EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State went through a full practice Thursday coming off Wednesday night's road win at Penn State with a big test on tap.
The Spartans welcome Deshaun Thomas and the Buckeyes to Breslin Saturday, kicking off a brutal stretch of conference play.
Spartan Tailgate was in the house Thursday and has all the highlights, including:
**An early look at the challenge Thomas presents and how the Spartans will look to defend him
**Team leadership and the possibility of adding another captain
**Payne's second-half surge and Branden Dawson's comments on Wednesday's scuffle
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