Thursday, April 22, 2010

Bella Notte: MSU-ND to be a night game

Michigan State will host Notre Dame under the lights at Spartan Stadium, ESPN has announced. The game will kick at 8 p.m. and be broadcast nationally on ABC.

Joe Rexrode points out that this makes three of the last four MSU-ND games night contests, which we here at TOSSS love.

Although, there are some lingering bad memories of night games against Notre Dame. Specifically a certain contest that shall not be named in driving rain where a certain ND QB managed to lead a comeback every time the rain let up, and where a certain MSU squad blew a late lead to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

I happened to be sitting one aisle removed from the ND fans for that game, and actually switched sections after the season because I didn't want to experience another game like that.

This year, with an eye on that game and last year's debacle, it's time to make a more positive memory under the lights.

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