Each Monday during the Big Ten basketball season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
Now that we've seen every Big Ten team play a pair of conference games, how does that change things in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's power rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal? Find out inside.
Michigan State moved up to No. 2 in the latest AP poll, released Monday afternoon. There was talk about the Spartans being the No. 1 team following Duke's loss and a pair of Kansas losses, but Villanova leapt the Big Ten leaders for the top spot.
Carsen Edwards scored a career-high 27 points and No. 21 Purdue beat IUPUI 86-61 on Sunday night for coach Matt Painter's 300th victory.
No. 21 Purdue cruised past in-state foe Valparaiso Thursday, handing the Crusaders their first loss of the season while notching the Boilers' fifth straight win.
Big Ten play beginning December 1 is a tremendous holiday treat. The early conference tests really give us an idea of where teams stand. Speaking of which, it's time for BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
The Big Ten office released its Week 4 Big Ten men's basketball honors, and for the first time this season it's someone other than Minnesota's Jordan Murphy claiming top honors. Isaac Haas is the latest Big Ten Player of the Week, while Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson takes home freshman honors.
Isaac Haas scored 26 points, including the go ahead basket with under a minute to play, to lead Purdue to a 74-69 victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
Isaac Haas scored 21 points, Dakota Mathias added 20 and Purdue blew several seemingly secure leads in an 80-75 victory over Maryland on Friday night.
The Big Ten nabbed its first win in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge Tuesday with Purdue's 66-57 win over No. 17 Louisville.