Yes, the calendar says “January,” and you still are wearing earmuffs, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the NCAA tourney! So, let’s check in with Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com's latest mock bracket as the weekend approaches.
It's early and there have already been some eye-opening games. Which men's basketball team has been the biggest surprse? We asked a few Big Ten writers.
Michigan State cruised to a 65-47 home victory over No. 24 Minnesota Wednesday for their second victory over the Gophers this season.
It’s no surprise to see freshmen have an immediate impact each season in college basketball. Players arrive more and more ready to not just contribute, but also to be stars. And this year’s crop of freshmen in the Big Ten is emerging as a formidable unit.
The No. 1 player in my Big Ten Player Rankings is a no-brainer. It's Purdue star Caleb Swanigan, once again, and it's not even close. The rest of my list is a little more debatable.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for me to release my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. Spoiler: There's a new No. 1 (Purdue), while Northwestern and surging Minnesota are the biggest risers.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 3 of conference play.
Just two weeks into the conference season, and every Big Ten team has at least one league loss. And there are four teams atop the conference standings with 3-1 marks: Minnesota, Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin. Here's a look-ahead to the third week of Big Ten play.
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.
Lamar Stevens scored 18 points and Tony Carr had 14 to lead Penn State to a 72-63 win over Michigan State at the Palestra on Saturday.