With the season hitting the midpoint, here are nine things BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart knows about Big Ten basketball.
Dave Revsine explains his recent absence from our BTN's on-air programming. The good news: Revsine is doing well. The bad news: Well, the absence has to do with blinking one of his eyes.
Ohio State’s Greg Oden did it. So did Michigan State’s Mateen Cleaves, Indiana’s Calbert Cheaney and Illinois’ Dee Brown. They all led their respective team to a one-loss Big Ten championship, something Ohio State and/or Purdue could pull off this season.
Big Ten co-leader and No. 13 Ohio State moves up nine spots in the latest AP poll, released Monday. The Buckeyes, who are 8-0 in the Big Ten, have gone from unranked to No. 13 in two weeks.
While there have been weeks where I’ve dreaded the day I had to submit my Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, I feel as if the play on the floor and the standings are starting to clarify some things as we head into the second half of the conference season.
No shortage of good matchups this week, including a clash between ranked teams in Mackey Arena when Michigan visits Purdue on Thursday. Here is a look at the best of the coming week.
As we wade deeper in January, this much is clear: Purdue looks like a Final Four team. In fact, no squad in America is hotter, as the Boilermakers have won 15 in a row. This much also is clear: Ohio State, which is tied with Purdue atop the standings, is for real.
Carsen Edwards scored 22 points and Vincent Edwards had 19 Saturday, leading No. 3 Purdue to its 15th straight victory with an 87-64 rout of Iowa.
Vincent Edwards scored 21 points and Carsen Edwards added 20, leading No. 3 Purdue to a 78-50 blowout over Wisconsin on Tuesday night.
There's a new team atop BTN analyst Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. It's white-hot Purdue, which has won 13 consecutive games. See Cripsin's full list inside.