Miss Tuesday's college basketball action? Here's what happened in the Big Ten:
Duke 81, Michigan State 71
The Spartans hung around for a long time with the No. 4 team in the country. But they could only hang on so long.
One surefire way to move up in the College Football Playoff top-25 rankings? Have the team ahead of you lose.
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.