In Wednesday's Big ten links, we look at continued reaction to Pat Chambers criticism of the basketball referees. Plus, who is compiling recruiting profiles of sixth-grade football players? And what will Wisconsin do when Traevon Jackson returns from injury? Catch up on that and more.
As we head toward Selection Sunday on March 15, several Big Ten teams have a lot on the line. Our Tom Dienhart asked CBSSports.com's Jerry Palm for his insight.
Twelve games dot the Big Ten menu this week, highlighted by two big ones: Purdue at Indiana on Thursday and Michigan State at Illinois on Sunday.
Patrick Chambers created a stir last weekend when he blasted officials after what he felt was a bad call at the end of a home loss to Maryland. Personally, I never think refs cost a team a game. It’s what I like to call an “excuse.” Worry about what you can control. After the bad call—and it was a bad call—Penn State still could have played defense and not let Maryland score on a layup. Was that the refs’ fault? And, how about this thought: Don’t put your team in a situation where it can be impacted negatively by a
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Michigan's spring preview.
Time to take the temperature of the Big Ten’s NCAA tourney hopes. That means we check in with bracketologists Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Maryland's spring preview.
The season has hit the home stretch, as teams jockey for postseason position. This week’s action features some intriguing matchups involving teams looking to buff their resumes for NCAA consideration.
Indiana is playing well, positioned for an NCAA berth. And the Hoosiers can thank junior Yogi Ferrell. IndyStar.com’s Zach Osterman had a recent mail bag question that asked: Will Yogi leave for the NBA after this season? If he is projected as a first-rounder, it may be difficult not to leave. Much may depend on how well IU finishes the season and how far Ferrell can carry the Hoosiers. *** Iowa? Iowa! That’s two losses in a row for the Hawkeyes, who fell in overtime at Northwestern on Sunday. Not long ago, I thought Iowa was primed to show it
Another week is in the books, and it was another opportunity for Wisconsin to prove its case as the Big Ten's runaway leader.