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2017 Schedule
16-11, 5th in Big Ten
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1dDick Vitale

Injuries could shape March

Key players across college basketball have gone down. And these injuries will have major implications in the NCAA tournament, says Dick Vitale.

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It's jammed up atop Big Ten

Wisconsin's win over Maryland on Sunday leaves the Badgers tied with Purdue for first place with Maryland one game behind. After that, Northwestern, Michigan State, Minnesota and Michigan are all within one game of each other in the loss column.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

All-injured team of Edmond Sumner, Maurice Watson, Eron Harris, Chris Clarke, OG Anunoby, Gavin Schilling, Ben Carter, Phil Booth, Jordan Woodard, Kenny Williams, John Egbunu, Udoka Azubuike could win a lot of games. And I know I've forgotten people. Just brutal.

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2dDana O'Neil

MSU's Harris to have season-ending knee surgery

Michigan State guard Eron Harris will have season-ending surgery on his right knee. The senior had to be taken off the court on a stretcher during Saturday's game against Purdue.

David Mayo @David_Mayo

Eron Harris will have season-ending surgery after "significant" right knee injury, Michigan State announces.

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Who's in Lunardi's bracket? (2:09)
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Izzo says Harris has 'badly sprained knee' (0:35)
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Caleb Swanigan carries Purdue past Michigan State (0:33)

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

Heartbreaking to see Michigan State's Eron Harris injured. Heartwarming to see his Spartan teammates holding his hand. All the best to Eron.

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Watch: Can Boilers keep pace?

Purdue is tied for first place in the Big Ten with Maryland and Wisconsin, who will meet early Sunday. The Boilermakers won their first meeting this season with the Spartans by 11 points in late January. (4 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN)

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3dSN Staff

Vote: Best dunk of the college hoops season so far?

The College Gameday crew graded the season's best dunks from Grayson Allen, Dillon Brooks, Miles Bridges, Malik Monk and DaMarcus Croaker. Which was your favorite? Vote now.

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5dJoe Lunardi

Bracketology: Big Ten gets no love

Seven Big Ten teams are included in Lunardi's latest projection, but none of them are seeded higher than No. 5. Last weekend, no Big Ten team was recognized by the NCAA selection committee as a top-four seed.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Schedule reminder: Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and Baylor coach Scott Drew will join me on Katz Korner at 4 pm Thursday on ESPNU.

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Ellis' hot shooting from deep powers Michigan State to win (0:34)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Michigan State's Alvin Ellis scored 15 points (making 5-of-5 from 3-point range) before Ohio State scored 14 points.

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Watch: Can Buckeyes sweep Spartans?

Beginning with a Jan. 15 win over Michigan State, Ohio State is making a run at NCAA tournament consideration. The Spartans come off a nice win over Iowa that was only marred by an unsightly 21 turnovers. (9 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN)

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.4230th
Rebounds Per Game36.0Tied-173rd
Assists Per Game17.58th
Points Allowed68.990th

Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30