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Michigan State to play Washington State in Holiday Bowl

Michigan State to play Washington State in Holiday Bowl
Posted at 3:46 PM, Dec 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-03 20:15:34-05

Holiday Bowl Matchup
By The Associated Press
   Michigan State (9-3, Big Ten) vs. Washington State (9-3, Pac-12), Dec. 28, 9 p.m. EST
   LOCATION: San Diego

   Michigan State: C Brian Allen, named second-team All-Big Ten by coaches and media.
   Washington State: RB Jamal Morrow, 522 yards rushing, 479 receiving.

   Michigan State: The Spartans completely reversed last season's 3-9 record with a young team that wasn't expected to do much. WR Felton Davis has 51 catches for 658 yards and eight TDs.
   Washington State: The Cougars were the only Pac-12 team to beat conference champ Southern California this year. Washington State has scored at least 30 points eight times.

   Washington State 23, Michigan State 21. (Sept. 17, 1977)

   Michigan State: First appearance in Holiday Bowl, 10th bowl in 11 seasons under coach Mark Dantonio.
   Washington State: Fourth appearance in Holiday Bowl and second in a row, fourth bowl appearance in six years under coach Mike Leach.