Illinois jumped out to a 10-0 lead over Iowa and kept them at arm's length for a 76-64 win at State Farm Center Wednesday.
The selection committee for the NCAA men's basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February.
Four weeks down in Big Ten play, and it seems like things are finally taking shape. Check out BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings inside.
The Big Ten race is gaining a sharper focus, with Maryland Wisconsin moving out ahead of the pack. But keep an eye on Purdue and Northwestern—yes, Northwestern, which looks primed to earn its first NCAA bid. And Indiana looks like it’s finding its stride, too.
Some great, fun games this week, including a few that included game-winning shots in the final moments. Amid those thrilling finishes, it’s becoming clearer that Wisconsin and Maryland are the teams to beat as each is 5-1 in league action.
D.J. Wilson scored 12 of his 19 points in the first half, helping Michigan build a double-digit lead in a 66-57 win over Illinois on Saturday.
If you could pick one Big Ten player to build a team around, who would you select? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart asked a few other writers.
Isaac Haas had 24 points and six rebounds, and Caleb Swanigan added 22 points and 10 rebounds in No. 21 Purdue's dominating 91-68 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
Yet another crazy week in the Big Ten, and that's led to some serious movement in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See his full list, which is now topped by Wisconsin, inside.
Maryland used a second half run to pick up a road win at Illinois Saturday, 62-56. The win pushed the Terps to 16-2 on the season and into a tie for first place in the Big Ten at 4-1.