Finally. A Big Ten game with national import.
For weeks, the season has been pointing toward Ohio State-Michigan State as the game of the year in the Big Ten, perhaps overshadowing the conference title game.
Indeed, the stakes have been building after both teams have been able to rebuild their reputations despite Week 2 losses.
The showdown in East Lansing will play a major role in deciding the Big Ten East division, but the battle for the West is just starting when Iowa and Minnesota meet for the Floyd of Rosedale.