The Big Ten race is gaining a sharper focus, with Maryland Wisconsin moving out ahead of the pack. But keep an eye on Purdue and Northwestern—yes, Northwestern, which looks primed to earn its first NCAA bid. And Indiana looks like it’s finding its stride, too.
Some great, fun games this week, including a few that included game-winning shots in the final moments. Amid those thrilling finishes, it’s becoming clearer that Wisconsin and Maryland are the teams to beat as each is 5-1 in league action.
Caleb Swanigan had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 21 Purdue built an 18-point halftime lead and coasted to a 77-52 victory over Penn State on Saturday.
At 7-foot-2 and 290 pounds, Purdue's Isaac Haas is larger than life. But the inspiration he draws from his sister's struggle with epilepsy is even bigger. The Journey airs at a special day and time, Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET.
March Madness is less than two months away. Let's see where bracketologists Jerry Palm and Joe Lunardi expect Big Ten teams to land in the NCAA tournament field.
If you could pick one Big Ten player to build a team around, who would you select? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart asked a few other writers.
Isaac Haas had 24 points and six rebounds, and Caleb Swanigan added 22 points and 10 rebounds in No. 21 Purdue's dominating 91-68 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
Yet another crazy week in the Big Ten, and that's led to some serious movement in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See his full list, which is now topped by Wisconsin, inside.
Three weeks of Big Ten play down, and it's still all about Purdue star Caleb Swanigan on BTN analyst Jess Settles' Big Ten Player Rankings. See his latest full list inside.
Big Ten leader Maryland, fresh off wins vs. Indiana and at Illinois, enters the latest AP poll, released Monday. The Terrapins (16-2, 5-1) check in at No. 25, behind Big Ten rivals Wisconsin (No. 17) and Purdue (No. 21).