It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. No surprise here: Purdue star Caleb Swanigan remains atop the list, just ahead of Wisconsin's Ethan Happ and Michigan State's Miles Bridges, who continues his weekly ascent.
The season has rounded the halfway point. There have been surprises, disappointments … and whole bunch of fun games with lots to look forward to. Here is a midseason report as we race to the finish line.
The homestretch is in sight, and Wisconsin is the leader of the pack in the Big Ten—as many envisioned in the preseason. But, there is still a lot of basketball left to be played as we sprint toward the finish line. Get a preview of the week ahead inside.
Jordan Bohannon scored 15 points, Tyler Cook added 13 and Iowa held on for an 81-70 win over Nebraska on Sunday.
And then there was one: Wisconsin stands alone atop the Big Ten with a 9-1 mark, knocking off Illinois and Indiana this week to run its winning streak to seven games. Wisconsin sits alone in first place after Maryland saw its seven-game winning streak end on Saturday with a home loss to Purdue.
We here at BTN always enjoy a good shoe highlight. There's something funny about a player blowing a tire, and seeing how he reacts. Some continue to play like nothing happened. Some pick up the shoe and tie it. And some pick it up and hold it in their hand until the next whistle.
We offer up a team of departing Big Ten football players on both offense and defense with lots of video highlights. Who will step up to fill their shoes? Spring football is not too far away.
The latest bracket projections are out from the national experts. How does the Big Ten shape up this week?
Miles Bridges led a balanced Michigan State attack with 16 points as the Spartans pulled out a 72-61 road win at Nebraska Thursday.
We had 247Sports.com national writer Kevin Ryan answer some followup National Signing Day questions for BTN.com, and he broke down the Big Ten's recruiting class.