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Brian Lewerke threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Felton Davis with 5:59 remaining, and No. 18 Michigan State edged Indiana 17-9 on Saturday night.
Michigan State leading rusher LJ Scott will be on the field Saturday against Indiana after resolving an issue with his driver's license that led to his arrest earlier this week.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Michigan State leading rusher LJ Scott will play this Saturday against Indiana after being arrested for driving with a suspended license on Wednesday. "In what has been a lengthy process, LJ Scott now has a valid driver's license, free of any restrictions," head coach Mark Dantonio said. "He has resolved the matter completely, and has paid a price, both financially and publicly. His status will be affected for Saturday's game, but he will play."
Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee and Chris Low discuss the arrest of LJ Scott and what the loss of the team's leading rusher means for the Spartans.
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Indiana is seeking back-to-back wins against Michigan State for the first time since a three-game run from 1967-69, although the Hoosiers have lost each of their last seven games against ranked opponents.
Defense is Michigan's strength this season, but don't sleep on Penn State's defense, either, as the Nittany Lions lead the nation in scoring D.
Michigan State junior L.J. Scott was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license, according to court records.
Spartans defense trending up
Michigan State struggled on defense last season, but appears to have righted the ship in 2017. The Spartans defense currently ranks ninth in the FBS in overall efficiency.
No one has really threatened 200 rushing yards against a young unit that was supposed to be a liability. Keep that up, and the Spartans will continue ascending in the Big Ten.
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The Big Ten has three teams ranked in the top six of the AP Top 25 and five included in the top 20. If that isn't enough, it has the best rivalry game, the best collection of coaches and the game's most electrifying player.
Ohio State and Wisconsin played to their strengths in wins over Big Ten foes and in the process strengthened their postseason outlook.
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Given its loss to Arizona State last night and a relatively weak schedule, Washington tumbled to 21st in Strength of Record, which measures accomplishment. Clemson dropped to sixth after its loss to Syracuse, allowing Georgia to take over the No. 1 spot in these rankings.
L.J. Scott returned from an injury to rush for a career-high 194 yards and two touchdowns, helping 21st-ranked Michigan State hang on for a 30-27 victory over Minnesota on a soggy Saturday night after kickoff was delayed 34 minutes by lightning strikes.