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Indiana head coach Tom Crean along with Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford, Remy Abell and Austin Etherington talk about the Big Ten opener at Michigan State on Wednesday.

Crean, players talk Michigan State

Courtesy of IU Media Relations, here are selected quotes from Tom Crean, Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford, Remy Abell and Austin Etherington in anticipation of Indiana’s bout with the Spartans tomorrow night in East Lansing: Tom Crean On Playing Michigan State: “They have three guys in the top 15 in offensive rebounds in the Big Ten. You have to be fast, quick, and hold your position...

Indiana-Michigan St. Preview

While much has been made about Indiana's resurgent campaign, keeping things going could prove difficult for the undefeated Hoosiers. With the status of three contributors unclear for its daunting Big Ten opener, No. 13 Indiana looks to avoid a 17th consecutive loss in East Lansing on Wednesday night against 16th-ranked Michigan State. After going a conference-worst 28-66 over...

Marlen Garcia of USA Today examines Zeller’s impact

USA Today: Zeller big reason for Indiana’s early success Zeller leads the team in scoring with a 15.1-point average, rebounding (7.3) and steals with 25. His brother Tyler is a starting senior for North Carolina, averaging 14 points and 8.4 rebounds. His oldest brother, Luke, played at Notre Dame. All three were named Indiana Mr. Basketball in high school. “Those guys have...

Point spread favors Spartans in battle with Hoosiers

Dec 28, 7:30 PM | Breslin Center Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan State Spartans Odds 12-0TEAM RECORD11-2 The Spartans will be trying to slam the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Breslin Center in college betting action. Michigan State battles the Hoosiers, currently sitting with a 12-0 mark (7-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals...

M. Basketball. No. 13 Indiana Suffers first loss of the season to Michigan State, 80-65

Christian Watford had 26 points for the Hoosiers (12-1, 0-1), who overcame an 18-point first-half deficit with a 25-2 run, only to see Michigan State dig out of a 54-45 hole.

Michigan State hands Indiana its first loss of season | PHOTO GALLERY

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Tom Crean saw his No. 13 Indiana University basketball team finally stumble, falling to No. 16 Michigan State 80-65 on Wednesday night after the Spartans put together a 20-0 second half run.

Live scoring: Michigan State battling Indiana in key Big Ten opener

Big Ten play gets under way for a pair of teams that have enjoyed stellar starts to the season, as the undefeated and 13th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers visit the 16th-ranked Michigan State Spartans tonight.

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on Indiana’s 80-65 loss to Michigan State: Welcome to life on the road in the Big Ten against a strong defense. What has come so easy for the Hoosiers on offense this season crumbled for long stretches up in East Lansing this evening. Michigan State’s defense took the Hoosiers out of their comfort zone early. Their length and on-ball defense didn’t allow Indiana any...
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