Sure, Michigan State isn't what they've been in past years; a rare "rebuilding" years of sorts for Tom Izzo's bunch means perhaps OSU could be primed for a resume boosting road win. But our partners at Oddsshark see this one playing out a bit differently: Sparty heads towards tip off as 2.5-point home favorites.
Marc Loving is set to return to action, but who knows how involved he'll actually be. His mysterious, athletic department handed down suspension just after arguably the best game of his Ohio State career was followed by some choice words from Buckeyes head coach Thad Matta. Still, Loving is too good to keep out of this one, right?
Below is your Ohio State-Michigan State GameThread. Bring your hottest takes, your best GIFs, your funniest Vines, and anything and everything Buckeye basketball related, and we should be just fine. If Sparty happens to show up, pay it forward and the like. Forewarning: any and all Denzel Valentine puns will result in your immediate being launched into the sun.
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