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2016 Schedule
2-1, 2nd in Big Ten - East
Big Ten Conference
1dDan Murphy

Big Ten to honor Foltz, Sadler with special coin

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)

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Edwards on what to make of Michigan State

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.

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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

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2dJosh Moyer

Week 5 in the Big Ten: What to watch for

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 to honor Mylan Hicks (0:39)
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Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

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.

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Champ. Drive: Badgers Announce They Belong

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.

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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

Mark Dantonio @DantonioMark

Our thoughts and prayers are with The Mylan Hicks family, as well as his extended Spartan Family, as we learn of this tragic loss. #RIP6

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Wisconsin makes statement with win over Michigan State (0:32)
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5dIvan Maisel

Wisconsin might not be exciting, but it's fun to watch

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.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards227.069th
Rushing Yards168.775th
Points For23.3106th
Points Against23.752nd

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