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Latest Tom Dienhart News

Tourney recap: Xavier knocks Maryland out

No. 11 Xavier was too much for No. 6 Maryland, as the Terrapins fell 76-65 in its opening NCAA game. The Terrapins were fueled all season by junior point man Melo Trimble.

Tom Crean dismissed as Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball coach

Coming off a second Big Ten championship in 2016 and third Sweet 16 entering this season, Tom Crean and Indiana had great expectations. But things got off to a promising start and ended Thursday with his dismissal.

Dienhart: It's prove-it time for Big Ten champ Purdue

It goes without saying that every school wants to have success in the NCAA tourney. It’s the ultimate measuring stick. And for Purdue, it has fallen short—badly—the last two years.

Key player for each Big Ten team in the NCAA tournament

If one of the Big Ten's seven teams is going to reach the summit, a key player for each squad will need to step up. And, here is that key player, according to BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart.

NCAA tourney preview: No. 6 Maryland vs. No. 11 Xavier

Maryland suffered a lot of attrition after last season with the likes of Robert Carter Jr., Jake Layman, Rasheed Suliamon and Diamond Stone gone. Some may have even wondered if the Terps could make the Big Dance.

NCAA tourney preview: No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Vanderbilt

The Wildcats are the ultimate Cinderella in this year’s Big Dance, finally punching their ticket to the NCAA tourney for the first time ever. And Northwestern could win a game. It's a national story that has created a buzz, as NU is dancing just a few months after the Cubs ended a 108-year World Series win dry spell.

NCAA tourney preview: No. 5 Minnesota vs. No. 12 Middle Tennessee

This is the most improved team in the nation, as Richard Pitino has enjoyed a breakout in his fourth season on the job going from 8-23 to 24-9. This isn’t a deep team, though. And depth took another hit in the Big Ten tourney when Akeem Springs suffered a season-ending injury.