Big Ten has talent and experience

Michigan and Indiana have opposite but intriguing freshman classes

Originally Published: October 25, 2012
By Reggie Rankin | ESPN RecruitingNation

Michigan is the team to watch in the Big Ten the next couple of years, as coach John Beilein has put together quite a talented roster of young ballers. With the sons of former NBA All-Stars Tim Hardaway and Glenn Robinson running fast breaks in 2012-13 and an in-state speedster possibly taking over for sophomore point guard Trey Burke in 2013-14, it will be a challenge for the rest of the conference to just keep up. But if the Wolverines want to win the conference title this season, they'll have to contend with a team garnering high preseason expectations that is chock full of veterans in Indiana. The Hoosiers return all five of their starters from last season and have added a possible first guy off the bench who could be just the spark Tom Crean's team needs to take care of business in the Big Ten.

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