This week, my "Three Takes" touch on Purdue's dominant bigs, Michigan State freshman "Tum Tum" Nairn and the much-talk-about freshman ineligibility discussion.
We have seen some monster dunks this season in the Big Ten. That prompted Tom Dienhart to ask Big Ten beat writers for their top dunker.
At 9:30 p.m. ET Sunday on the next episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015," we take a look at a few more ongoing stories from this basketball season.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart ranks the top five Big Ten freshmen in the last 20 seasons.
Students at Big Ten universities aren’t waiting until they get out into the “real world” to make a difference. Find out how they’re working together to create positive, meaningful change in this BTN LiveBIG series: the Student Section. On the campus of Purdue University, there’s a place called The Anvil. It’s not a forge, but rather a co-working space available to anyone who has an idea and wants to work on it, and perhaps share it. It’s also one of Conlin Durbin’s favorite things about attending Purdue. Durbin, 21, a junior from Greensburg, Ind., finds the energy of the collaborative
Purdue's Jon Octeus threw down an outstanding dunk on Thursday against Indiana. Check it out in this post!
There were three Big Ten men's basketball games on Thursday night. Get scores, recaps and video highlights in this post.
The Big Ten has released a breakdown of conference opponents for the 2016 women’s basketball season. All 14 Big Ten teams will play a 18-game conference schedule, playing five teams both home and away and eight teams just one time. Here is a look at the conference opponents for every Big Ten team. Illinois Home: Maryland, Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State Away: Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue Home/Away: Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio State, Rutgers, Wisconsin Indiana Home: Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Rutgers Away: Maryland, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue Home/Away: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin Iowa Home: Illinois, Maryland, Ohio State, Rutgers
There is a growing buzz around the idea to make freshmen students ineligible to play football and men's basketball, and that buzz stems from recent reports that several conferences - including the Big Ten - want to discuss the idea.
The Big Ten has released a breakdown of conference opponents for the 2016 men's basketball season. Check it out inside this post!