Buckeyes to don Nike Hyper Elite uniform Tuesday

Buckeyes to don Nike Hyper Elite uniform Tuesday

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State wore its Nike Hyper Elite uniform last month at Indiana. Tuesday night, Ohio State will debut its version of the Nike uniform at rival Michigan.

[ RELATED: Michigan to wear special adidas uniform Tuesday ]

Based on the responses from fans about Michigan State’s uniform, we should expect a mixed reaction Tuesday.

The good news: Nike outfits seven Big Ten schools, however it’s reported these are the only two schools that will sport the logo-ed look.

It’s a new design, but it’s also one Nike has tried before – and to negative press. Remember this 1999-2000 North Carolina uni?

Evidently, the company wants these teams to take a part of their home court (the midcourt logo, that is) on the road. Really.

About Brent Yarina BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.
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