Michigan State renews one of its classic rivalries while at the same time saying goodbye to the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
The Spartans visit Notre Dame, a team it has played 97 times before but only three times since 1979, as it closes out its difficult November schedule.
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- Who: No. 20 Michigan State (5-2) vs. Notre Dame (5-1)
- When: 9:15 p.m.
- Where: Purcell Pavilion
- Latest line: Michigan State -1 1/2
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TV Network: ESPN2 (Brian Custer, Jordan Fornette)
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Major Cable Providers
- Comcast: Channel 32/202(HD) | Streaming
- Spectrum: Channel 34/773(HD) | Streaming
- Dish: Channel 140 | Streaming
- DIRECTV: Channel 209 | Streaming
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Radio Network: Spartan Media Network
- Affiliates: WJR-AM 760 Detroit; WJIM-AM 1240/WMMQ-FM 94.9 Lansing; 22 other Michigan-based affiliates listed on MSUSpartans.com
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- Satellite: Sirius Ch. 383; XM Ch. 383; SiriusXM.com Ch. 973
• This will be Michigan State’s final of 22 games played in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge since 1999 after ESPN announced this week that the series would end following this season.
• Senior forward Nate Laszewski is averaging a team-best 18.2 points per game for Notre Dame, double his scoring average from last year. He’s one of five Irish players averaging double figures scoring.
• Michigan State senior forward Malik Hall will miss his fourth straight game due to a foot injury. Sophomore guard Jaden Akins (foot) is doubtful for the game.
• Michigan State has won four of the last five matchups in the series vs. Notre Dameand the last two: in 2020 and in 2017, when both teams were in the top five. The two teams have played 97 times in their histories.
• Notre Dame is 19-1 at Purcell Pavilion over the last two seasons.
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