan Vasiljevic missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Reed missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Anthony Lawrence Jr. missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Reed made Layup.
  • Davon Reed missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Anthony Lawrence Jr. made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Ja'Quan Newton.
  • Davon Reed made Jumper.
  • Kamari Murphy missed Jumper.
  • Dewan Huell missed Jumper.
  • Dewan Huell made Dunk. Assisted by Kamari Murphy.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Dewan Huell made Dunk. Assisted by Bruce Brown.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Layup.
  • Ja'Quan Newton made Layup.
  • Ja'Quan Newton missed Layup.
  • Davon Reed missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Ebuka Izundu missed Jumper.
  • Dejan Vasiljevic missed Jumper.

Conversation

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.

NCAAM News

  • What's wrong with Duke's defense?

    The Blue Devils' defensive issues were glaring in their loss at Boston College. They're still scoring at a torrid pace, but why do they have such problems stopping 3-pointers and controlling the paint?

  • The most exciting players in college basketball

    The argument about the best player in college basketball will go on all season. But it's already clear which players are the most exciting. We go through the list, starting, of course, with Deandre Ayton and Collin Sexton.

  • Oregon State slips past Jacksonville State 70-69

    Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and had five assists as Oregon State held on to beat Jacksonville State 70-69 on Tuesday night.