Michigan State vs. Duke

Michigan State forward Jaren Jackson Jr. drives to the basket against Hillsdale's Gordon Behr during their exhibition college basketball game at Breslin Center in East Lansing on Friday

FLASHBACK: No. 2 Michigan State takes down No. 1 Kentucky in Champions Classic

The final bet for the Champions Classic on Tuesday night is the Duke Blue Devils -1.5 over Michigan State Spartans.

1-ranked player in this year's freshman class and all-everything Duke freshman, will not return in the second half against Michigan State after suffering an eye injury in the first half.

It'll be interesting to see guys like Marvin Bagley, Trevon Duval, Gary Trent Jr. and Wendell Carter Jr. face off with Jaren Jackson Jr., Josh Langford, Cassius Winston and Nick Ward.

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Tonight's game will be the first glimpse into how ready each team is. Outside shooting could be an issue for John Calipari and the Wildcats this season, and they need point guard Quade Green to step up quickly. In the season opening win over North Florida, he scored 20 points, while playing 27 minutes. Michigan State is another popular pick for the national title and is led by Miles Bridges. Both teams feature deep, talented rosters that are built for long March runs, so and early statement win would speak volumes about their form.

The Spartans are a young team, but have a little bit more experience than Duke.

Kansas and Kentucky likely won't move too far in the rankings regardless of Tuesday's result. The Spartans are favorites to win the Big Ten over Purdue, Northwestern and others.

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