Michigan State has landed in one of the Columbus pods for the 2012 NCAA tournament. There, as the No. 1 seed in the West Region, Michigan State will take on 16th-seeded LIU Brooklyn on Friday. Also that day, Memphis will play Saint Louis. If the Spartans win their game, they will take on the winner of the Memphis-Saint Louis game.
Here's a look at the West Region of the 2012 NCAA tournament bracket:
No. 1 Michigan State vs. No. 16 LIU Brooklyn (Friday)
No. 8 Memphis vs. No. 9 Saint Louis (Friday)
No. 5 New Mexico vs. No. 12 Long Beach State (Thursday)
No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 13 Davidson (Thursday)
No. 2 Missouri vs. No. 15 Norfolk State (Friday)
No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Virginia (Friday)
No. 3 Marquette vs. No. 14 BYU OR Iona (Thursday)
No. 6 Murray State vs. No. 11 Colorado State (Thursday)
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