More of the same in the Big Ten, as Purdue, Ohio State and Michigan State continue to show their dominance. How strong have these three schools been? They are a combined 33-3 in Big Ten play. Here is a look at Best of the Week.
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman made a tiebreaking three-point play with 3.8 seconds left and finished with 17 points as No. 24 Michigan held on to beat Minnesota 76-73 in overtime on Saturday.
With February here, it’s time to focus more attention on how many Big Ten teams could make the NCAA tourney. It looks like four schools are in good shape to make the Big Dance. Plus, take a look at how many bids the Big Ten received in each of the last 18 seasons.
Spring football isn’t too far around the corner. That is when schools can begin to take their first meaningful steps toward building their 2018 squads. Some top talent has left Big Ten campuses. Here is a look at the 15 biggest shoes to fill--along with a possible replacement.
Come Thursday, it will be February. That means the Big Ten seasons is hitting the homestretch. Bottom line: It’s crunch time in the conference title race. And other teams are pushing for NCAA bids. Here's a look at the biggest games the rest of the way.
Charles Matthews scored 14 points, and No. 24 Michigan outlasted Northwestern 58-47 on Monday night. Michigan labored through an ugly first half but still led 21-19 after 20 minutes.
Nebraska and Penn State are the biggest movers in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See Crispin's latest full list inside.
The Big Ten, once again, has four teams ranked in the latest AP poll, released Monday. Purdue remains No. 3 and continues to pace the conference, while Michigan State and Michigan both move up one spot, to No. 5 and No. 24, respectively. See the full poll inside.
Some interesting games dot the Big Ten schedule this week, as January melts into February. Can Purdue improve to 12-0 in league play as it plays host to Maryland and goes to Rutgers? The last Big Ten team to open with that many conference wins was the 2004-05 Illinois squad.
The Big Ten season has reached its halfway point. And Purdue has emerged as the team to beat, starting conference season 10-0 for the first time ever. Ohio State is now looking up at the Boilermakers, having suffered its first loss of the season.