PJP Over/Under Game – Michigan State

Courtesy: Indy Star

This week Indiana gets to face their 4th top 25 team of the season.  Michigan State is also up to 20th in S&P.  Similar to their cross-state rival, it has been based on the strength of their defense.  The Spartans are 9th in defensive S&P, but a pedestrian 78th offensively.

Excluding the 1994 game Michigan State forfeited to IU, the Hoosiers will be going for back-to-back wins against MSU for the first time since winning 3 in a row against the Spartans from 1967-1969.

And really this week is just a good excuse to show Ralph Green and the Spitoon.

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WGOH Mismatch of the Week – Michigan

Courtesy: MLive

Last week, Indiana staged what was essentially a glorified scrimmage in a monsoon. Looking at the second half attendance, I think you would have forgiven the team for moving the game indoors to the Mellencamp Pavillion to finish it out.

 This week, however, brings a real challenge with the Michigan Wolverines taking the trip down to Bloomington. Indicative of Indiana’s very challenging schedule in the Big Ten East this year, this is the third of Indiana’s four matchups with top 20 teams from within the conference (and third in the division).

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