Branden Dawson threw down an incredible alley-oop dunk against Northwestern on Tuesday. Check it out inside.
Tuesday featured two Big Ten men's basketball games, both of which resulted in wins for the road teams.
Iowa, fresh off clinching at least a share of the Big Ten crown for the seventh time in eight years, remains No. 1 in the latest USA Today/NWCA Coaches Poll, released Tuesday. The Hawkeyes, who won at four-time reigning NCAA champ and No. 5 Penn State on Sunday, is one of 10 Big Ten teams ranked, four of which are in the top 5. No. 3 Ohio State, No. 4 Minnesota and No. 5 Penn State join the Hawkeyes in the top 5. No. 2 Missouri, of the Mid-American Conference, is the only non-Big Ten team in the top 5.
The Big Ten basketball season is about to enter the stretch run, so it's time to take a look at several teams' NCAA tournament hopes.
Can anyone catch Wisconsin? The Badgers (9-1) lead a quartet of teams by three games with just eight dates remaining. Get one stat for every Big Ten team inside.
DraftExpress.com lists seven Big Ten players on its latest mock draft, including five first-rounders. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Player Rankings | National polls ] To the surprise of no one, Ohio State freshman D’Angelo Russell, the two-time reigning Big Ten Player of the Week, paces the conference, coming in at No. 2, behind only Duke’s Jahlil Okafor. If Russell went No. 2, he would be the Big Ten’s third player to go with the second pick in the last six seasons (Ohio State’s Evan Turner, 2010; Indiana’s Victor Oladipo, 2013). As for the other Big Ten players in the
There are 13 games on the Big Ten slate this week, and BTN.com senior editor Tom Dienhart ranks all of them. No: 1? That's Ohio State at Michigan State.
This eye-poking by Iowa’s Adam Woodbury is some of the most bizarre stuff I ever have seen in all my years covering and watching basketball. And Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery is front-and-center in the imbroglio. McCaffery gained national attention with his terse handling of a postgame question over the weekend about Woodbury’s third eye-poking incident in five games. Fran felt the reporter’s query wasn’t “intelligent.” Why was Fran so peeved at a perfectly fair question that WAS intelligent? (Again, three eye incidents in five games. Is it THAT crazy to ask the coach ‘what’s up’?) Rick Brown of Hawkcentral.com reached
Ohio State signee Mike Weber, out of Detroit, was spotted working out in a Michigan t-shirt, and it got the attention of people on social media.
Enter the Buffalo Wild Wings Trip to the Big Ten Tournament Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to the 2015 Big Ten men’s Basketball Tournament yet? There’s still time but the event wraps up Feb. 22. And yes, you can enter daily. Each week we award $100 gift cards, and then the grand prize is all-session admission for two to the 2015 Big Ten Tournament, which starts March 11 in Chicago. The prize includes two round-trip coach airfares and one hotel accommodation for four nights. Read the full rules here for more information. How do you enter? It’s