MSU to face Washington State in Holiday Bowl
Buy your tickets and pack your bags because MSU is headed to San Diego for the Holiday Bowl.
After posting a 9-3 record in the regular season, the Spartans will take on Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28. It is the first bowl game for MSU since 2015, when the Spartans were shutout 38-0 to Alabama in the Cotton Bowl.
Under head coach Mark Dantonio, MSU is 4-5 in bowl games and has won four of the last five.
The Spartans, who are going to their 10th bowl game with Dantonio, are 5-2 against the Cougars.
Seven other Big Ten teams are slated to play in a bowl game: Iowa, Michigan, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin.
In the penultimate AP Top 25 rankings, MSU was ranked No. 18, and Ohio State, who won the Big Ten Championship Saturday, came in at No. 5, which was the highest-ranked Big Ten team.