Latest Sports Scores

Scoreboard

  • ALL
  • NBA
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA
  • 4/24 7:00 PM EDT
    MIL0
    TOR0
  • 4/24 10:30 PM EDT
    GS0
    POR0
  • 4/24 8:00 PM EDT
    WAS0
    ATL0
  • MLB
  • 4/24 7:05 PM EDT
    TB0
    Bal0
  • 4/24 7:05 PM EDT
    ChC0
    Pit0
  • 4/24 7:40 PM EDT
    Cin0
    Mil0
  • 4/24 8:05 PM EDT
    Min0
    Tex0
  • 4/24 8:10 PM EDT
    KC0
    CWS0
  • 4/24 8:40 PM EDT
    Was0
    Col0
  • 4/24 9:40 PM EDT
    SD0
    Ari0
  • 4/24 10:07 PM EDT
    Tor0
    LAA0
  • 4/24 10:15 PM EDT
    LAD0
    SF0
  • NHL
  • 4/24 1:00 PM EDT
    MIN0
    STL0
  • 4/24 1:00 PM EDT
    NYR0
    MTL0
  • 4/24 1:00 PM EDT
    CHI0
    NSH0
  • 4/24 1:00 PM EDT
    SJ0
    EDM0

No. 5 Minnesota vs. No. 12 Middle Tennessee preview: Game time, broadcast, betting line, prediction

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

The Minnesota Gophers (24-9) are the No. 5 seed in the South Region, and will take on the No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (30-4). The game will be played at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI on Thursday, March 16.

Preview: Minnesota clinched the No. 5 seed with big wins over Maryland, Michigan State, and Purdue. They are led by junior guard Nate Mason, who averages 15.5 points per game.

Middle Tennessee reached the tournament by defeating Marshall in the C-USA Tournament. They are led by JaCorey Williams, who averages 17.3 points per game. You can check out the entire NCAA Tournament bracket here. You can also see how the committee ranked the teams 1-68 here.

Date: Thursday, March 16

Time: 4:00 p.m. E.T.

TV Channel: TNT

Location: BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI

Announcers: Carter Blackburn, Mike Gminski, Debbie Antonelli, and Lisa Byington

Opening Betting Line: Minnesota -1, via OddsShark

Minnesota's last NCAA Tournament appearance was in 2013. As a No. 11 seed, the Gophers made it to the Second Round, where they lost to No. 3 Florida by a score of 78-64.

Middle Tennessee's last NCAA Tournament appearance was last year. The No. 15 Blue Raiders shocked the No. 2 Michigan State Spartans in the First Round, before losing to No. 10 Syracuse by a score of 75-50.

Prediction: Middle Tennessee shocked the basketball world, and busted quite a few brackets, last year by defeating Michigan State. This year, the Blue Raiders enter as a No. 12 seed and are fully capable of beating Minnesota. They will, and move on to face Butler.

The 9 Favorites To Win The NCAA Tournament

9. Arizona – 12/1 odds

The post No. 5 Minnesota vs. No. 12 Middle Tennessee Preview: Game Time, Broadcast, Betting Line, Prediction appeared first on The Spun.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

Man Finds 5 Abandoned 'Puppies' In His Garden - Then Quickly Realizes He Made A Big Man Finds 5 Abandoned 'Puppies' In His Garden - Then Quickly Realizes He Made A Big
A Holocaust Survivor Found These Old Photographs - And Solved A Decades-Old Mystery A Holocaust Survivor Found These Old Photographs - And Solved A Decades-Old Mystery
Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts