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.
Illinois used a 14-0 run to put Michigan in a hole the Wolverines couldn't dig out of Wednesday. The Illini won 85-69, boosted by 13 points and eight rebounds off the bench from Kipper Nichols.
It's easy to enjoy those touching walk-on-receiving-scholarship viral videos. It's even easier when a team does it in a way that you've never seen. Michigan did just that with Andrew Dakich.
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.
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.
With the lid being taken off of conference play, the action in the Big Ten is starting to heat up. Michigan State (2-0), Nebraska (2-0) and Wisconsin (1-0) are the lone undefeated teams left. Here's a look at the second week of Big Ten play.
Conference play is beginning in earnest, as the race to the Big Ten championship is underway. Michigan State and Nebraska are off to strong 2-0 starts.
Peter Jok scored 25 points, including a decisive 3 with 1:16 left in overtime, and Iowa rallied to beat Michigan 86-83 on Sunday for its fifth straight win over the Wolverines.
Moe Wagner scored 18 points as Michigan held off a challenge from Furman Thursday night in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines wrapped up non-conference play with a 10-3 record.