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Rivalry matchup between Michigan State and Michigan scheduled for noon

October 18, 2021
<p>Michigan State Football Head Coach Mel Tucker runs out from the tunnel before the start of their game at Indiana. The Spartans found a way to hold on against the Hoosiers with a 20-15 win, scraping to their first 7-0 start since 2015 on Oct. 16, 2021.</p>

Michigan State Football Head Coach Mel Tucker runs out from the tunnel before the start of their game at Indiana. The Spartans found a way to hold on against the Hoosiers with a 20-15 win, scraping to their first 7-0 start since 2015 on Oct. 16, 2021.

Photo by Devin Anderson-Torrez | The State News

Kickoff is officially scheduled to be at noon for Michigan State’s game against Michigan on Oct. 30 and will be broadcast on Fox.

Michigan and Michigan State are the only two teams remaining with an undefeated record in the Big Ten and are ranked sixth and ninth in the AP poll respectively

Michigan State sits at 7-0 and has the upcoming weekend off before Michigan comes to town. The Wolverines are 6-0 and coming off its bye week. Michigan plays Northwestern Saturday before the anticipated matchup with the Spartans. 

Michigan State is hosting The Battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy this year after shocking Michigan in Ann Arbor last year for Mel Tucker’s first win as the coach of MSU. The Wolverines lead the all-time series 38-28-2 and won the last two games in Spartan Stadium.

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