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Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant and her Spartans were served a plate heaped with adversity this regular season, with injuries, illness and attrition, mostly things out of their control. But the Spartans are on the upswing at the right time and trying to take control as they head into the Big Ten Tournament. They are seeded No. 9 and face in-state rival Michigan, the No. 8 seed, on Thursday at the Sears Center Arena in suburban Chicago.