Jordan Taylor scored 17, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out six assists to help Wisconsin past Montana 73-49 on Thursday at University Arena in Albuquerque in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Ryan Evans had his way inside, hitting 6-of-8 shots en route to notching 18 points vs. an undersized Montana squad. Get Tom Dienhart’s take and more in this post.
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You have questions, I have answers in this week’s mail bag. A lot of March Madness queries, as you would suspect. But spring football also is in the air.
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Yesterday, we previewed the paths for Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio State, who start tournament play today. Now, we’ll take a look at the paths for the Big Ten teams that get going on Friday night – Michigan, Purdue, and Michigan State.
On Wednesday night, we aired a special one-hour season finale of “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2012.” On the show, we went behind the scenes for the entire Big Ten tourney in Indianapolis. We also featured Senior Day at Michigan State and provided an inside look at the thrilling Ohio State-Michigan State season finale. Plus, we covered the emotional reunion of Illinois’ Meyers Leonard and his brother, Bailey, a U.S. Marine who recently returned from active duty. Watch a segment from the show now and see bonus clips in this post.
Tubby Smith picked up his 100th career win as a head coach at Minnesota as Golden Gophers beat LaSalle 70-61 on Wednesday. Track all the tournament games on our BTN.com scoreboard and get a final recap in this post. Also, don’t forget to bookmark the NIT bracket.
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Before Facebook and Twitter became mainstream, BTN.com asked readers to send in photos of their pets wearing Big Ten school gear. Our Big Ten Pets section featured hundreds of photos and they all made us smile – OK, maybe not the snake one. Today, in a world where social media is everywhere, we’re resurrecting the feature. How can you participate and get the BTN.com spotlight to shine on your pet? There are several ways and they’re all easy.
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