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Hoosier Headlines: Michigan State at IU Post Mortem

Hoosier Headlines: Michigan State Game Post Mortem

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I was truly interested to get a bead on what everyone outside of the Hoosiers blogosphere was thinking about this past Saturday's loss. Of course mostwalked away with the big picture thought that Michigan State is certainly struggling. But most also as a secondary thought to the game credited IU for growth from door mat to a team to cautiously uncertain about when their team meets IU on the field. I think that sounds about right. IU has the firepower to give teams a scare and with a defensive performance like this past Saturday they certainly could steal some games down the stretch.

Hey Joe: 10 thoughts from Michigan State's escape at Indiana | Hey Joe blog | Detroit Free Press |
The bottom line after today is that MSU’s Big Ten title hopes have dimmed. The Spartans’ performance – despite the second-half turnaround – was not one of a champion.

Michigan State struggles to defeat Indiana 31-27; Dantonio:'We'll take the win' - Lansing Michigan State Spartans |
Heading into the Hoosiers' home turf down in Bloomington, Indiana, Michigan State was heavily-favored from the get go to dominate a struggling Indiana team

MSU football: MSU-Indiana recap | Lansing State Journal |

There were several momentum-swinging points of consequence, but the one that might have most changed the game (and the scoreboard directly) came late in the second quarter.

NCAA College Football Recap - Michigan State Spartans at Indiana Hoosiers - Oct 06, 2012 -

10 Things We Learned About Big Ten Football in Week 6 | Bleacher Report
Were there any positives to take away from the Michigan State Spartans dismal performance against the Indiana Hoosiers?