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1:21 PMRichmond at Rutgers Watch
Tuesday Oct 25
4:00 PMVirginia at MarylandWatch
7:00 PMColumbia at Rutgers Watch
7:00 PMSt. Louis at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMDelaware at MarylandWatch
8:00 PMW. Illinois at WisconsinWatch
Wednesday Oct 26
6:00 PMMichigan at IndianaWatch
7:00 PMAkron at Ohio St.Watch

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Possible Indiana-Louisville series, Randy Gregory & more in today's links

An Indiana-Louisville hoops series? Yes, please. It sounds like conversations are taking place. But, honestly, I want Indiana-Kentucky to come back. Can’t we all just put egos aside and make this happen? *** Looks like Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory thinks he should be the No. 1 overall pick of the 2015 NFL draft. “I think I’m worthy of the No. 1 pick. I would hope anybody in the draft would want to be the No. 1 pick. I know how I am as a player. I know my potential. I know what I can do. I know what I

Fran McCaffery reacts, Michigan State FT woes & more in Tuesday's links

This eye-poking by Iowa’s Adam Woodbury is some of the most bizarre stuff I ever have seen in all my years covering and watching basketball. And Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery is front-and-center in the imbroglio. McCaffery gained national attention with his terse handling of a postgame question over the weekend about Woodbury’s third eye-poking incident in five games. Fran felt the reporter’s query wasn’t “intelligent.” Why was Fran so peeved at a perfectly fair question that WAS intelligent? (Again, three eye incidents in five games. Is it THAT crazy to ask the coach ‘what’s up’?) Rick Brown of reached

Illinois at Michigan State

Bracketology: Improving Illinois enters experts' latest mock brackets

Time to take the temperature of the Big Ten’s NCAA tourney hopes. And, a couple of interesting developments have taken place this week. Illinois has made it into the brackets of Jerry Palm of and Joe Lunardi of Each has the Fighting Illini in a first-round (play-in) game as a No. 12 seed. The other big development: Palm does not have Michigan State in his bracket. He has the Spartans among his “First Four Out.” Lunardi has MSU as a No. 9 seed. It’s also worth noting that Purdue is among Lunardi’s “Last Four Out.” Palm has no

Who is the Big Ten's men's coach of the year ... so far?

Who is the Big Ten coach of the year up to this point? There are some good candidates. You can make a case for Purdue’s Matt Painter, Maryland’s Mark Turgeon and Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, among others. I asked five leading Big Ten writers for their choices. Lee Barfknecht, Omaha World Herald: Bo Ryan. Who else loses his three-year starting point guard and keeps winning? Get off my lawn, Bo says. Mike Miller, Bloomington Herald-Times: Everyone else has been a flavor of the week. The Badgers have more talent than before, but they’re still a reflection of Ryan’s consistency. Matt Charboneau, Detroit News: Bo

Melvin Gordon

Big Ten Football: The 25 Biggest Pairs of Shoes to Fill in 2015

If you can believe it, Duke already has started spring football practice in preparation for the 2015 college football season. The Big Ten won’t break out the pads until March. When it does, the work will begin on replacing some star players. Earlier, I looked at the five biggest shoes to fill for each Big Ten club – read them all here. We all know players come and go each year, which means these departures below make way for a new wave of names to step up and make their mark. So ahead of the Big Ten’s spring football season,