At 4:30 p.m. this Friday, November 9th, the Michigan State Spartans will face off with the Connecticut Huskies in the opening game for a Big Ten team this season. From 4:30 until 10:00 that night, the Spartans and eight other Big Ten squads will tip off their seasons.
Northwestern, Nebraska, and Wisconsin are the three teams that won't be on the hardwood this Friday, but will open their seasons next week. While exhibition contests may be somewhat of an indicator as to what each team's starting lineups and rotations may be, it's still up in the air until Friday.
The following article will provide a look at each team's probable starting lineup, as well as a quick look at those players.