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Watch Sunday's top Big Ten men's basketball highlights

The penultimate Sunday of the Big Ten men’s basketball season featured a quartet of games. Catch up on all of Sunday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Ohio State upset No. 8 Iowa, 68-64, to keep its NCAA tourney hopes alive and highlight the day’s games. In other action, No. 6 Michigan State rolled Penn State, 88-57, behind another all-around effort from star Denzel Valentine (19 points, eight rebounds, six assists), Wisconsin took down Michigan, 68-57, to register its 10th win in its last 11 games, and Illinois rallied to knock off shorthanded Minnesota, 84-71. ** MICHIGAN STATE 88, PENN

View the 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament bracket

The Big Ten announced the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket Sunday night. [ MORE: View the full Big Ten tourney bracket (PDF) ] Maryland (27-3, 16-2), fresh off a 110-77 season-ending victory vs. Minnesota, secured its second consecutive outright Big Ten title and will be the No. 1 seed in the tournament March 2-6 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Terrapins open their tourney title defense at noon ET Friday. The tournament tips off at 1:30 p.m. ET Wednesday with No. 13 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Northwestern, followed by No. 14 Illinois vs. No. 11 Penn State at approximately

Indiana clinches share of 22nd Big Ten championship

With Ohio State upsetting No. 8 Iowa on Sunday, idle Indiana clinched at least a share of the 2016 Big Ten title. The Hoosiers (13-3) can make it an outright championship as early as Tuesday with a win at Iowa. Indiana now owns a Big Ten record-tying 22 conference titles and claims its first crown since 2013, when Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo led the Hoosiers to the top of the Big Ten. The 2016 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held in Indianapolis for the 10th time from March 9-13. Limited all-session tickets remain available at the Bankers

Watch Fran McCaffery's 82-second press conference Sunday

Fran McCaffery and No. 8 Iowa suffered another heartbreaking loss Sunday night at Ohio State. The 68-64 defeat, Iowa’s fourth in its last five games, put a big dagger in the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten title hopes; in fact, Indiana clinched a share of the Big Ten title, its Big Ten record-tying 22nd, with the result. If Iowa doesn’t beat Indiana on Tuesday night, the Hoosiers will claim the outright crown. McCaffery was obviously frustrated following the latest loss, one that featured what he and the Iowa bench thought was an Ohio State foul on Jarrod Uthoff that went uncalled in

Video: Iowa PG Mike Gesell drives for highlight-reel dunk

Mike Gesell is no stranger to making the highlight play. Usually, the Iowa senior’s highlight is a nifty pass that leads to a basket or dunk. On rare occasions, though, Gesell flashes his underrated athleticism on unexpected jams of his own. The latest example came Sunday afternoon’s loss at Ohio State, when Gesell used a crossover to get past his defender and fly in for the powerful right-handed flush. Watch the highlight in the video above.

Video: Patrick Chambers gets ejected at Michigan State

This isn’t the first time Patrick Chambers will leave East Lansing, Michigan, frustrated with the officials. [ MORE: Rewatch Penn State at No. 6 Michigan State on BTN2Go ] The Penn State head coach was hit with back-to-back technical fouls and ejected with 4:53 remaining in the first half of Sunday’s loss at the Breslin Center. Chambers was upset with an offensive foul call on Penn State star Brandon Taylor, and needed to be restrained by assistants before walking off the court. In last season’s 66-60 loss at Michigan State, Chambers was assessed a crucial technical foul, prompting him to

BTN LiveBIG: Hawkeye student blazes a trail in the Iowa National Guard

Iowa sophomore Megan Reaska is in the process of becoming the first female combat engineer in the state’s National Guard. And while she’s proud of this, Reaska admitted she’s something of an accidental trailblazer. “I didn’t know that when I first decided to be a combat engineer,” she said. “That’s a pretty cool feeling.” Born and raised in Streeter, Ill., Reaska spent the past few years moving between Iowa and Texas due to her father’s work. Now settled in Iowa for school, she’s looking to the future. “I’ve been thinking about [military service] for a while now,” she said. “My

Watch former Big Ten stars' 2016 NFL Combine highlights

The nation’s top draft-eligible college football players are in Indianapolis through Monday participating in the 2016 NFL Combine. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten pros coverage ] As is the case every year, there’s no shortage of former Big Ten stars showing off their athleticism at Lucas Oil Stadium. Names such as Jack Conklin (Michigan State), Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State) and Christian Hackenberg (Penn State), to name a few, are busy trying to improve their draft stock. It has been an eventful trip for several Big Ten names, too. There’s been good, like Jason Spriggs (Indiana) winning the

Michigan wins 6th straight Big Ten men's swimming & diving crown

Michigan captured the 2016 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship on Saturday night at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University. The title marks the Wolverines’ sixth consecutive crown and 40th overall. Michigan compiled 1,475.5 points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,306 points and Ohio State was third with 1,294.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 919 points, while Wisconsin recorded 832.5 points to finish fifth. The Wolverines took home Big Ten titles in the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 50-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley, 800-yard freestyle

Latest look at Big Ten men's basketball title scenarios

The Big Ten title race came into sharper focus on the second-to-last Saturday of the regular season. [ MORE: View the latest Big Ten standings | Check out Sunday’s scoreboard ] We have Purdue to thank for it, as the 20th-ranked Boilermakers held off No. 10 Maryland, 83-79, at Mackey Arena. With the outcome, Purdue improved heated instate rival and Big Ten leader Indiana’s pursuit to the Big Ten crown. The Hoosiers can clinch a share of the Big Ten crown as early as Sunday, with an Ohio State win over Iowa, and wrap up the outright title as early