While there have been weeks where I’ve dreaded the day I had to submit my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, I feel as if the play on the floor and the standings are starting to clarify some things as we head into the second half of the conference season.
No shortage of good matchups this week, including a clash between ranked teams in Mackey Arena when Michigan visits Purdue on Thursday. Here is a look at the best of the coming week.
Vic Law had 18 points and Scottie Lindsey scored 13 to lead Northwestern to a 70-61 victory over Penn State on Saturday afternoon.
Chris Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven Big Ten games as No. 22 Ohio State defeated Northwestern 71-65 on Wednesday night.
There's a new team atop BTN analyst Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. It's white-hot Purdue, which has won 13 consecutive games. See Cripsin's full list inside.
Robert Johnson scored 17 points and Juwan Morgan scored all eight points in the second half to lead the Indiana Hoosiers past Northwestern 66-46 on Sunday.
Who do you want to have the ball with the pressure on and the clock winding down? The BTN.com team picks the clutch player they'd choose to take a last second shot.
Bryant McIntosh set a school record with 16 assists, Scottie Lindsey scored 22 points and Northwestern beat short-handed Minnesota 83-60 on Wednesday night.
Just when BTN analyst Jon Crispin thought the top 2 in his Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, were safe, Ohio State completely dismantles the No. 1 team in the country. See his full latest list inside.
The Big Ten race is heating up, and, to the surprise of many, it's Ohio State and Purdue tied atop the Big Ten standings. The undefeated Buckeyes handed No. 1 Michigan State its first Big Ten defeat in a blowout Sunday night. Here is a look at the best of the week that was.