The Big Ten rolled out the weekly basketball honors Monday. Purdue Boilermakers sophomore Caleb Swanigan was named Player of the Week after a big win over Notre Dame. Purdue plays Western Illinois tonight on BTN/BTN2Go.
Caleb Swanigan had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Vincent Edwards finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 15 Purdue escaped with an 86-81 victory over No. 21 Notre Dame on Saturday.
Wisconsin isn't getting much respect in the national rankings these days, checking in at No. 14 in the AP poll. But it's getting a ton of love in my latest Big Ten Player Rankings, as Bronson Koenig joins teammates Ethan Happ and Nigel Hayes on my latest list.
It's time for BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. The top three teams, once again, remain the same, but there is some movement toward the middle of the list. See Crispin's top 10 inside.
On Monday, the Big Ten men’s basketball coaches participated in a teleconference to take questions from the media. You can listen to what each coach had to say in the audio player below.
Three Big Ten teams remain ranked in the latest AP poll, released Sunday. No. 9 Indiana stayed put and continues to pace the Big Ten trio. Wisconsin and Purdue each moved up three spots, to No. 14 and No. 15, respectively.
Isaac Haas scored 14 points, Caleb Swanigan had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Dakota Mathias added 12 points on four 3-pointers, leading No. 18 Purdue to a 77-53 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.
Isaac Haas and Vincent Edwards were both 6 of 9 from the field and had 16 points on Tuesday night as No. 18 Purdue dominated Arizona State in every phase of the game for a 97-64 victory in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.
The top of Jess Settles' Big Ten Player Rankings remains the same this week, but there are two players making their debut: Northwestern's Vic Law and Ohio State's Jae'Sean Tate.
Although the Big Ten lost the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Jon Crispin feels like we learned a lot about a number of Big Ten teams. Check out Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings inside.