Last year it was the full-logo look. This year it's retro.
Two weeks ago, the Wisconsin Badgers were the No. 3 team in the country. The week before, Ohio State held the same distinction.
The Illini played better Thursday night. A hard-fought game against a good Ohio State team showed that.
Something's got to give Thursday night.
Michigan State is the highest-ranked Big Ten team, currently sitting at No. 3 in the country, with sights set on putting a few trophies in the trophy case in East Lansing.