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PREVIEW: No. 5 Illinois travels to Michigan State

It’s a 5-game race to the finish line for Illinois as they attempt to not only win a Big Ten title but to also earn a #1 seed in the NCAA tourney.

They have a pair of huge games the past week of the season, but they must also take care of business this week in 3 critical games, beginning with a matchup in East Lansing against Michigan State.

It’s not going to be easy, but it never is when you want to win a Big Ten title. Here’s a breakdown.

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Trent Frazier #1 of the Illinois Fighting Illini dribbles the ball against Gabe Brown #44 of the Michigan State Spartans at State Farm Center on February 11, 2020 in Champaign, Illinois.
Trent Frazier #1 of the Illinois Fighting Illini dribbles the ball against Gabe Brown #44 of the Michigan State Spartans at State Farm Center on February 11, 2020 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images))
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