Nick Ward's 22 points helped Michigan State push past No. 16 Wisconsin Sunday, 84-74. The win was the sixth in the Spartans' last eight games, while Wisconsin has dropped four of its last five.
Freshmen reigned supreme in Michigan State's 88-72 win over Nebraska Thursday night. Three members of Tom Izzo's heralded freshman class (Miles Bridges, Nick Ward and Joshua Langford) combined for 57 points in the victory.
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.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 9 of conference play.
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 Big Ten office released its latest men's basketball weekly honors, and it was a pair of big names earning recognition.
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.
Eron Harris will require season-ending surgery on his right knee, Michigan State announced Sunday afternoon. Harris, a senior, injured his knee in a scary moment during the Spartans' loss Saturday at No. 16 Purdue.
Caleb Swanigan had 24 points and 15 rebounds, and Isaac Haas scored 18 points, leading No. 16 Purdue to an 80-63 victory over Michigan State on Saturday.