Wednesday is the deadline for players who declared for the 2017 NBA Draft, without hiring an agent, to withdraw their names and return to school. While several former Big Ten stars are off to the draft early, a handful will return to school for at least one more year.
The matchups for the 2017 Gavitt Games, held Nov. 13-17, were released Wednesday morning. The event includes eight games, all played on home courts of Big Ten and Big East teams, and is played in honor of the late Dave Gavitt.
The NCAA announced future championships sites through 2022 on Tuesday afternoon. Jump inside to see all of the future sites.
In the Twitter and message board era, there's even more pressure on big-time coaches. BTN analyst Jon Crispin hopes fans and administrators take notice and place more value on the process of building a true winning culture that these coaches are responsible for developing and maintaining.
Former Purdue standout Robbie Hummel breaks down the Boilermakers' trio of 2017 NBA Draft hopefuls, plus answers several fun rapid fire questions.
College basketball season is in the books, but the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. Here are ten former Big Ten players to watch in the Association's second season.
For a second season in succession, Caleb Swanigan has declared for the NBA draft. No shocker. He did so last season, too. And, just like last season, Swanigan will not hire an agent. So, he still could return to Purdue for his junior season.
Three Big Ten teams advanced to the Sweet 16, and all three are ranked in the final Coaches Poll, released Monday, the day after North Carolina beat Gonzaga to claim its sixth national title. Big Ten regular-season champ Purdue paces the conference at No. 15.
The Big Ten watches and waits for its next basketball national championship. The league has come close to winning it all since Michigan State did it in 2000 in the now-demolished RCA Dome in Indianapolis vs. Billy Donovan and Florida; in fact, it’s played in six title games since (Indiana, 2002), (Illinois, 2005), (Ohio State, 2007), (Michigan State, 2009), (Michigan, 2013) & (Wisconsin, 2015). But on each occasion, the Big Ten team came up short. Since MSU’s Tom Izzo won his only national title in 2000, Duke and UConn have won three apiece, Florida and North Carolina have both won
With the 2016-17 season in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to take a way-too-early look at the 2017-18 season. Today's topic: Breakout player.