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Good afternoon for MI, not so much for MSU

Jan 28th, 2013 - Sports News

(AP) — Michigan is in position to take over the top spot in the AP poll. The second ranked Wolverines picked up their second win of the week as they stopped Illinois, 74-60. Current top team, Duke, was a loser Wednesday to Miami. Trey Burke led the way for Michigan with 19 points, which trailed after the opening minutes. Michigan, which is now 19-1, was last ranked No. 1 during the 1992-'93 season.

—Seventh-ranked Indiana knocked off 13th-ranked Michigan State 75-70 in a Big Ten showdown in Bloomington. Junior guard Victor Oladipo (oh-lah-DEE'-poh) had 21 points, seven rebounds and six steals while leading Indiana to its 18th win in 20 games this season. The Hoosiers are 6-1 in conference play. The Spartans fall to 17-4 overall and are 6-2 in the Big Ten.

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