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Michigan opens as 1.5-point favorite over Oklahoma State in First Round of NCAA Tournament

No. 7 Michigan will face No. 10 Oklahoma State on Friday at 12:15 PM ET.

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No. 7 Michigan has opened as a 1.5-point favorite against No. 10 Oklahoma State in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, according to VegasInsider. The two teams will battle it out in the Midwest Region.

The other three No. 7 vs. No. 10 games include No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 10 Marquette, No. 7 St. Mary’s vs. No. 10 VCU, and No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Wichita State. Michigan is slated to be the closest of the four games, along with South Carolina, which opens as a 1.5-point favorite over Marquette.

The Wolverines won four games in four days on the road to claiming the 2017 Big Ten Tournament championship, while Oklahoma State has dropped its last three games, including the Big 12 Tournament opener to Iowa State.

Michigan and Oklahoma State will tip-off on Friday at 12:15 PM ET from Indianapolis, Indiana.