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COLUMBUS — The Big Ten football showdown of the season is going prime-time.
Ohio State’s trip to reigning conference champion Michigan State on Nov. 8 will kick off at 8 p.m., and be televised by ABC, the schools announced today. ’
It is the Buckeyes’ school-record fifth night game of the season.
ABC/ESPN previously announced its prime-time schedule will include two OSU home games under the lights — Sept. 6 against Virginia Tech and Nov. 1 against Illinois — and one on the road Oct. 25 against Penn State. All three games will also kick off at 8 p.m., with ESPN televising Ohio State’s home opener against the Hokies and ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2 carrying the later games.
Ohio State also hosts Cincinnati at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27 in a game televised by the Big Ten Network.