This is the penultimate week of the season. And, things are heating up with Purdue and Wisconsin tied for first and Maryland just a game back. Who will take home the title? Others are looking to hone their postseason resume.
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 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.
Tai Webster scored 17 points and Nebraska rallied in the last minute to edge Ohio State 58-57 on Saturday.
This is a giant week on the hardwood, Big Ten fans. By week's end, we should have a much better idea of how the Big Ten title race will break down. As we enter Wednesday night's action, Jess Settles takes a look at Maryland's important week, Derrick Walton Jr.'s torrid play and Nebraska's improvement.
If one hasn't been paying attention, Big Ten men's basketball postgame press conferences have become appointment viewing. The last few days, we've had drama, emotion and humor highlight what can often be boring TV.
Glynn Watson Jr. and Jack McVeigh scored 15 points apiece to lead four Nebraska players in double figures, and the Cornhuskers used their best shooting half of the season to set the tone in an 82-66 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night.
For the third week in a row, there's a different team atop Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings. This week, it's Purdue, winner of of six of seven, claiming the top spot, replacing Wisconsin, which took over for Maryland the week before.
While Caleb Swanigan continues to pad his lead in the race for 2017 Big Ten Player of Year, perhaps, no one is playing better than Derrick Walton Jr.