Posted October 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
When Michigan State beat Iowa last season, the Spartans led 31-7 at halftime. That kind of fast start has been nowhere to be found lately. Michigan State hasn't led after two quarters in more than a month, but the Spartans will try to reverse that trend Saturday when they host the Hawkeyes in a crucial matchup in the Big Ten's Legends Division. Iowa is one of two teams in the division that hasn't dropped a conference game yet. Michigan State rallied from an early deficit to beat Indiana last weekend, but it was a struggle. The Spartans trailed 17-0 after one quarter before winning 31-27. ''What is in the past is past. We'll try to change things up - all I can tell you is we'll try to change things up,'' Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said. ''I thought our football team was ready to play. I think Indiana had something to do with that - snapped the ball every 12 seconds. We got gassed. When you get gassed, things are not going to hap...
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