The Big Ten race got a whole lot more interesting, as Nebraska and Wisconsin each suffered their first conference defeats Sunday. Now, as we ready to tip off Week 3 of conference play, Purdue, Michigan State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Maryland and Wisconsin all have one Big Ten loss.
No. 25 Indiana used a 15-0 run to start the game to catapult them to a 96-80 victory over Illinois Saturday. The victory got the Hoosiers in the win column in Big Ten play.
Thomas Bryant showed one-and-done talent as a freshman at Indiana, but he returned as a sophomore to attend to unfinished business. The Journey premieres Sunday, Jan. 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
Ethan Happ scored 19 points and Bronson Koenig added 17 on Tuesday night to lead No. 13 Wisconsin past No. 25 Indiana 75-68.
Before Wisconsin and Indiana tip off the second week of Big Ten play Tuesday night, let's take a look at three of the biggest things on BTN analyst Jess Settles' mind following a wild and unexpected opening week.
With the lid being taken off of conference play, the action in the Big Ten is starting to heat up. Michigan State (2-0), Nebraska (2-0) and Wisconsin (1-0) are the lone undefeated teams left. Here's a look at the second week of Big Ten play.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten basketball games to watch as the second week of conference play gets underway.
Three Big Ten teams are ranked in the latest AP poll, released Monday. No. 13 Wisconsin, up one spot from last week, leads the way, No. 20 Purdue dropped five spots following its home overtime loss to Minnesota on Sunday, Indiana is tied for No. 25.
Conference play is beginning in earnest, as the race to the Big Ten championship is underway. Michigan State and Nebraska are off to strong 2-0 starts.
Donovan Mitchell scored a career-high 25 points and Deng Adel had 17 as No. 6 Louisville pulled away from No. 16 Indiana 77-62 on Saturday.