More of the same in the Big Ten, as Purdue, Ohio State and Michigan State continue to show their dominance. How strong have these three schools been? They are a combined 33-3 in Big Ten play. Here is a look at Best of the Week.
Derek Pardon scored 17 points on 8-of-8 shooting, and Northwestern rode a game-opening 18-1 run to beat Wisconsin 60-52 on Thursday night.
With February here, it’s time to focus more attention on how many Big Ten teams could make the NCAA tourney. It looks like four schools are in good shape to make the Big Dance. Plus, take a look at how many bids the Big Ten received in each of the last 18 seasons.
Spring football isn’t too far around the corner. That is when schools can begin to take their first meaningful steps toward building their 2018 squads. Some top talent has left Big Ten campuses. Here is a look at the 15 biggest shoes to fill--along with a possible replacement.
Charles Matthews scored 14 points, and No. 24 Michigan outlasted Northwestern 58-47 on Monday night. Michigan labored through an ugly first half but still led 21-19 after 20 minutes.
Nebraska and Penn State are the biggest movers in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See Crispin's latest full list inside.
Some interesting games dot the Big Ten schedule this week, as January melts into February. Can Purdue improve to 12-0 in league play as it plays host to Maryland and goes to Rutgers? The last Big Ten team to open with that many conference wins was the 2004-05 Illinois squad.
The Big Ten season has reached its halfway point. And Purdue has emerged as the team to beat, starting conference season 10-0 for the first time ever. Ohio State is now looking up at the Boilermakers, having suffered its first loss of the season.
Dave Revsine explains his recent absence from our BTN's on-air programming. The good news: Revsine is doing well. The bad news: Well, the absence has to do with blinking one of his eyes.
Bryant McIntosh and Vic Law scored 18 points apiece for Northwestern, leading a spirited comeback from a 10-point deficit in the first half to beat reeling Minnesota 77-69 on Tuesday night.