The final week of the season is here. And, there’s a lot on the line. Nebraska, Penn State and Indiana are jockeying for NCAA bids—the hopes of some better than others--while Michigan State is looking to lock up its first Big Ten title since 2012.
BTN today announced its first ever 4K productions will be available on DIRECTV, Dish and Layer3 TV for all 10 broadcasts of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by SoFi. Game Creek Video, which facilitated FOX Sports World Series broadcasts in 4K, will assume the same role in providing the technology necessary to produce games and on-site studio coverage in 4K throughout the tournament. The network also announced its on-air talent for the tournament, highlighted by Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery. Kevin Kugler (play-by-play), Stephen Bardo (analyst) and Mike Hall (sideline) will handle duties for opening night in Madison
It was “Upset City” in the Big Ten this week in what was perhaps the most drama-packed week of the season. Top-10 teams lost three times, and we saw the biggest comeback in Big Ten history. Oh, and white-hot Nebraska got dumped at last-place Illinois.
Carsen Edwards scored 27 points, Dakota Mathias added 18 points and Isaac Haas had 12 points and six rebounds as No. 6 Purdue snapped a season-worst three-game skid with a 76-73 victory over Penn State,
Leron Black scored a career-high 28 points and snagged seven rebounds, to help Illinois outlast Nebraska for a 72-66 victory on Sunday afternoon.
THON, Penn State's student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer, raised $10,151,663.93 during its annual 46-hour dance marathon Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Jordan Poole came off the bench and scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help No. 22 Michigan take the lead, and it never trailed in the second half of a 74-62 win over No. 8 Ohio State on Sunday.
Bruno Fernando had 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and Maryland kept Rutgers winless on the road with a 61-51 victory Saturday night.
Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit on Saturday to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning streak to 10 games.
Robert Johnson scored a career-high 29 points on nine 3s and Indiana rallied from an early 13-point deficit and then held off Iowa 84-82, picking up its fourth straight victory.