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Michigan State Spartans vs Arizona Wildcats Open Thread

Tom Izzo is here to Make East Lansing Win Again.

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The long wait is over. MSU Basketball is offically back.

The Spartans (0-0, 0-0 in Big Ten) are making their debut tonight against the Arizona Wildcats (0-0, 0-0 in Pac 12) in the Armed Forces Classic from the University of Hawaii.

The Armed Forces Classic is a series of I college hoops games that are televised from United States military bases around Veterans Day to honor service members, and it takes place staged at the Stan Sheriff Center on the University of Hawaii campus in Honolulu.

The Spartans enter the new season ranked No. 12 in the AP preseason poll, while the Wildcats enter this game ranked No. 10. Both teams are loaded with young talent that could mature into a Final Four contender as the season wears on, and this will be a great test to open the season.

Come join the pregame chatter before the big game. Here is everything you’ll need to watch and follow it when it comes time:

Michigan State Spartans vs Arizona Wildcats

When: Friday, November 11, 2016

Game Time: Time 7 p.m. ET

Location Honolulu, Hawaii | Stan Sheriff Center | Armed Forces Classic

Television ESPN or Watch ESPN

Announcers: Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas and Molly McGrath will be on the call.

Radio: Spartan Sports Network

Odds: Michigan State is favored by one-point.

Series: Arizona leads 4-2, but the Spartans have won each of the last two games vs. the Wildcats and are 2-2 vs. Arizona under Tom Izzo.

Thank you everyone for joining us for today’s game thread to discuss all the action. #GoGreen