Just one more week remains, as the penultimate week of the season is in the rear-view mirror. Can Purdue hang on to its one-game lead in the conference standings and take home its first Big Ten crowns since 2010?
Malcolm Hill led Illinois to its fourth win in five games, pouring in 19 points in a 73-57 victory at Nebraska. The Illini improved to 17-12, and 7-9 in conference play on the season.
Malcolm Hill scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 66-50 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night.
This is the penultimate week of the season. And, things are heating up with Purdue and Wisconsin tied for first and Maryland just a game back. Who will take home the title? Others are looking to hone their postseason resume.
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.
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.
Malcolm Hill led Illinois with 21 points and the Illini knocked off Iowa on the road Saturday, 70-66. The win gave Illinois a regular season sweep over the Hawkeyes.
For the third week in a row, there's a different team atop Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings. This week, it's Purdue, winner of of six of seven, claiming the top spot, replacing Wisconsin, which took over for Maryland the week before.
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Payton Banks tied his career-high with 24 points, Lamar Stevens added 21 and Penn State beat Illinois 83-70 on Saturday.