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Wisconsin Prepares for Rough Spartans

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Can anybody save the Big Ten from the Badgers’ claws?

We’ll find out Saturday night, when No. 4 Wisconsin ventures to No. 15 Michigan State for what’s looking like its toughest challenge.

Key question No. 1: Are the Badgers, who’ve used their high-powered offense to blow out their first six opponents, really this good?

No. 2: How will Wisconsin handle adversity, if and when it comes?

No. 3: Will the Spartans, who are likely to be under the referees’ microscope after their chippy performance against Michigan last week, be able to harness their feistiness in a productive way?

No. 4: Where would once-beaten Sparty be if...

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