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Results: Win vs. No. 18 Minnesota, 61-50; Win at Purdue, 78-65
When are people going to learn that you can never count out a Tom Izzo team?
Michigan State has bounced around the Top 25 all season, but the team is in the midst of winning nine of 10 games in the toughest conference in the country.
This includes wins over Ohio State, Minnesota and a road win over Wisconsin. You can ask Michigan fans how tough it is to win in Madison.
Of course, the schedule only seems to get tougher. The Spartans still have two games remaining against Michigan, plus battles with Indiana, Ohio State and yet another against Wisconsin.
None of those will be easy.
With a 20-4 record and some impressive wins, Michigan State has a chance to be a No. 1 seed in the tournament. However, it would not be surprising to see the Spartans drop to as low as a No. 5 or No. 6 seed if they start losing these tough games.