Found March 13, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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With a record of 13-5 in Big Ten play this season, the Michigan State Spartans just missed on an opportunity to earn a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship. However, with a victory over Northwestern on Senior Day, the Spartans were able to grab a #3 seed in the Big Ten Tournament which earned them a first-round bye and a good chance at winning the whole thing. On Friday, Michigan State will face the winner of (6) Iowa and (11) Northwestern — who play Thursday on ESPN 2 25 minutes after the Nebraska and Purdue game finishes. The Spartans played both the Hawkeyes and Wildcats once this season and defeated them both by double-digit margins. After Friday’s game, Tom Izzo’s ball club will play the winner of #2 Ohio State vs. #7 Purdue or #10 Nebraska. Despite defeating both Nebraska and Purdue during the regular season, the Buckeyes had a bit of trouble with both teams in the closing minutes. These six teams make up the bottom half of the bracket, and their opponent from the ...
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