College basketball is back! Big Ten teams posted an impressive 10-1 record to open the college hoops season. In addition to several outstanding games, there were also plenty of exceptional individual performances. Here is a look at my top Big Ten individual performances from opening night of the college basketball season. Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin. The Badgers’ senior big man picked up right where he left off last season. Kaminsky had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds in Wisconsin’s 62-31 victory over Northern Kentucky. This guy is my early leader for Big Ten Player of the Year honors. James Blackmon
The 2014-15 college basketball season kicked off with a bang on Friday night as the Big Ten posted an impressive 10-1 record. Catch up on all of tonight’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Also, check out our Big Ten basketball season preview, as well as our feature on Michigan State senior Branden Dawson. Get scores, stats, recaps and select video highlights below. Indiana 114, Mississippi Valley State 65: BOX | AP RECAP James Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points in his college debut and Nick Zeisloft added 16 in Indiana’s record-setting 116-65 rout over Mississippi Valley State on Friday. Louisville
Before the Big Ten basketball season tips off tonight, you'll want to check out our in-depth Big Ten preview that features school-by-school analysis from a beat writer of every team. We asked the beat writers for their team's best player, top newcomer, and more.
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Sporting News columnist and BTN contributor Mike DeCourcy posted Sporting News’ 2014 preseason All-Americans on Wednesday. The Big Ten has one first-team honoree. It’s got to be Wisconsin big man Frank Kamsinsky, right? Nope, it’s Michigan State star Branden Dawson. Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker and Nebraska’s Terran Petteway check in on the second team, while Kaminsky, the conference’s preseason player of the year, lands on the third team. The third-team honor for Kaminsky is a bit surprising, if for no other reason than he was named AP preseason All-America on Tuesday. That said, Dekker and Petteway on the second team make
It's good to be Frank Kaminsky. Fresh off a Final Four appearance, the Wisconsin big man is getting plenty of love, the latest example coming on the AP preseason All-American Team.
Five Big Ten men's basketball teams landed on the first AP Top 25 poll. Get all the details inside!