PREVIEW: Spartan, Buckeye rematch in East Lansing
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
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
freshman forward Dorka Juhász
graduate guard Carly Santoro
graduate forward Makayla Waterman
freshman guard Janai Crooms
graduate guard Carmen Grande