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Ranking the games: Iowa-Michigan State rematch tops week's slate

Dec 29, 2015; Iowa City, IA, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes forward Nicholas Baer (51) celebrates against the Michigan State Spartans during the first half at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Relive our Michigan State-Iowa highlight

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Indiana, Iowa and Maryland sit atop the Big Ten standings, all unbeaten in league play. The Hoosiers and Terrapins are 4-0 in Big Ten games, while Iowa is 3-0. Indiana and Maryland have both won nine straight games, while the Hawkeyes have claimed five consecutive wins. Best of all, two of these teams meet this week, with Iowa playing at MSU. It’s gonna be sweet.

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Big Ten Whiteboard: Keep an eye on Michigan State this week

Dec 9, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Denzel Valentine (45) brings the ball up court against the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks during the 2nd half a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

You'll want to watch this Denzel Valentine dime!

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The third week of the Big Ten season is upon us, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that Maryland, Michigan State, Iowa and Indiana are the teams to beat. And Thursday’s Iowa at Michigan State tilt will go a long way to shaping the race as we head into the teeth of winter.

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