I am sure many other people are predicting the same thing, and that is because of the talent and experience on Michigan State.
Basically everyone will be returning, except for Derrick Nix. Nix is a big loss, but when you have every other single player returning it surely helps your cause. This is a team that is coming off of a 27-win season.
Michigan State also finished just one game back in the Big Ten standings and earned a No. 3 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
Indiana will clearly not be the same team and Michigan and Ohio State will both be losing their best player. Both teams will compete for a conference title once again, but it is the Spartans who should be getting the most buzz.
The Big Ten is always a great conference in terms of quality teams and competition. With that said, I am not saying that the Spartans will win the conference by a landslide because that will likely not happen. This conference will be brutal once again, but it is the Spartans who are bringing back the most and it is the Spartans who could win a national title.
Sure, the same thing can be said about other Big Ten teams, but Michigan State will enter the year with a top 10 ranking–maybe even top five–and it will win the Big Ten in the 2013-14 season.
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