Two weeks remain in the Big Ten regular season. That's it, amazingly. Before the penultimate week tips off Tuesday night, the @BTNStatsGuys have several nuggets for your consumption.
The Big Ten office released its latest weekly men's basketball award winners Monday, and the recipients won't surprise many. Michigan State's Miles Bridges claimed player of the week, and Illinois' Trent Frazier took home freshman of the week.
The Big Ten has three teams in the top 8 of the latest AP poll, released Monday. Fresh off its victory vs. then-No. 3 Purdue, Michigan State moves up to No. 2 to pace the Big Ten.
There are just two weeks left in the Big Ten regular season. The race for the championship remains tight between Ohio State, Michigan State and Purdue, while schools like Michigan, Nebraska and Penn State make a push to enhance their NCAA resumes. Here is a look at the upcoming week.
Did you feel that? That was the sound of the Big Ten standings taking a jolt this week, with Purdue losing its throne and Ohio State ascending to the summit. Who saw the Buckeyes on top with two weeks left in the season back in November? Here is a look back on a wild week in the Big Ten.
Miles Bridges made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and finished with 20 points, helping No. 4 Michigan State top No. 3 Purdue 68-65 on Saturday.
Saturday gives us Part II of this monster week in the Big Ten, as No. 3 Purdue plays at No. 4 Michigan State in another game with massive league title implications. This is the only scheduled meeting between the schools.
Nebraska led the way with 10 signings on Wednesday. Ohio State and Illinois each inked five players. Every school signed at least one player on Wednesday expect for Minnesota, which inked none.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Ohio State has the top recruiting class in the Big Ten. It’s the seventh consecutive year the Buckeyes have sat on top of the Big Ten recruiting board, which just happens to parallel the arrival of Urban Meyer in Columbus.
As part of tonight’s Super Wednesday doubleheader coverage presented by U.S. Cellular, BTN will provide an additional live presence at Mackey Arena before, during and after the matchup between No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 14 Ohio State. The battle at the top of the Big Ten Conference, tipping off at 8:30 p.m. ET on BTN, features two teams with the best combined league record (23-1) through at least 24 conference games in the past 20 years. Pregame Digital Content Follow along on Periscope as BTN contributor Andy Katz takes you inside shootaround for both Ohio State (noon – 1 p.m.