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Big Ten links: Read Friday's hoops & football headlines digest

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In men’s hoops, Indiana turned some head by dropping No. 4 Iowa while Penn State is set up for a run at the postseason. In football, The NCAA is proposing new video reviews of targeting fouls. And one Big Ten athletic director announces he is stepping down. Read all about that and more in Friday’s headlines digest.

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Big Ten links: Do these 4 teams have tourney title shot?

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Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News takes a look at 16 teams that could win it all in March. Stewart Mandel of FOXSports.com has built his dream football coaching staff. Who made the cut? And attention Penn State: There might just be a new “Linebacker U” in town. Catch up on Thursday’s Big Ten basketball and football headlines.

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BTN LiveBIG: Black history and the Big Ten

The histories of African-Americans and the universities of the Big Ten have intertwined for decades, centuries even. And they continue to move forward together, blazing new trails in areas ranging from the social sciences to social equality.

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2016 spring football preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

Nov 7, 2015; West Lafayette, IN, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn (5) runs for a touchdown after getting by Purdue Boilermakers safety Brandon Roberts (1) at Ross Ade Stadium. Illinois defeated Purdue 48-20. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Ke'Shawn Vaughn rips off long TD run at Purdue

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There is a lot to work on this spring in Champaign for an Illinois squad coming off a 5-7 record. Bill Cubit has shaken up his staff in hopes of impressing the administration with a good 2016.

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