Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points to lead five players in double figures as No. 12 Ohio State shot 63 percent from the floor in taking down No. 2 Maryland 98-87 on Monday night.
It's Monday, and that means it's time to release my updated Big Ten Player Rankings. Not a ton of movement in this latest installment, although there is one new name: Minnesota's Jordan Murphy, who has been playing out of his mind.
It's really hard, actually.
It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.
A new team paces the Big Ten in the latest AP poll, released Monday. No. 14 Purdue, which has won five in a row, moves up two spots, while Wisconsin, previously No. 11, checks in at No. 16, the Boilermakers' old spot.
The Big Ten office released its latest men's basketball weekly honors, and it was a pair of big names earning recognition.
The excitement level is running high at Minnesota, as the P.J. Fleck era begins to take flight. Fleck made a splash on Signing Day by inking a good class to add to an already-solid roster.
The finish line is in sight. And Purdue and Wisconsin are battling for the league title, each tied for first. But don’t overlook Maryland, which is just a game off the pace after falling at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Michigan's D.J. Wilson sent the game to overtime, but Minnesota survived the extra session and pulled away from the Wolverines for an 83-78 victory. Jordan Murphy scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Gophers.
Penn State (14-0) dominated home-standing Oklahoma State (14-1) in the title matchup of the 2017 NWCA Dual Championship Series. Head coach Cael Sanderson’ squad posted a 27-13 victory to claim its second-straight national dual meet title.