No. 6 Duke Blue Devils welcome No. 8 Michigan State Spartans in the 2020 State Farm Champions Classic matchup at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday night. This clash will be the 50th AP top-10 matchup in Cameron Indoor Stadium history.
Game time for tonight night is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET, with live stats and television coverage and streams provided.
There several ways to follow this game. ESPN will broadcast the action live on TV with Sean McDonough and Jay Bilas on the call. For live streaming coverage, visit WatchESPN.com and also use the ESPN App. There will also be coverage on the radio via Blue Devil Sports Network from Learfield IMG College (96.5FM & 610AM in Durham) and on ESPN Radio.
Freshman forward Jalen Johnson was impressive for Duke (1-0) in its opening game, after grabbing an impressive 19 point and a 19-rebound double-double in the home season opener against Coppin State. He also added 5 assists and 4 blocks for the Blue Devils in the win on Saturday.
DJ Steward scored 24 points and 9.0 rebounds in the last outing, while Wendell Moore Jr. scored 13 points and Matthew Hurt tallied 12 points and 7.0 rebounds against Coppin State for Duke.
Michigan State, meanwhile, beat Notre Dame 80-70 on Saturday night and also had a victory in its season opener against Eastern Michigan last Wednesday night.
From the two games so far this campaign, Joey Hauser has an average of 12.5 points and 3.0 assists, while Foster Loyer is scoring 11.5 points and Gabe Brown is putting up 10 points for the Spartans (2-0).
Aaron Henry is averaging 10 points and 6.0 for Michigan, which is scoring 81.5 points per game, making 48.0% of the shots from the floor and pulling down 42.5 rebounds per contest from two games.
Tuesday’s game is the 17th meeting between Duke and Michigan State. The Blue Devils lead the series 13-3 and is 3-0 ithe Champions Classic.
No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks will face No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats in the other State Farm Champions Classic tournament game at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Tuesday.