AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. In this gallery, look for photos of Michigan State vs. Bucknell on Friday, March 16. This was the second-ever meeting between the Spartans and the Bison. The last time they played was Nov. 21, 2003 in East Lansing. Michigan State current streak of 21 consecutive NCAA tournament ranks 3rd nationally. Meanwhile, Bucknell is making its eighth NCAA tournament appearance overall and first in consecutive years since reaching the tournament in 2005 and 2006. They came off an eight-game winning streak including an 83-54 victory over Colgate to seal the automatic bid.