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.
Jae'Sean Tate scored 16 points and No. 17 Ohio State took control early in cruising to a 71-56 win over Indiana on Tuesday night.
Come Thursday, it will be February. That means the Big Ten seasons is hitting the homestretch. Bottom line: It’s crunch time in the conference title race. And other teams are pushing for NCAA bids. Here's a look at the biggest games the rest of the way.
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.
The Big Ten, once again, has four teams ranked in the latest AP poll, released Monday. Purdue remains No. 3 and continues to pace the conference, while Michigan State and Michigan both move up one spot, to No. 5 and No. 24, respectively. See the full poll 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.
We’re over halfway through conference play, and the level of basketball reached a crescendo Thursday night in the Big Ten. As we pondered our weekly Dot Commentary debate topic, an unbelievable night of hoops unfolded. First, No. 3 Purdue held off a valiant effort from No. 25 Michigan for a 92-88 win in a game where the number of lead changes was only challenged by the number of three-pointers the teams combined to pour in. Then, Penn State and No. 13 Ohio State provided the encore with likely the best finish to a game you’ll see all year, as Tony
Tony Carr hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Penn State an 82-79 upset victory over No. 13 Ohio State 82-79 on Thursday night, handing the Buckeyes their first Big Ten loss.