No. 20 Baylor pulled away after halftime to beat No. 24 Michigan State 73-58.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo can see the positives and negatives all jumbled together for his 24th-ranked Spartans, from the good stretches where the ball goes inside to the bad ones when his team fires up quick 3-point attempts.
The biggest change in Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings? Iowa's Peter Jok, the reigning Big Ten Player of the Week, moves up two spots to enter the top half of the list.
Indiana leads a quintet of Big Ten teams ranked in the latest AP poll, released Monday. The Hoosiers come in at No. 3 and are receiving two first-place votes.
No. 13 Michigan State held on to beat FGCU 78-77 Sunday despite controversy surrounding the Eagles' final possession.
The No. 13 Spartans got in the win column Friday with a 100-53 win over Mississippi Valley State. Freshman Miles Bridges led the way for Michigan State with 24 points, 11 rebounds and several highlight-reel slams.
Some players moved around from the first to second week in my weekly player rankings, but Badgers big man Nigel Hayes remained top dog.
We're almost two weeks into the college basketball season, so it's a good time to break out Jess Settles' Three Takes feature. Check out what's on his mind after the first week and a half of the season inside.
How far would Indiana ascend in the latest major polls following its season-opening overtime win vs. then-No. 3 Kansas? The answer is five spots, as the Hoosiers, previously No. 11, are No. 5 in the AP poll, released Monday.
Make no mistake, the Big Ten POY award is completely up for grabs this season! And in an era dominated by guards, the Big Ten boasts some of the top forwards and centers in the country. Just the way I like it!