The season isn’t officially over, as the Final Four is this weekend. But let’s go ahead and cast our eyes to 2017-18. Players still could turn pro and key recruits added in the spring signing period, but here is an early, early, early look at how the conference could stack up next season.
With the 2016-17 season in the rear-view mirror, it's time to consider some of the best of the season that was. First up, in a four-part series: Best story.
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Remember way back when the national narrative was “the Big Ten is down?” It seems like a silly notion now, doesn’t it? The Big Ten has more than acquitted itself in the opening two rounds of the NCAA tourney.
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The dream died Saturday for Northwestern, as the No. 8 seeded Wildcats' comeback fell short against No. 1 Gonzaga, 79-73.
Before No. 8 Northwestern takes on No. 1 Gonzaga in the West Region on Saturday afternoon, BTN researcher Harold Shelton shares with you what the Wildcats have working in their favor and working against them in their matchup vs. the Bulldogs.
It’s cliche to say someone bleeds his or her school color, but Northwestern legend Pat Fitzgerald just may bleed purple. The former Northwestern student and all-world linebacker and current football coach loves his school, and all of its sporting teams. Fitzgerald gave everyone an idea of his Northwestern fandom Thursday, when cameras captured him interrupting Chris Collins’ postgame speech to congratulate the team on winning the program’s first NCAA tourney game in its debut. Northwestern looks to improve to 2-0 in the tourney and advance to its first Sweet 16 vs. No. 1 seed Gonzaga at 5:15 p.m. ET Saturday.
Bryant McIntosh was one of three Wildcats in double-figures, as NU overcame 55.6 percent shooting from the foul line to take this heart-stopping victory.
For what it's worth, Barack Obama doesn't see the Big Ten having much success in the NCAA tournament. See the former President's full bracket inside.