What if you could build your own Big Ten Football team made up of basketball players? Who would you pick and where would they play? I asked that very question to several players during Thursday’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day in Chicago. Here’s what the players told me.
Media day brings the Big Ten’s top basketball players to Chicago every fall.
All 14 of the Big Ten men’s basketball coaches spoke to the media as part of Thursday’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day in Chicago. In the YouTube video player on this post, click the icon in the upper left corner to expand the playlist and show all of the clips.
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The calendar says “October,” which means leaf raking, pumpkins and apple cider. But glorious hoops season is here. Really. It’s not all about neck rolls, eye black and J-pads right now. The basketballs have been inflated and rolled out onto the court. Practices have started and, for now, the possibilities seem endless for Lincoln to Piscataway.
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Big Ten Media Day is today, which means it’s time for BTN.com to share its annual preseason Big Ten men’s basketball predictions.
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Maryland’s Melo Trimble has been chosen as the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year heading into the 2015-16 men’s basketball season.