Originally posted on Down with Goldy  |  Last updated 2/5/13
I wrote over 2,000 words on the Gophers yesterday and they've already played Michigan State (previewed here and recapped here) so I'm not going to spend a lot of time on this post.  Or at least that's the plan.  I tend to over type sometimes so I'm not making any promises. Since that game, Sparty has gone 7-1 with their lone loss on the road at Indiana (by 5).  Actually looking at the entire body of work it's very possible Michigan State is underrated right now.  Their four losses?  @ Indiana, @ Minnesota, @ Miami, and vs. UCONN in the season opener in Germany in a game that should probably barely count.  Add in that they're one of only two teams to beat Kansas and the Spartans are probably the third best team in the conference and one of the best in the country. Good news for the Gophers is Travis Trice is out with an injury and he was a major pain in the Gophers side when they played in Minneapolis, and Gary Harris is questionable with a back issue and he's their second leading scorer.
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