The Wildcats (5-4, 0-1 B1G) continue their home stand with their B1G home opener vs the Michigan State Spartans. The ‘Cats handled SIU-Edwardsville 72-54 on Sunday afternoon in their first action since finals week. Tom Izzo’s Spartans (7-3, 1-0) come into this matchup banged up a bit, but they’re still an upper echelon opponent for this young NU team.
Here’s how you can watch the primetime action:
Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena (Evanston, Illinois)
Tipoff: 7:00 p.m. CT
Radio: ESPN 1000, WNUR Sports 89.3 FM
Online: FOX Sports
Betting line: Michigan State -12, O/U 138
KenPom Prediction: Michigan State 75, Northwestern 66 (80 percent chance of MSU win)