Tip time announced for Ohio State-Michigan State game on Thursday
The start time for the second meeting between No. 4 Ohio State and Michigan State has been announced.
Sunday, a tip time was set for 9 p.m. ET for the matchup on Thursday, Feb. 25. It is the rematch from a Jan. 31 contest in Columbus, a game the Buckeyes won 79-62. The Spartans will host this meeting in the Breslin Center.
ESPN will air the game.
🚨 GAME UPDATE 🚨
Thursday’s game vs Ohio State will tip at 9 PM ET on ESPN. pic.twitter.com/njFhD465U5
— Michigan State Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) February 21, 2021
Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell had a dominant performance in the first meeting, scoring 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting and grabbing 8 rebounds in the 17-point win. Justice Sueing and C.J. Walker were the other two Buckeyes to score in double figures, getting 17 and 10 respectively.
Three Spartans hit double figures, led by Joshua Langford with 14. Joey Hauser scored 11 and Aaron Henry dropped in 10, but it wasn’t enough for Michigan State.
Michigan State will host No. 5 Illinois on Tuesday night before the Thursday game against Ohio State. The Buckeyes take on No. 3 Michigan on Sunday in Columbus prior to the trip to East Lansing.