The 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game is set with the Michigan State Spartans facing the Ohio State Buckeyes. The game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET (FOX) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.
Michigan State (11-1, 8-0 B1G) clinched the Legends Division title and a spot in the championship game with a 30-6 win over Northwestern on Nov. 23. The Spartans will make their second appearance in the championship game in the last three years.
Ohio State (12-0, 8-0 B1G) is making their first appearance in the championship game as winners of the Leaders Division. The Buckeyes clinched their spot in the championship game with a win over Indiana last week.
The Buckeyes lead the overall series between the two schools 28-13.
If Ohio State wins, they might earn a spot in the 2014 BCS National Championship Game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Jan. 6. Should the Buckeyes not finish in the Top 2 of the BCS, they would play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. Michigan State would also play in the Rose Bowl with a victory.
Big Ten Championship Game Results
- 2012 – Wisconsin 70, Nebraska 31
- 2011 – Wisconsin 42, Michigan State 39