In Thursday's Big Ten links, we look at a number of stories, including one on Michigan's NCAA tourney hopes and another on a new addition to Tom Crean's Indiana roster. Hint: The new guy plays football. Also, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talked to local reporters and made himself perfectly clear on a number of issues involving the eye-poking incident. Watch the video from HawkCentral.com.
James Blackmon Jr. threw down a huge dunk over two Maryland defenders in the Hoosiers' 68-66 loss to Maryland on Wednesday. Check it out in this post!
Super Wednesday was filled with plenty of exciting Big Ten hoops action!
NBA All-Star Weekend tips off Friday night in New York City. The BTN.com team compiled its own mythical Big Ten All-Star game lineup. See it in this post.
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.
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
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
If there was any doubt whether Troy Williams was one of the Big Ten’s top high-flyers, he erased them in Sunday’s narrow 70-67 victory over Michigan. [ MORE: Video: Melo Trimble had a painful day Sunday at Iowa ] Williams, easily one of the Big Ten’s elite athletes, exploded for a handful of powerful flushes. Four of the dunks were included in CBS’ montage spotlighting Williams’ big day above the rim. Problem is, the montage aired a little too early, because the sophomore saved one of his best dunks of the day for late in the game. With 32 seconds
Three games in Big Ten men’s basketball action Tuesday night as No. 4 Wisconsin second-highest point total of the season helped the Badgers past Indiana, 92-78. Later, Nebraska beat Northwestern, 76-60. In the final game of the night, Illinois dropped Rutgers, 66-54. Catch up on all of Tuesday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard and with video highlights in this post. Also, look ahead to two Wednesday night games on BTN/BTN2Go. Use the links below for each of Tuesday night’s game. WISCONSIN 92, INDIANA 78: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Frank Kaminsky scored 23 points and No. 5 Wisconsin’s athletic frontcourt