Spartans to wear 1979 throwback vs. Michigan

Gillian Van Stratt | MLive.com

Gillian Van Stratt | MLive.com

Michigan State basketball is going with a special throwback uniform for Saturday night’s huge tussle with rival Michigan at the Breslin Center. The Spartans will wear their “State” script design from 1979, the year Magic Johnson and Michigan State won the national title.

The team hasn’t worn the uniform since the 2003-04 season, according to this mlive.com article.

This is a classic and excellent look; in fact, it’s one Nike and the Spartans should thinking about bringing back in a more modern design.

The Spartans (7-0) host intrastate rival Michigan (6-0) at 7 p.m. ET Saturday.

Need more reason to get excited for the game?

About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior 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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