Michigan and Michigan State are set to renew their rivalry on Saturday afternoon at the Crisler Center (noon, FOX). The Wolverines and Spartans were top 15 teams when they met in January, but the month of Big Ten play since has provided more questions than answers. Michigan is just 3-5 since that defeat in East Lansing, with three consecutive home losses, while Michigan State is 4-4 and has lost three of its last four games away from home.
A rivalry win could be what gets either season on track. Here’s a first look at Saturday’s rematch and five keys to the game.