10-vs.7 games are always fun, and this matchup is sure to follow that trend.
Michigan enters the contest after winning the Big Ten Tournament championship following an odd set of circumstances — a plane mishap led to the Wolverines arriving hours before their first tourney game and forced them to play in their practice jerseys. The Wolverines went 24-11 this season.
Michigan makes its 27th NCAA Tournament appearance this year and their second straight. The Wolverines are 52-25 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
Oklahoma State earned an at-large 10-seed after finishing 20-12 and going 9-9 in conference play, but finishing strong to keep its tournament hopes alive.
The Cowboys are making their 28th NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. Oklahoma State is 38-26 in tournament play.
These two teams have met once in the NCAA Tournament, in 1992. Michigan outlasted Oklahoma 75-72 in the lone meeting.