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Video: Gopher fans storm court after upset of No. 1 Indiana

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Gophers Upset Hoosiers, Fans Rush Court

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We saw the scene earlier this month in Champaign. It happened Tuesday night, too, after Minnesota knocked off No. 1 Indiana at Williams Arena. It’s safe to say, Tom Crean and the Hoosiers have seen enough of the opponent’s fans storming the court against them. Watch the Minnesota fans celebrate Tuesday’s exciting win over Indiana now.

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Up, up and away: Williams soars for big-time swat

Rodney Williams

Rodney Williams Soars for the Block

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Everybody knows Minnesota’s Rodney Williams can jump. He’s one of the nation’s elite dunkers, after all. In Tuesday night’s upset over No. 1 Indiana, Williams showed off his ups on the defensive end. And the athletic senior’s block of Victor Oladipo’s late 3 was just as pretty as any of his highlight dunks. Watch Williams soar to block Oladipo’s shot in the final minute of the upset here.

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BTN LiveBIG: Minnesota's research & medical discoveries

BTN Live Big: Minnesota

Watch "BTN LiveB1G: Minnesota" on March 1st

BTN’s new series “BTN LiveBIG” continues Friday following the Denver at Minnesota men’s hockey game, with stories about a professor’s findings that have broad implications for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and a team of researchers who are tracking the carp populations in local lakes to help native ecosystems survive. The episode will air at 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday.

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Power Rankings: Spartans fall in wake of 0-2 week

Aaron Craft & Travis Trice

Harris Drives In Aggressively For a Layup

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How tough is the Big Ten this season? A week ago, several people thought Michigan State might be the Big Ten’s top team. Today, following back-to-back losses, the Spartans land at No. 4 on my latest Power Rankings. Where does your team land? Find out in this post. Oh, and feel free to send me your thoughts, either in the comment box in this post or on Twitter (@BTNBrentYarina).

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Weekly Q&A: Listen to your Big Ten coach

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

The Big Ten men’s basketball coaches held their weekly Big Ten teleconference Monday with reporters from around the league, and we’ve posted the audio from each phone interview in the post below. BTN.com will post these media sessions each Monday right up to the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, and all of our audio can be found in our BTN.com audio archive.

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