Michigan State’s practice on Thursday at Little Caesars Arena, open to the public and free of charge, will take place from 3:25-4:05 p.m.

The practice precedes MSU’s opening game in the NCAA Tournament, on Friday at 7:10 p.m. against Bucknell at Little Caesars Arena.

MSU is one of eight teams in action at LCA this week and all will have practices open to the public and free on Thursday. Seating is general admission and free parking is available in all Olympia Development lots north of I-75. Doors open at 10 a.m.


11-11:40 a.m. – Cal-State Fullerton

11:45 a.m.-12:25 p.m. – Butler

12:30-1:10 p.m. – Purdue

1:15-1:55 p.m. – Arkansas

3:25-4:05 p.m. – Michigan State

4:10-4:50 p.m. – TCU

4:55-5:35 p.m. – Bucknell

5:40-6:20 p.m. – Arizona State or Syracuse (winner of Wednesday’s First Four game)


Michigan State vs. Bucknell

Tip-off: 7:10 Friday, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

TV/radio: CBS/760

Records: No. 3 seed Michigan State 29-4; No. 14 seed Bucknell 25-9

Next up: Winner faces the winner between No. 6 TCU and the winner of the No. 11 Arizona State and No. 11 Syracuse “First Four” game Sunday.