Michigan State is on the street once more, taking part in at night time once more, and this time is hoping for a greater end result. The Spartans journey to Indiana for its Huge Ten opener trying to bounce again from a Week 2 loss to Arizona State.
* Who: No. 24 Michigan State vs. Indiana
* When: 7:30 p.m.
* The place: Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Ind.
* TV: Huge Ten Community
* Radio: Spartan Sports activities Community (WJR-AM 760 Detroit; WJIM-AM 1240/WMMQ-FM 94.9 Lansing); Sirius Ch. 134, XM Ch. 202 (Web Ch. 971)
* Twitter: Observe Matt Wenzel and Kyle Austin
* Stay updates: Be a part of the MLive dialog at 6:30 p.m.
* Newest line: Michigan State -Three half of
* Sequence report: Michigan State leads, 46-16-2
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
5 must-reads earlier than kickoff:
* Michigan State has misplaced a non-conference sport in three of the earlier 5 seasons. Every time, the Spartans have adopted that loss with no less than 4 straight wins. Mark Dantonio hopes the Spartans can reply to adversity as soon as once more.
* Michigan State has six would-be starters at present injured indirectly or one other. A few of these gamers’ statuses for Saturday are identified, others will not be so certain. Check out the total harm report.
* The offensive methods of Michigan State’s first two opponents have been related: plenty of brief passes, many over the center. The Spartans have taken the week off to deal with that, and count on extra of the identical towards Indiana.
* As Michigan State’s backup quarterback, Rocky Lombardi has been attempting to get on the sector in any means doable. He has a job now, however not one he would have anticipated: Spartans beginning punter.
* Matt Wenzel offers his weekly scouting report and prediction for the sport, predicting one other one-score sport for the Spartans.
* Passing: Brian Lewerke 50-72, 601 yards, Three TD, 2 INT
* Speeding: LJ Scott 30 carries, 103 yards, zero TD
* Receiving: Cody White 14 catches, 183 yards, 2 TD
* Tackles: Joe Bachie 21
* Sacks: Kenny Willekes 2
* Interceptions: Khari Willis, Joe Bachie, Matt Morrissey 1
* Passing: Peyton Ramsey 56-76, 479 yards, 5 TD, 2 INT
* Speeding: Stevie Scott 69 carries, 388 yards, Three TD
* Receiving: Luke Timian 13 catches, 12 yards, zero TD
* Tackles: Jonathan Crawford 15
* Sacks: Jerome Johnson, Jonathan Crawford, T.D. Roof, Reakwon Jones, Kayton Samuels 1
* Interceptions: Jonathan Crawford, Isaac James 1
BIG TEN SCHEDULE (with predictions)
Friday, Sept. 21
Penn State at Illinois, 9 p.m. (FS1)
Saturday, Sept. 22
Boston Faculty at Purdue, midday (ESPN2)
Minnesota at Maryland, midday (BTN)
Nebraska at Michigan, midday (FS1)
Buffalo at Rutgers, midday (BTN)
Tulane at Ohio State, 3:30 p.m. (BTN)
Michigan State at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. (BTN)
Wisconsin at Iowa, 8:30 p.m. (FOX)