Thursday, February 27, 2020

PREVIEW: Spartan, Buckeye rematch in East Lansing

February 20, 2019
<p>Redshirt junior guard Shay Colley (0) drives to the basket during the game against Indiana Feb.11, 2019. The Spartans defeated the Hoosiers 77-61.</p>

Redshirt junior guard Shay Colley (0) drives to the basket during the game against Indiana Feb.11, 2019. The Spartans defeated the Hoosiers 77-61.

Photo by CJ Weiss | The State News

Who: Michigan State (17-8, 7-7 Big Ten) and Ohio State (12-12, 8-7 Big Ten)

When: 6 p.m. Feb. 21 

Where: Breslin Student Events Center 

TV: BTN 

The Spartans lost to Nebraska 82-71 Feb. 17, putting the Spartans in a ninth place seed for the Big Ten Tournament. Senior center Jenna Allen reached a milestone after she scored her 1,000 career point on a layup against the Cornhuskers. The Spartans have two consecutive home games and one more road game left in the regular season after Thursday's game. 

The Buckeyes defeated Wisconsin 70-68 Feb. 17, putting them in the eighth place seed for the Big Ten Tournament. Freshman forward Dorka Juhász had 21 points, one of four Buckeyes in double digits. Ohio State has one more road game before concluding the regular season at home against Rutgers. 

Michigan State is 13-0 at home while Ohio State is 3-9 on the road. 

Projected Spartan Starters

senior center Jenna Allen

sophomore forward Sidney Cooks

junior guard Taryn McCutcheon 

freshman guard Nia Clouden

redshirt junior guard Shay Colley 

Projected Buckeye Starters 

freshman forward Dorka Juhász

graduate guard Carly Santoro

graduate forward Makayla Waterman

freshman guard Janai Crooms 

graduate guard Carmen Grande 

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