Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 10:32 PM EST Dec 7, 2018 2018 College Cup: National semifinal Michigan State Spartans (14-4-4) vs. Akron Zips (14-6-2) When: 8 p.m. tonight. Where: Harder Stadium, Santa Barbara, Calif. TV: ESPNU More: Michigan State men’s soccer ‘confident’ in facing familiar opponent Akron Game notes: This is the second straight season, and 20th overall, that MSU has reached the NCAA tournament, but tonight marks the furthers the Spartans have advanced. MSU beat Illinois-Chicago, Louisville and James Madison in the tournament. Akron knocked off defending champion Stanford to reach the semifinal round. Back on Oct. 9, Akron beat MSU in East Lansing, 2-1. The other semifinal features two other Big Ten teams: Indiana and Maryland. The national final is 8 p.m. Sunday. • Michigan State’s College Cup-bound soccer program built with in-state kids Twitter updates Live updates for mobile users.