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    Date & Time: Saturday, September 15, 8:00 p.m. ET
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    2012 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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    • Record: 2-0 [8-5 in 2011]
    • National Rankings (AP / Coaches): 20th / 19th
    • Last Game: beat Purdue, 20-17
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    • Record: 2-0, 0-0 Big Ten [11-3, 7-1 in 2011]
    • National Rankings (AP / Coaches): 10th / 10th
    • Last Game: beat Central Michigan, 41-7
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    The Notre Dame-Michigan State Series
    All-Time: Notre Dame leads 46-28-1
    At MSU: Notre Dame leads 18-15-1 (MSU won last 2)
    Last Five Games: Michigan State leads 3-2
    Last 10 Games: Tied 5-5
    In Night Games: ND leads 4-2
    In Night Games at MSU: Tied 2-2
    When Both Teams Are Ranked: MSU leads 7-4-1
    When MSU is Ranked Higher: MSU leads 10-3
    When MSU is Ranked in Top 10: MSU leads 7-2-1
    Last Year: Notre Dame 31, #15 MSU 13 at ND
    Last Time at MSU/Last Night Game:
       MSU 34, Notre Dame 31 (OT) in 2010
    Last ND Win at MSU: #12 ND 40, MSU 37 in 2006
    Last Time Both Teams Were Ranked:
       #23 MSU 27, #16 Notre Dame 21 in 2000 at MSU
    Last Time MSU Was Ranked in Top 10:
       #15 Notre Dame 27, #7 MSU 3 in 1979 at ND
    Last Time MSU Was Ranked in Top 10 at Home:
       #1 Notre Dame 10, #2 MSU 10 in 1966
    Last Win For Top-10 MSU Team:
       #1 MSU 12, #4 Notre Dame 3 in 1965 at ND
    ND All-Time vs. The Big Ten: 200-106-14 (.647)
    ND All-Time vs. Current Big Ten: 231-124-16 (.644)
    Current Streak vs. The Big Ten: ND won last 3
    ND Last Five vs. The Big Ten: 3-2
    ND Last 10 vs. The Big Ten: 6-4

    Notre Dame vs. Michigan State in Other Sports

    MBB WBB MHOCK MLAX WVB
    59-35 6-8 39-59-11 13-5 4-7
    MSOC WSOC BASE SOFT MTEN
    12-5-5 11-2 53-78 6-1 49-32
    WTEN MS&D WS&D MFENC WFENC
    7-4 6-4 8-0 71-10 29-0

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    Event Calendar

    Delta

    August 9
    3:00 PM
    Northwestern
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 14
    8:00 PM
    SIUE
    Edwardsville, Ill. (Korte Stadium)
    August 14
    1:00 PM
    Illinois
    Urbana, Ill. (Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium)
    August 17
    8:00 PM
    Bradley
    Peoria, Ill. (Shea Stadium)
    August 19
    7:00 PM
    Wright State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 21
    3:00 PM
    Wisconsin
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 22
    5:00 PM
    Valparaiso
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 25
    7:00 PM
    Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)
    August 26
    7:30 PM
    UC Irvine
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 26
    7:00 PM
    Seton Hall
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    August 27
    12:30 PM
    Cleveland State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    August 27
    7:00 PM
    Western Michigan
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    August 28
    2:00 PM
    New Mexico
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 28
    5:00 PM
    Western Michigan
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 2
    5:00 PM
    Stanford
    Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
    September 2
    7:00 PM
    Illinois State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 2
    7:00 PM
    Coastal Carolina
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    September 3
    12:30 PM
    Howard
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    September 3
    7:00 PM
    Purdue
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    September 3
    All Day
    Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge
    Notre Dame, Indiana (Warren Golf Course)
    September 4
    6:30 PM
    Texas
    Austin, Texas

    ABC
    September 4
    12:30 PM
    California
    Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
    September 4
    5:00 PM
    Missouri
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 9
    7:00 PM
    Virginia Tech
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 9
    10:00 PM
    Santa Clara
    San Jose, Calif. (Buck Shaw Stadium)
    September 9
    4:00 PM
    Stony Brook
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 10
    3:30 PM
    Nevada
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 10
    11:00 AM
    San Diego State
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 10
    7:00 PM
    Rhode Island
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 11
    2:00 PM
    Stanford
    Stanford, Calif. (Cagan Stadium)
    September 12
    All Day
    U. of San Francisco Olympic Club Intercollegiate
    San Francisco, California (Olympic Club)
    September 13
    7:00 PM
    UConn
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 13
    All Day
    U. of San Francisco Olympic Club Intercollegiate
    San Francisco, California (Olympic Club)
    September 16
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)
    September 16
    11:30 AM
    Maryland Eastern Shore
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 16
    7:00 PM
    Michigan State
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 17
    7:30 PM
    Michigan State
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 17
    1:00 PM
    DePaul
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 18
    12:00 PM
    Syracuse
    Syracuse, N.Y. (SU Soccer Stadium)
    September 22
    7:00 PM
    North Carolina State
    Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Soccer Field)
    September 23
    7:00 PM
    Syracuse
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 23
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    September 23
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    September 24
    3:30 PM
    Duke
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 24
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    September 25
    1:00 PM
    Pittsburgh
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 25
    11:30 AM
    Miami
    Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)
    September 25
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)

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