For Spartans, defense, luck going long way in Big Ten title chase
"We could sit here and talk about how they gashed us in the run game or how they hit a few plays. But we won," Bullough said. "That's the difference between being 7-6 and hopefully competing for the championship at the end of the year. That's something you earn in the offseason. That's something you earn each week. You can't put a name on it. You can't put a price on it. It's just something you earn."