Michigan State basketball: getting to know Marquette

Michigan State is moving on to the round of 32, and takes on the No. 2 seed, the Marquette Golden Eagles. The two teams take the floor at Nationwide Arena in Columbus on Sunday.

The Spartans and Golden Eagles have met once: MSU won, 79-68, on Nov. 28, 2014.

A spot in the Sweet 16 is waiting for one of these two schools. Get to know Michigan State’s round of 32 opponent Marquette:

School Information

Who: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Conference: Big East Conference

Head Coach: Shaka Smart (2nd season)

Projected Lineup


PG: Tyler Kolek (13.3 ppg)

G: Stevie Mitchell (7.0 ppg)

G: Kam Jones (15.0 ppg)

F: Olivier-Maxence Prosper (12.4 ppg)

C: Oso Ighdaro (11.4 ppg)


F: David Joplin (9.3 ppg)

G: Chase Ross (4.8 ppg)

G: Sean Jones (3.8 ppg)

F: Ben Gold (2.7 ppg)

Tournament History

Tournament appearances: 35

National championships: 1

Final Four appearances: 3

Elite Eight appearances: 7

Sweet 16 appearances: 16

Overall record: 41-35

Most recent appearance: 2022 (9 seed, 95-63 loss vs. 8 seed North Carolina in round of 64)

Story originally appeared on Spartans Wire