The selection committee for the NCAA men's basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February.
It begins tonight with a game at Michigan State, a desperate team that is 4-3 in the Big Ten (12-8 overall) and has lost three of its last four games. That’s followed by a trip to Nebraska, a visit from Northwestern, and games at Maryland and at Indiana.
Four weeks down in Big Ten play, and it seems like things are finally taking shape. Check out BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings inside.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 5 of conference play.
Wisconsin has its Big Three, and every member of the trio shows up in my latest Big Ten Player Rankings. That's right, big-shot Bronson Koenig joins mainstays Ethan Happ and Nigel Hayes on the list this week.
The latest AP poll is out, and the same three Big Ten teams remain ranked. As was the case last week, the order goes Wisconsin (No. 15), Purdue (No. 20) and Maryland (No. 22).
The Big Ten office released its latest men's basketball players of the week Monday, and there are a pair of winners for player of the week and freshman of the week. See the honorees, plus watch select video highlights, inside.
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.
The Super Bowl LI matchup is set, and thirteen former Big Ten stars are listed on the active rosters for the New England Patriots (7) and Atlanta Falcons (6).
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.