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The Detroit News
Michigan State lost to Duke in the national semifinals last season.

Michigan State remained the favorite to win college basketball’s national championship in updated odds released by on Monday.

The Spartans are 13-2, ahead of North Carolina at 8-1 and Kansas at 17-2.

Last week the Spartans’ odds were 15-2.

Michigan State (24-5) wraps up the regular season with two games this week, followed by the Big Ten tournament next week in Indianapolis.

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Michigan State, 13-2

North Carolina, 8-1

Kansas, 17-2

Kentucky, 11-1

Oklahoma, 11-1

Xavier, 12-1

Villanova, 14-1

Virginia, 14-1

Duke, 18-1

Maryland, 22-1

California, 25-1

Iowa, 25-1

Arizona, 28-1

Miami, 30-1

Oregon, 30-1

West Virginia, 30-1

Wisconsin, 30-1

Texas, 32-1

Iowa State, 35-1

Wichita State, 35-1

Providence, 40-1

Purdue, 40-1

Indiana, 45-1

UConn, 45-1

Texas A&M, 60-1

Baylor, 65-1

Notre Dame, 65-1

Utah, 65-1

Field, 75-1