The final week of the season is here. And, it’s looking more likely that the Big Ten will get seven teams in the NCAA tourney: Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Michigan State, Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern. And Illinois is coming on strong. The title chase also has intrigue, too. Purdue has a one-game lead over Wisconsin. And with a home win vs. Indiana on Tuesday, the Boilermakers will clinch at least a share of the Big Ten title for the first time since 2010. If Purdue also wins at Northwestern in the finale, it would take the title outright. Wisconsin needs to
At this point, it's impossible to ignore the teams that are rolling and the teams that are struggling. That's why there's some serious movement in Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
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?
Every team deals with injuries sooner or later, and this Big Ten men's basketball season is no different. Tom Dienhart lists the most significant injuries in the conference this year.
Senior Peter Jok scored 35 points as Iowa rallied from 13 down to beat Indiana 96-90 in overtime on Tuesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
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 Monday, and that means it's time to release my updated Big Ten Player Rankings. Not a ton of movement in this latest installment, although there is one new name: Minnesota's Jordan Murphy, who has been playing out of his mind.
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.