First-place matchup: No. 12 Spartans, No. 13 Buckeyes to meet on Saturday
No. 12 Michigan State travels to No. 13 Ohio State on Sat., Nov. 11 in a battle for first place in the Big Ten East Division.
The game will be nationally televised on FOX beginning at noon. Both the Spartans and Buckeyes stand at 5-1 in the conference standings with three games left to play in the regular season. MSU improved to 7-2 overall with a thrilling 27-24 win over No. 7 Penn State last Saturday in Spartan Stadium, as Matt Coghlin hit a 34-yard field goal on the last play of regulation, while OSU lost its first Big Ten game with a 55-24 loss at Iowa.
The Spartans made the biggest one-week jump in the four-year history of the College Football Playoff rankings by leaping 12 spots from No. 24 to No. 12; Ohio State is currently ranked 13th.
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