Did you feel that? That was the sound of the Big Ten standings taking a jolt this week, with Purdue losing its throne and Ohio State ascending to the summit. Who saw the Buckeyes on top with two weeks left in the season back in November? Here is a look back on a wild week in the Big Ten.
Keita Bates-Diop had 14 points and eight rebounds, and No. 14 Ohio State beat Iowa 82-64 on Saturday for sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.
Keita Bates-Diop scored 18 points, including the decisive putback with 2.8 seconds left, to give No. 14 Ohio State a 64-63 upset at No. 3 Purdue, ending the nation's longest winning streak at 19 games Wednesday night.
As part of tonight’s Super Wednesday doubleheader coverage presented by U.S. Cellular, BTN will provide an additional live presence at Mackey Arena before, during and after the matchup between No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 14 Ohio State. The battle at the top of the Big Ten Conference, tipping off at 8:30 p.m. ET on BTN, features two teams with the best combined league record (23-1) through at least 24 conference games in the past 20 years. Pregame Digital Content Follow along on Periscope as BTN contributor Andy Katz takes you inside shootaround for both Ohio State (noon – 1 p.m.
We're hours away from the No. 14 Ohio State at No. 3 Purdue battle for first place at 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday on BTN/BTN2Go. To preview the highly anticipated matchup, I sat down with former Purdue star and current BTN analyst Robbie Hummel.
It took a while, but it’s finally here … the week we all have been waiting for, the week that will have the most impact in determining which school will win the Big Ten title: No. 3 Purdue, No. 14 Ohio State or No. 4 Michigan State. Here's a breakdown the three contenders' remaining schedules.
Much of the college basketball world will have its eye on the No. 14 Ohio State at No. 3 Purdue tussle Wednesday night on BTN/BTN2Go. It's a battle for first place, after all. Should Purdue win, it will have a two-game lead in the standings; should Ohio State win, we'll have a tie atop the standings with five games to play.
As the season progresses toward the Big Ten tournament, the standings become hard to argue when it comes to the Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See Jon Crispin's latest list inside.
The Big Ten office released its latest men's basketball weekly honors Monday, and the player of the week is a familiar name. Keita Bates-Diop is that name, and the Ohio State star takes home the top honor for the fourth time. Minnesota's Isaiah Washington takes home freshman honors.
The Big Ten has four top 20 teams in the latest AP poll, released Monday, marking its best showing of the season. Undefeated Purdue comes in at No. 3 for the fourth consecutive week to pace the quartet of Big Ten teams. View the full poll inside.