Michigan State Earns No. 7 Seed, Michigan is No. 11 for March Madness NCAA Tournament

During Sunday’s Selection Show, Michigan State received the No. 7 seed in the West Region while Michigan was seeded No. 11 in the South Region ahead of the NCAA March Madness Tournament in men’s basketball.

No. 7 Michigan State
The Spartans are set to face No. 10 Davidson in their first round matchup on Friday in Greenville, South Carolina.

The winner advances to the round of 32 on Sunday against the winner between No. 2 seed Duke and No. 15 seed Cal State Fullerton.

The Spartans finished the regular season 20-11 overall and 11-9 in the Big Ten. MSU then beat Maryland and Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament before falling to Purdue in Saturday’s semifinals.

Michigan State makes its 24th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, the second-longest active streak in Div. I college basketball.

They have made every NCAA tournament since 1997 under Izzo, who is 52-22 in the Big Dance and 116-56 in March overall during his 27 seasons as head coach.

It is MSU’s 35th overall NCAA appearance. The Spartans just made it into the First Four last year as an 11-seed and lost to eventual Final Four participant UCLA.

No. 11 Michigan
The Wolverines will take on No. 6 Colorado St. on Thursday in Indianapolis.

The winner advances to the round of 32 against the winner between No. 3 Tennessee and No. 14 seed Longwood on Saturday.

The Wolverines finished the regular season 17-13 overall and 11-9 in the Big Ten. Michigan lost to Indiana in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday.

Michigan was a No. 1 seed in last year’s NCAA Tournament and reached the Elite Eight before losing to UCLA.

Michigan extends its NCAA Tournament streak to six straight seasons. The Wolverines will look to reach a fifth consecutive Sweet 16 this year.

For a link to the entire NCAA Tournament March Madness bracket click here.