Michigan State and Michigan both won Big Ten titles this season and both are No. 3 seeds in the NCAA Tournament.
However, the Spartans (29-4) and Wolverines (28-7) face major travel differences heading into March Madness.
The Spartans won the Big Ten regular season, led conference teams in total wins, were slotted at No. 4 in the AP poll at time of selection and are among the favorites to win the national championship, which would be coach Tom Izzo's first since 2000.