Spartans will face Wake Forest in Pinstripe Bowl

The Michigan State Spartans will play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
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EAST LANSING, MI. (WILX) -- The Michigan State Spartans will play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium, the bowl's Twitter account confirmed Sunday.

It's a game of firsts for MSU; they've neither played in the Pinstripe Bowl or against Wake Forest.

Wake Forest is 8-4 overall and 4-4 in ACC play.

The Spartans became bowl eligible when they beat Maryland 19-16 on Nov. 30.

The Pinstripe Bowl airs at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27 on ESPN.

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