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Big Ten Geeks: Rise of the Gophers

Indiana suffered another road loss to a previously scuffling squad, this time falling at Minnesota by four points. Much has been said about Cody Zeller’s lack of offensive production on this night (nine points, four turnovers, five fouls), but the Hoosiers scored quite well with their big man scuffling. Instead, it was the defensive end where Indiana lost this game, most especially on the defensive glass. The Gophers retrieved a ridiculous 53 percent of their misses and finished nearly every rim opportunity they got. Combined with a surprisingly low turnover rate, it enabled Minnesota to hoist 11 more shots than

Did You See This? Evans' new jump-shot free throw

Ryan Evans finally caved. Mired in a season-long slump at the free-throw line (41 percent), the Wisconsin senior decided to address his struggles Tuesday night. As reports suggested leading up to the game, Evans fired up jump shots on his free throw attempts in the team’s rout of Nebraska. And he made both attempts. Watch Evans’ new form now. That’s a rare, rare sight, to say the least. It looks like Evans has some work to do before he perfects the routine, though, because he was awfully close to committing a violation on the first attempt. Whatever, it wasn’t called.

No. 16 Wisconsin drills Nebraska, reaches 20 wins

Reserve Sam Dekker matched his career high with 19 points to lead No. 17 Wisconsin to a 77-46 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night. Ryan Evans added 14 points and Ben Brust had 13 for the Badgers (20-8, 11-4 Big Ten). Dylan Talley had 21 points and eight rebounds for the Cornhuskers (13-15, 4-11), while Brandon Ubel added 10 points. Wisconsin took control of the game early with a barrage of 3-pointers and then cruised to the blowout as Nebraska’s offense disappeared. [ BOX | AP RECAP | SCORES | ALL PHOTOS | CONNECT | RAPID RECAPS | B1G DUNKS

'Bleed Out' unis for Badgers, Huskers tonight on BTN

As they did in the season’s first meeting, Nebraska and Wisconsin will wear their adidas “Bleed Out” uniforms tonight on BTN/BTN2Go. Only this time, the home team will be in the traditional whites. In January’s meeting in Lincoln, the Huskers wore their red version as the home team. Tonight, the color scheme will make a little more sense for those who have come to associate white with the home team and any other color with the road team. [ RELATED: Will Ryan Evans start taking jump shots at the free-throw line? ] Nebraska and Wisconsin, two of the Big Ten’s

Power Rankings: Spartans fall in wake of 0-2 week

How tough is the Big Ten this season? A week ago, several people thought Michigan State might be the Big Ten’s top team. Today, following back-to-back losses, the Spartans land at No. 4 on my latest Power Rankings. Where does your team land? Find out in this post. Oh, and feel free to send me your thoughts, either in the comment box in this post or on Twitter (@BTNBrentYarina). [ RELATED: Where is your Big Ten team ranked in latest national polls? ] 1. Indiana, (24-3, 12-2) – In two critical games vs. Big Ten contender Michigan State this season,

Jump shot free throws? Ryan Evans considering it

Ryan Evans, a 71 percent free-throw shooter entering the season, is considering making a drastic change to his approach at the charity stripe. It’s funny what a surprisingly low and unexpected 40.5 percent clip will make a player consider, huh? In Evans’ case, he’s toying with the idea of turning free throws into uncontested jump shots. [ FOXSportsWisconsin.com: Ryan Evans could try jump shots at foul line ] During Sunday’s practice, in fact, the senior forward practiced taking the ball a step behind the free-throw line and throwing up a jumper. Hey, whatever helps Evans avoid the all-too common bricks

Weekly Q&A: Listen to your Big Ten coach

The Big Ten men’s basketball coaches held their weekly Big Ten teleconference Monday with reporters from around the league, and we’ve posted the audio from each phone interview in the post below. BTN.com will post these media sessions each Monday right up to the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, and all of our audio can be found in our BTN.com audio archive. Listen to Coach Crean:  Listen to Coach McCaffery:  Listen to Coach Groce:  Listen to Coach Carmody: Listen to Penn State Assistant Coach Eugene Burroughs: Listen to Coach Painter:  Listen to Coach Izzo: Listen to Coach Ryan: Listen to

Did You See This? Bruesewitz's new hairdo

No Big Ten basketball player sports more hairdos than Mike Bruesewitz. The Wisconsin red head has rocked this look, this look, this look and this look, among others. The next time you see Bruesewitz, he’ll be sporting a Kramer-esque haircut. Yes, this Kramer, the one from Seinfeld. Check out a picture of Bruesewitz’s new hairdo in this post. Brueser sporting a new look…the guys call him "Kramer" #Badgers pic.twitter.com/pVgFvu3en3 — Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB) February 24, 2013 If Bruesewitz is going for the Kramer look, he nailed it. It’s nearly impossible to pull off this look, but if any Big Ten

Team up: Ranking football & hoops coaching combos

Fun item from esteemed ex-colleague David Fox of Athlon Sports on the top football/basketball coaching tandems in the nation. Topping the list: Ohio State’s duo of Thad Matta and Urban Meyer. Michigan’s duo of Brady Hoke and John Beilein is No. 2 in the nation, according to Athlon. Here is how Athlon ranks the Big Ten tandems. Hard to argue with Fox putting Matta and Meyer on top. Matta has taken Ohio State to two Final Fours, three Big Ten tourney titles and a share of five regular-season crowns. Meyer won two national titles at Florida and debuted with a

Big Ten Geeks: The best B1G defense in a decade?

Wisconsin held Northwestern to a paltry 0.74 points per possession in one of the most methodical blowouts you’ll ever see. The Wildcats were just consistently outclassed, as the Badgers steadily built their lead until it had swelled to the final 28-point margin. Northwestern’s lowly output helped Wisconsin nudge its in-conference defensive efficiency down to 0.901 points per trip. If the Badgers can keep that number at that level, it would be the Big Ten’s lowest ever in the tempo-free era (since 2002-03). The conference has seen some fantastic defensive squads over those ten-plus seasons, but none of them were able