The Mid-American Conference Tournament champion and No. 13 seed Kent State Golden Flashes battle the No. 4 seed Indiana Hoosiers in a Midwest Region first-round matchup in the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket on Friday. The Golden Flashes (28-6, 15-3 MAC), who beat Toledo 93-78 on Saturday to win the MAC Tournament title, are making their seventh NCAA Tournament appearance, and first since 2017. The Hoosiers (22-11, 12-8 Big Ten), who tied for second in the Big Ten Conference standings, are making their 41st tournament appearance and second in a row. This will be the third meeting between the teams in the tournament. Kent State beat Indiana 77-73 in the first round in 2001, while the Hoosiers beat the Golden Flashes 81-69 in the Elite Eight in 2002. Indiana leads the all-time series 3-1.
Tipoff from MVP Arena in Albany, New York, is set for 9:55 p.m. ET. The Hoosiers are 4.5-point favorites in the latest Kent State vs. Indiana odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 140.5. Before making any Indiana vs. Kent State picks, be sure to check out the college basketball predictions and March Madness betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Kent State vs. Indiana and just locked in its picks and March Madness predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the college basketball lines and trends for Indiana vs. Kent State:
Indiana vs. Kent State spread: Indiana -4.5Indiana vs. Kent State over/under: 140.5 points Indiana vs. Kent State money line: Kent State +158, Indiana -190 KENT: The Golden…
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Author : CBS Sports Staff
Publish date : 2023-03-17 15:02:43
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