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2017 Schedule
6-1, 1st in Big Ten - East
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Barkley, Cabinda, Bachie receive nods

It was a big week for Penn State as RB Saquon Barkley and LB Jason Cabinda earned Big Ten honors following the Nittany Lions' trouncing of Michigan. Meanwhile, Sparty got in on the action as well thanks to Joe Bachie's performance vs. Indiana.

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Michigan State rallies past Indiana (0:38)
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Michigan State hangs against Indiana (1:20)
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Scott extends lead for Spartans (0:47)
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Davis puts Michigan State ahead (0:57)
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Dantonio discusses Spartans first half (0:32)
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Is Michigan State a factor or spoiler in Big Ten race? (2:04)
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4dDan Murphy

MSU RB Scott fixes license issue, to play vs. IU

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."

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Campus Convo discusses L J Scott's arrest

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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FPI favors Sparty to reclaim Old Brass Spittoon

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.

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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.

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Can Penn State survive the next three weeks? (1:45)
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Ranking the Power 5 conferences by entertainment value: Big Ten

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.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

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.

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Spartans hold on to beat Golden Gophers (0:46)
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Great Scott: MSU runs over Minnesota, hangs on for 30-27 win

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.

Team Stats

Passing Yards195.395th
Rushing Yards177.4Tied-50th
Points For22.7108th
Points Against16.914th

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