With conference tournament week about to hit full swing, let’s take one last look at the mock brackets from Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com. The teams seemingly with the most on the line in Chicago for the Big Ten tourney are Illinois and Indiana. Palm has both on the Bubble and in play-in games. He has Indiana as a No. 11 playing No. 11 Ole Miss, and Illinois a No. 12 taking on No. 12 Texas A&M. Lunardi has Indiana as a No. 12 seed in a play-in game vs. BYU. He has Illinois out of
The weekly Big Ten men’s basketball coaches talk to the media via the Big Ten teleconference each week, and this Monday’s audio is now available. No surprise that the topic of conversation for all 14 coaches revolves round the upcoming men’s tournament held in Chicago and starting Wednesday. BTN has five games, pre- and post-game analysis, coach and player interviews, and a 90-minute Selection Sunday Special this weekend. It all starts with at 6 p.m. ET Monday night with the exclusive, live announcement of the annual Big Ten basketball awards on the “BTN Live: All-Conference Selection Show.” Listen to all 14
The Big Ten tournament bracket is set, and the 18th annual event will tip off Wednesday at the United Center. [ MORE: View the official Big Ten tournament bracket ] This year’s tourney is the first with 14 teams and 13 games, as the field expanded for the second time in four years with the additions of Maryland and Rutgers. Before the action starts, I’ve compiled 10 fun numbers from the 17-year history of the tournament. See all of the numbers below. .750 – Winning percentage of No. 1 seeds, which have gone 30-10. .365 – Winning percentage of Indiana
The bracket is set for the 18th Big Ten tourney. Many intriguing story lines loom, with Wisconsin pushing for a No. 1 NCAA seed and Illinois and Indiana looking to slide off the bubble.
The Big Ten regular season came to a close Sunday night. Now, it's time to check out Stephen Bardo's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal.
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Doing something a little different this week with my Big Ten Player Rankings. With the All-Big Ten teams being announced Monday night, I'm sharing my first, second and third teams.
The Big Ten conference released its Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week for the final week of the season Monday. See the honorees inside.
The regular-season is in the books. And, as expected, Wisconsin dominated from start to finish. So, it was fitting that the Badgers crushed Ohio State—in Columbus, no less—to cap things off. “This was kind of a statement game for us going into the Big Ten tournament, beating a good team on their home floor,” said Frank Kaminsky. “We’re really excited about what’s next.” A national title, perhaps? If so, the Badgers may have to do it as a No. 2 seed. Can Wisconsin earn a No. 1 seed? Pat Forde of Yahoo wonders how low the Badgers can go. To
The 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket was released Sunday night. See the full bracket and find out how to watch all 13 games inside.