Michigan State's men's basketball schedule was released Thursday with 18 home regular season games, the normal amount. The Big Ten season opens New Year's Eve at Minnesota. The Spartans' opening Big Ten home game is Saturday, January 5th against Purdue.
MSU plays Illinois, Iowa, Northwestern and Penn State just once and the remainder of the league's teams both home and away. The schedule opens November 9th in Germany against Connecticut. The top non conference home match up is December 22nd against Texas.