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Big Ten links: Izzo, Ryan flourish, Elliott's Heisman hopes & more

NCAA Tournament-Team Press Conferences

Watch Pat Forde talk Final Four

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A former Michigan State star explains Tom Izzo’s success. A Wisconsin writer explains how the Badgers hit it big with Bo Ryan. Could Ohio State’s top Heisman Trophy candidate be a running back? And let’s look at how transfer quarterbacks actually do. All of this and more in Friday’s Big Ten headlines.

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Big Ten links: Badgers look loose, Spartans look familiar & more links

NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Oregon vs Wisconsin

What happens to Kentucky on Saturday?

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In Thursday’s Big Ten links, we take a look at a number of basketball and football stories. Wisconsin looks loose headed into the Final Four. Michigan State shares some things in common with last year’s NCAA champs. Maryland’s Melo Trimble is staying at Maryland. Christian Hackenberg is refocusing at Penn State. Read all that and more in this post.

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Dienhart: Check out Iowa's 10-year NFL draft snapshot

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C.J. Fiedorowicz hauls in OT winner

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Iowa has seen a lot of success in the last 10 NFL drafts—especially along the trenches. And that success should continue in this year’s draft, set for April 30-May 2 in Chicago.

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Dienhart: 3 Keys for a Wisconsin victory tonight

NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Oregon vs Wisconsin

Talking Badger hoops with Jeff Potrykus

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Wisconsin hopes to take another step toward returning to the Final Four for a second season in a row tonight when the No. 1 Badgers take on No. 4 North Carolina in a West Region Sweet 16 matchup in Los Angeles that tips at 7:47 p.m. ET.

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Kirk Ferentz, Iowa grant quarterback Jake Rudock release

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Jake Rudock tosses touchdown pass

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Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock won’t be back with the Hawkeyes. The 6-3, 208-pound senior will be immediately eligible wherever he lands after he graduates in the spring.

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