MSU fans rally despite dreary weather ahead of Sweet 16 game

Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2023 at 5:27 PM EDT
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NEW YORK (WILX) - The green and white spirit is alive and well in the Big Apple.

Michigan State fans in New York City hunkered down indoors on a dreary day as they eagerly awaited their team’s Sweet 16 matchup against Kansas State. After a long week of preparation, the Spartans were finally ready to take the court and compete for a chance to advance to the Elite Eight.

Despite the unfavorable weather, MSU fans still found a way to rally together and show their support for their beloved team. A pep rally hosted by the MSU Alumni Association on Sixth Avenue brought together enthusiastic fans who were eager to cheer on their team.

As the game approached, most betting sites had the Spartans listed as small favorites. However, MSU knew that a win would not come easy against a talented Wildcats squad. The team was looking to secure its first Elite Eight berth in four years, and it would take a strong performance on both ends of the court to make that happen.

With the stage set and the fans ready, all eyes were on Michigan State and Kansas State as they took to the court for what promised to be a thrilling Sweet 16 matchup.

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