BTN analyst Jon Crispin: A few words on Badgers, Hoosiers & Spartans

Nov 16, 2015; Bloomington, IN, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Yogi Ferrell (11) dribbles the ball  in the first half of the game against the Austin Peay Governors at Assembly Hall. Indiana Hoosiers beat the Austin Peay Governors 102-76.

Yogi Ferrell sparkles early for IU

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First impressions in the world of college basketball can often be deceiving, especially with questions surrounding the quality of many unknown non-conference opponents. Michigan State has certainly passed its first major test of the season, and that answered a lot of questions about Tom Izzo’s Spartans. Indiana continues to excite me with an upbeat style of play and a bright green light for anyone who can drain a 3-pointer. Then there is Wisconsin, who many already count out because of the opening day loss to Western Illinois.

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Best of Week 12: Ohio State vs. Michigan State tops one big slate

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Relive recent history between Spartans, Buckeyes

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It’s almost here. Week 12 football games. None of the games is bigger than Michigan State at Ohio State in a battle between two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Our Tom Dienhart looks at all of the games and lays out his weekly upset alert, best matchups, spotlight players and more. Plus, watch the video to look back at recent history between Ohio State and Michigan State.

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