No. 10 Michigan State will play No. 12 Pittsburgh in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at 7 p.m. , Thursday, Dec. 30 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, the College Football Playoff committee announced on Sunday afternoon. The game will be televised on ESPN as part of the New Year's Six.
The Spartans finished the regular season with a 10-2 overall record (7-2 Big Ten), while the Panthers won the ACC Championship with an 11-2 record (7-1 ACC). This will be the eighth all-time meeting between the two schools (MSU leads series, 6-0-1) and the first since 2007.
The Spartans will be making their 30th all-time bowl appearance (13-16 record), including their third in a New Year's Six Bowl game (Cotton Bowl Classic during 2014 season; College Football Playoff Semifinal at Cotton Bowl Classic during 2015 season). This marks MSU's first-ever appearance in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
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