The underdog role isn't a common one for Michigan State.
But that's what the Spartans will be when they face off with Duke on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic.
The coaches poll is becoming quite the Big Ten affair.
After just one or two games, there wasn't much in the way of movement in the first AP top-25 rankings of the regular-season.
See where your favorite Big Ten teams rank following Week 12 of the 2014 season.
A late-night loss out West meant Ohio State moved up a spot in the AP poll on Sunday.