Michigan State’s men’s basketball team opens Big Ten Conference play on Wednesday, Dec. 8, visiting Minnesota (BTN, 9 p.m. ET). The Spartans, ranked No. 19 in the Associated Press poll and No. 20 in the ESPN Coaches poll, are coming off an 81-68 win over Toledo and have won seven of their last eight games. The game will air live on BTN, with Kevin Kugler and Brian Butch calling all of the action.