2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
7-1, 1st in Big Ten - East

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Updated Big Ten projections after OSU's upset loss last night. Michigan is now the favorite and Purdue (!) has a 1 in 20 shot at the conference title.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

After Ohio State lost to Purdue, Notre Dame now has the best Strength of Record in the country. This is purely about accomplishment -- how difficult was it to achieve the record you have? Harder to go 7-1 with LSU's schedule than undefeated with Clemson or Alabama's so far.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

A loss to Purdue didn't eliminate the Buckeyes, but Ohio State's chance to reach the playoff dropped 47 percentage points. Meanwhile no one improved its playoff outlook yesterday more than Michigan, who is now the fourth-most likely team to reach the CFP.

Michigan-Michigan State pregame antics described by coaches (1:16)
Michigan players jump on Michigan State logo after win (0:17)
Bush: Michigan felt 'disrespected' (0:48)
Patterson's two TDs leads Michigan past rival Michigan State (1:55)
Michigan storms field after beating rival Spartans (0:20)
Mason pounds his way into end zone for Michigan TD (0:20)
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Most important takeaway for each top 25 team

Alabama dominated again, while the Wolverines look like CFP contenders after taking down Michigan State. Ohio State? Not so much. What else have we learned in Week 8?

Wolverines score 79-yard TD (0:30)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Shea Patterson is making plays Michigan couldn't make in the past several years. Wolverines are looking like they'll survive a game that was pointed toward another upset, and the new QB had been the difference.

Spartans recover Wolverines' fumble (0:32)
Michigan State pulls off 'Philly Special' for TD vs. Michigan (0:26)
Spartans QB sacked, Davis exits game with injury (0:47)
Patterson sack sets up Wolverines missed FG (1:01)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Nine punts and a missed field goal in the second quarter in East Lansing. Both offenses look rudderless and lost headed into halftime.

Wolverines score first against Spartans (0:33)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

After an 80-minute weather delay, Michigan offense didn't have much rust to kick off. Wolverines converted three third downs - including one on a deflected pass - to get on the scoreboard.

Wolverines sack Spartans to force punt (0:24)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Spartan Stadium is being cleared due to bad weather. Heavy lightning strikes are expected to sweep through the area soon. No updates yet on when the game is expected to resume.

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'Bush league' antics revitalize MSU-Mich. rivalry

After Michigan and Michigan State players clashed during warm-ups, Jim Harbaugh denounced the Spartans' disrespectful, "bush league" actions, and Mark Dantonio called it "B.S."

Michigan, Michigan State get heated during pregame (0:50)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan will be without defensive end Rashan Gary in today's rivalry game with Michigan State. Spartan running back LJ Scott, who has also missed the past several games, is suited up and going through warm-ups in East Lansing.

Team Stats

Passing Yards207.694th
Rushing Yards212.832nd
Points For36.0Tied-28th
Points Against14.46th