No. 23/21 Michigan State returns to East Lansing to face Illinois in the two teams’ only regular-season meeting on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The Spartans are currently 10-0 at home this season. Overall, MSU stands 13-5 and 3-4 in Big Ten action. Illinois comes to town with a 9-9 overall record and 1-6 mark in league contests.