Malcolm Hill led Illinois to its fourth win in five games, pouring in 19 points in a 73-57 victory at Nebraska. The Illini improved to 17-12, and 7-9 in conference play on the season.
Ed Morrow had to sacrifice some childhood freedoms while playing high school ball in Chicago. But his dream of playing in college eventually led back to his hometown in Nebraska.
Freshmen reigned supreme in Michigan State's 88-72 win over Nebraska Thursday night. Three members of Tom Izzo's heralded freshman class (Miles Bridges, Nick Ward and Joshua Langford) combined for 57 points in the victory.
Every team deals with injuries sooner or later, and this Big Ten men's basketball season is no different. Tom Dienhart lists the most significant injuries in the conference this year.
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.