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Sunday Big Ten men's hoops roundup: Iowa St. upsets Michigan

It was a busy day in Big Ten men’s basketball, as seven teams were in action. No. 8 Michigan was upset at Iowa State, while No. 23 Indiana had no trouble with Stony Brook. Get all the scores, stats and video highlights from Sunday’s action in this post. [ MORE: View Sunday’s full Big Ten scoreboard ] ILLINOIS 81, BRADLEY 55 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY (AP) Jon Ekey scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds on Sunday as Illinois cruised to an easy 81-55 victory over previously unbeaten Bradley. The 6-foot-7-inch Ekey hit five of seven from the

Week in Review: Looking ahead to Week 12 B1G Games

Week 12 of the Big Ten football season is here. Can you believe it? Here is a rundown of the upcoming games on Saturday and a recap of this week’s news leading up to the big weekend ahead. BTN’s coverage will kick off at noon ET when Purdue travels to Happy Valley to take on Penn State. Immediatly following that, Michigan will take on Northwestern at 3:30 p.m. at Ryan Field. Both games will also be available on BTN2Go. Let’s break down the Big Ten games here. GAMEDAY LINKS: LIVE SCOREBOARD | BTN CONNECT | BTN2GO | STANDINGS | POLLS

Big Ten Geeks: Standing Tall

The Big Ten suffered its first losses over the past couple nights, and we learned just a little bit more about the shape of this conference. Let’s dive in. In a formula that might become common this season, Illinois struggled to score over Valparaiso’s length but did enough on defense to secure the victory. After facing two decidedly smaller teams to open the season, Illinois had trouble converting over Valpo’s big and experienced frontline. In fact, the Illini’s 35.6 effective field goal percentage is the lowest mark of the John Groce era, and last season’s team wasn’t exactly a collection

Watch highlights of Hawkeyes' hoops win

Iowa had seven different players score in double-digits, led by Aaron White’s game-high 22 points, and the Hawkeyes cruised to a 109-63 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Thursday night. Jarrod Uthoff had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds, while Melsahn Basabe added 12 points and seven rebounds for Iowa (3-0). Get game recaps, stats and video highlights in this post. IOWA 109, MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE 63 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY (AP) Aaron White scored a season-high 22 points and Iowa crushed Maryland-Eastern Shore 109-63 Thursday night for its third straight win. Iowa scored 56 points in the

Big Ten Geeks: Spartans make a statement

In the night’s top matchup, Michigan State ran out to an early 10-0 lead against a young Kentucky team and did just enough the rest of the way to pick up a very big win. It was a tale of two halves, as the Spartans made the Wildcats look slow and disorganized over the first 20 minutes. Wish I could say MSU's fastbreaking wing attack from '05 is back, but really UK just terrible at getting back on defense. — Josh and Mike (@bigtengeeks) November 13, 2013 Defensively, Michigan State’s man-to-man defense was severely packed in, making it look almost

B1G Clicks: Tracking today's Big Ten trends

Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a photo of well-known rapper Macklemore wearing an Ohio State basketball jersey during a performance. Like what you see? We do this every weekday. Visit our Clicks archive. Here are Thursday’s B1G Clicks: Here's Macklemore wearing an Ohio State basketball jersey. http://t.co/SCMY8qSbXd — Eleven Warriors (@11W) November 7, 2013 Our take: Maybe he got it at the thrift shop? From earlier today: The 25 Most Intriguing Players

Top 10 Plays from B1G exhibition games

Can you feel it ladies and gentlemen? College basketball is officially here. The Big Ten basketball regular season is scheduled to kick off Friday night with a full-slate of action. But let’s not forget how entertaining the past two weeks of exhibition hoops have been. We have seen everything from dunks, to blocks to a freshman guard scoring seven points in a span of 37 seconds. With that said, let’s go ahead and count down the top 10 plays from this year’s Big Ten exhibition games. [ MORE: BTN.com Big Ten hoops mock draft ] 10. Michigan freshman guard Derrick

Watch Northwestern exhibition hoops highlights

Drew Crawford scored a team-high 15 points as Northwestern topped Lewis 57-46 in an exhibition opener Wednesday night. The Wildcats’ 6-foot-5 senior forward also added several highlight-reel plays in the victory. Watch all the top highlights from the game in this post: INSTANT HIGHLIGHTS: Who doesn't love top plays? Check out all the highlights from @NUMensBball's exhibition win. – http://t.co/m8mEqHfOlh — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) November 7, 2013 Boom! @NUMensBball senior Drew Crawford hits a huge 3-point shot late in the game. #orvillemoment – http://t.co/ImFRoJW4PZ — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) November 7, 2013 Great sight for @NUmensbball fans! Drew Crawford

BTN.com's Big Ten hoops mock draft results

The Big Ten men’s basketball season officially tips off Friday night. Before the ball goes into the air, the BTN.com team thought it would be fun to hold a Big Ten mock draft. Our draft consisted of five teams and six rounds, and we all selected a starting 5 and one “reserve,” which could be any player. Here are some specifics before getting to the teams. The draft included BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart, BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina, BTN.com editor Sean Merriman, BTN.com video operations coordinator Wesley White and Big Ten Geeks writer Josh Reed. It went in alphabetical

Big Ten Geeks: Northwestern 2013-14 Preview

Change is afoot in Evanston, as the Northwestern basketball program moves away from the Princeton offense and into a new era. Will that change bring immediate success? After 13 seasons, the Bill Carmody era has ended. It can be easy to forget after last season’s struggles, but Carmody elevated the Northwestern basketball program from “horrid” to “mediocre” in his time there. To wit, the Wildcats made four straight NITs before last season’s injury-plagued  campaign.  Four NITs might seem like a silly accomplishment to tout, but let’s not forget that this program went to only three NITs over its entire pre-Carmody