3 months ago

We’ve seen the teams at the top of the Big Ten predictions for this season: Michigan . . . Purdue . . . Illinois . . . Ohio State . . . Maryland . . . Notice a name missing? Hint: Think green. Yep, Michigan State. Nowhere to be found in the pre-season top 25 polls. Come the annual Champions Classic next week — where the blood runs blue — Kansas, Duke, and Kentucky will all show up as top-10 teams. The Spartans are down with the also received votes. What in the name of Tom Izzo is going on?

Source: NCAA.com