Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue, and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81-47 on Saturday for their 13th consecutive victory.
Bryant McIntosh set a school record with 16 assists, Scottie Lindsey scored 22 points and Northwestern beat short-handed Minnesota 83-60 on Wednesday night.
Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion following a newly public allegation of sexual assault.
Just when BTN analyst Jon Crispin thought the top 2 in his Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, were safe, Ohio State completely dismantles the No. 1 team in the country. See his full latest list inside.
The action is heating up as the Big Ten wades deeper into conference action. This week figures to go a long way in shaping the league race. Here is a look at the week ahead in the conference.
Robert Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, while Justin Smith and Juwan Morgan each added 20 as Indiana defeated Minnesota 75-71 on Saturday.
Minnesota has a big basketball game Saturday against Indiana, but the importance of that game pales when compared to the troubling suspension of star center Reggie Lynch.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune are reporting that Minnesota's Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is recommending that Lynch be suspended from the school until 2020 for violating the school's sexual harassment policy. The Star-Tribune is reporting that Lynch will appeal the decision.
Jordan Murphy had 17 points and 17 rebounds while Nate Mason added 17 points and 6 assists as Minnesota defeated Illinois 77-67 on Wednesday.
The dust has settled on football season. And that means the action on the basketball court is about to heat up with full-bore conference action. Here’s a look at the week ahead.