Purdue-Michigan St. Preview 1-20-12

(AP) — After two straight road losses, Michigan State should be eager to return home – even with a Purdue team it has not beat at the Breslin Center in almost three years waiting there.

The ninth-ranked Spartans look to avoid dropping three straight Big Ten games for a third consecutive season Saturday against the Boilermakers, who are trying to win their third straight visit to East Lansing.

A week ago, Michigan State (15-4, 4-2) was riding a 15-game winning streak and sitting atop the Big Ten standings. The streak ended with an 81-74 loss at Northwestern last Saturday, and that was followed by a 60-59 defeat at rival No. 20 Michigan on Tuesday.

The current scenario is similar to the past two seasons, when the Spartans lost consecutive league road games in January then returned home only to lose – 61-57 to the Wolverines in 2011 and 76-64 to then-No. 6 Purdue in 2010.

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