Michigan State wins snowy battle with Penn State, clinches 10-win season

MSU rebounds after bad loss to Buckeyes last week

EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 27: Kenneth Walker III #9 of the Michigan State Spartans runs the ball as Jayden Reed #1 of the Michigan State Spartans blocks Joey Porter Jr. #9 of the Penn State Nittany Lions during the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on November 27, 2021 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images) (Nic Antaya, 2021 Getty Images)

Michigan State edged Penn State is a snow-filled battle in East Lansing on Saturday, clinching a 10-win season in Mel Tucker’s second year as head coach.

The Spartans, who tumbled to No. 12 in the CFP rankings, finished the regular season on a high note with the win over Penn State, finishing with a 10-2 record. It’s the first 10-win season for MSU since 2017.

The next game for MSU will be a bowl game. Penn State finished the season 7-5.