In the football crazed state of Michigan, there is no all-Michigan matchup bigger than Michigan-Michigan State and Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans tickets have a demand similar to the other major Big Ten rivalries. UM-MSU has a history that dates back to 1898, and the game has increased in importance over the last two decades as the Spartans have risen in prominence on the college football landscape.
The winner of the Michigan vs. Michigan State game has been awarded the Paul Bunyan axe since 1953, the year that the Spartans joined the Big Ten as a full member. Whenever the Wolverines and Spartans meet on the football field, the entire state of Michigan is watching and the game has major recruiting implications in the Midwest.
Wolverines vs. Spartans tickets have seen an increase in demand over the last two decades, as both teams have produced multiple Big Ten Championships. TicketCity has a large inventory of Michigan State-Michigan tickets for games at Spartan Stadium and Michigan Stadium, including some of the cheapest tickets on the market. Attending a Spartans-Wolverines game in East Lansing or Ann Arbor is a fantastic experience with traditions, energy, and great football.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, MI) Spartans 27, Wolverines 23The 2015 Michigan-Michigan State game produced one of the wildest finishes in the history of the storied rivalry. The Michigan Wolverines had a 2 point lead and the ball, with the clock winding down towards 10 seconds. But Michigan punter Blake O'Neill muffed a snap, which was recovered by Spartan Jalen Watts-Jackson and returned for a touchdown as time expired. The score gave the Spartans the win, and put them in the drivers seat in the Big Ten West Division. Along with being one of the craziest finishes in the Michigan vs Michigan State rivalry, it also gave the Spartans 7 wins against Michigan in 8 years.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Spartan Stadium (East Lansing, MI) Spartans 35, Wolverines 11Michigan State looked to beat the Wolverines for the 6th time in the last 7 meetings. MSU entered the game with Big Ten title aspirations and left no doubt as to which team was superior. The Spartans defense held the Michigan offense to only 3 points through the first 3 quarters, and forced Michigan into 3 turnovers. Michigan State's Jeremy Langford ran at will, averaging 5.1 yards a carry on his way to 177 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, MI) Spartans 29, Wolverines 6The first quarter of the 2013 Michigan-Michigan State game was as competitive as it could be. Both teams struggled to move the ball and the score sat at 6-6 with 3 minutes left in the half. But from there the Spartans took control, scoring 23 unanswered points, and shut the Wolverines out in the 2nd half. Michigan State made it 5 wins against the Wolverines in 6 meetings.