BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 9 of conference play.
It's Monday, and that means it's time to release my updated Big Ten Player Rankings. Not a ton of movement in this latest installment, although there is one new name: Minnesota's Jordan Murphy, who has been playing out of his mind.
It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.
The excitement level is running high at Minnesota, as the P.J. Fleck era begins to take flight. Fleck made a splash on Signing Day by inking a good class to add to an already-solid roster.
The finish line is in sight. And Purdue and Wisconsin are battling for the league title, each tied for first. But don’t overlook Maryland, which is just a game off the pace after falling at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Michigan's D.J. Wilson sent the game to overtime, but Minnesota survived the extra session and pulled away from the Wolverines for an 83-78 victory. Jordan Murphy scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Gophers.
Michigan claimed the 2017 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship, its second consecutive conference crown and 16th in program history, on Saturday at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center on the campus of Purdue University. Michigan collected 14 top-three finishes and compiled 1,287 total points throughout the four-day event. Indiana finished second after collecting 1,125 points and Wisconsin was third with 1,101.5 points. Minnesota finished fourth with 1,086 points, while Ohio State recorded 837 points to finish fifth. The Wolverines took home titles and set Big Ten Championship records in the 200-yard freestyle (Siobhan Haughey; 1:42.49), 500-yard freestyle (G Ryan; 4:34.40),
Both bracketologists in this week's tourney temperature check have seven Big Ten teams in the Dance. But where are they seeded, and who is on the outside looking in?
How many Big Ten teams will get into the NCAA tournament? Which ones still have work to do? Tom Dienhart asked the experts.
Nate Mason led Minnesota with 30 points, but it was Akeem Springs who was the hero for Minnesota. His second-effort layup with three seconds remaining was the game-winner in a 75-74 Gopher win over Indiana.