Minnesota's rushers, Michigan State's Tyler O'Connor and Ohio State's Mike Weber are among those who appear to have favorable matchups in Week 5.
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Michigan State has its hands full
ESPN's Chris Fallica likes Indiana to give Michigan State (-7) some trouble in Bloomington. Are the Spartans getting too many points against a dangerous Hoosier offense? Week 5 best bets
Our Big Ten writers make their picks for Wisconsin-Michigan, Northwestern-Iowa and other Week 5 games in the conference.
Wisconsin and Michigan meet for the first time in six years with new coaches on each sideline, unblemished records and each team in the top 10.
All seven games between Big Ten teams this weekend will honor deceased punters Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler by using a commemorative coin during the pregame coin toss.
Will State run into a trap at Indiana?
No. 17 Michigan State is still reeling from its loss to Wisconsin and will take on an Indiana team that can put points on the board. Phil Steele likes Indiana as the home dog. Could there be an upset outright? Week 5 best bets (Insider)
ESPN CFB Insider Brad Edwards discusses Michigan State's 2-1 start, which of Alabama's remaining opponents is likeliest to beat the Crimson Tide, Louisville-Clemson and Stanford-Washington.
McDowell rises to No. 13 in #CFBrank
MSU DL Malik McDowell, No. 24 in the preseason, jumped 11 spots in our re-rank. McDowell's eight tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss don't tell the full story of his impact. Updated #CFBrank
Mark Dantonio said he wasn't upset with the Spartans' effort or toughness in a lopsided loss to Baylor. Their downfall came from missed opportunities.
Wisconsin will begin a rugged October schedule by facing Michigan on Saturday, with a chance to earn its third win over a top-10 foe this season.
Spartans are down but not out
Michigan State's first loss of the season to then-No. 11 Wisconsin may have been ugly, but the Spartans aren't totally out of the playoff race yet. Eliminator
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Michigan State will wear black shoes and socks as well as a 6 on their helmets in memory of former Spartan linebacker Mylan Hicks, who was killed at a bar in Calgary this weekend. Hicks was playing for the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL.
Michigan State will be without Jon Reschke for 'significant' time, while fellow LB Riley Bullough also may miss Saturday's game vs. Indiana.
The Big Ten Awards Tracker looks to be Ohio State dominated as the entire conference gets immersed into the conference schedule.
Ivan Maisel, Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low discuss Wisconsin's dominant win over Michigan State and talk about how the Badgers are a legitimate threat to win the Big Ten.
After four games, who's the nation's best player? OK, after Lamar Jackson, who fills out the rest of the top 50 guys in the country? Our experts have the answers.
Spartans tumble in ESPN’s rankings
Michigan State's 30-6 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday was its worst home loss since 2009. The Spartans drop 10 spots to No. 18 this week. Power Rankings: Week 4
Three Big Ten teams can make legitimate College Football Playoff arguments after four weeks, and two of them meet on Saturday.
Wisconsin jumped Michigan to No. 2 in this week's Big Ten Power Rankings, but the two teams will get to settle it on the field Saturday in Ann Arbor.
Former Michigan State linebacker Mylan Hicks was killed in a shooting at the Marquee Beer Market in Calgary early Sunday morning.
Wisconsin put an old-fashioned beatdown on Michigan State to begin a brutal Big Ten stretch. The Badgers might be archaic in their approach, but they sure are making the conference race exciting.
Michigan State @ Indiana Hoosiers
Memorial Stadium (Bloomington, IN) - Sat 10/1