On Sunday, Nov. 20., the FGCU men’s basketball team will head to East Lansing, Michigan, to take on No. 9 Michigan State at 7 p.m.
On Friday night, the Spartans opened their season against the No. 10 Arizona Wildcats. The Spartans fought a tough battle but came up short in a 65-63 finish.
Michigan State was led by their star player, Miles Bridges, who scored 21 points and had seven rebounds, followed by Nick Ward and Matt McQuaid, who both scored nine in the season opener.
FGCU seeks to return after an injury to captain Marc-Eddy Norelia, who was absent due to a broken hand in their season-opening loss against the Florida Gators.
After a long night in Jacksonville following their season opener, the Eagles realized the difference in play in the opposing halves of the game. Christian Terrell and Zach Johnson had a tough night from the field, shooting a combined 28 percent.
Both FGCU and MSU seek redemption after their first losses of the year when they face off in the Breslin Center.