Michigan (No. 23) and Ohio State (No. 22) debut in the latest AP poll, released Monday, giving the Big Ten four ranked teams. No. 3 Purdue, up two spots, paces the Big Ten for the first time this season, while Michigan State falls five spots to No. 9.
With Michigan State losing two of three, Purdue has emerged as the team to beat. But keep an eye on Ohio State, which along with the Boilermakers is the lone unbeaten club in conference play. Here is what to keep an eye on this week in the Big Ten.
As winter sets in, this much has become clear: Purdue is the Big Ten favorite. But don’t count out Michigan State. And it looks like Michigan and Ohio State will be factors. Here is the best of the week in Big Ten action.
Vincent Edwards scored 25 points in 29 minutes on 9-for-14 shooting for fifth-ranked Purdue, and the Boilermakers easily beat undermanned Minnesota 81-47 on Saturday for their 13th consecutive victory.
The college football season was punctuated with an exhilarating national championship game on Monday. Now, all eyes point toward next season. Questions loom for all programs. Here are 18 big ones—for 2018--facing the Big Ten.
BTN and Riot Games, the creator of League of Legends, today announced a new two-year partnership to launch the second and third BTN League of Legends seasons in 2018 and 2019. Teams from all 14 Big Ten Conference schools will be participating in the competition, which features the most played PC video game in the world, and begins on January 15. The inaugural season debuted in January of 2017 and featured teams from 12 Big Ten schools facing off in best-of-three battles against division foes prior to the championship match, in which Maryland defeated Illinois for the BTN League of
Isaac Haas made a tiebreaking free throw with four seconds remaining and No. 5 Purdue remained unbeaten in the Big Ten with a 70-69 victory over Michigan on Tuesday night.
Just when BTN analyst Jon Crispin thought the top 2 in his Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, were safe, Ohio State completely dismantles the No. 1 team in the country. See his full latest list inside.
Purdue has entered the top 5 in the latest AP poll, released Monday. The Boilermakers, who were No. 13 last week, are No. 5, along with Wichita State, one spot behind Michigan State, which dropped three spots following Sunday's loss at Ohio State.
The action is heating up as the Big Ten wades deeper into conference action. This week figures to go a long way in shaping the league race. Here is a look at the week ahead in the conference.