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Big Ten Conference Tournament-Maryland vs Indiana

Video: Highlights from the first half of Indiana vs. Maryland

Well, that was some breathless action in the first half of the Indiana-Maryland Big Ten quarterfinal Friday night. The Hoosiers and Terrapins traded baskets throughout the half, with Eric Collins and Bill Raftery on the call for BTN. We clipped the top plays and have them in this post.  

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Penn State vs Purdue

Dienhart's rapid reaction: Purdue ends Penn State's Cinderella run

CHICAGO — No. 13-seed Penn State’s Cinderella run in the Big Ten tourney came to a close in Friday’s quarterfinals at the United Center. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tournament central page ] No. 4-seed Purdue rallied and held off Penn State to record a 64-59 win and advance to the semifinals vs. No. 1-seed Wisconsin on Saturday. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s rapid reaction to Purdue’s win. Star player: Purdue big man A.J. Hammons played like an all-star. The 7-footer hit 7-of-10 shots (9-of-11 from the free-throw line) en route to notching a game-high 23 points. Wait,

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Penn State vs Purdue

Video: Purdue's Rapheal Davis crashes into press row at Big Ten tourney

So much of Rapheal Davis’ game is about hustle and defense. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tournament central page ] The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year showed off these qualities in Purdue’s 64-59 win over Penn State on Friday afternoon in the Big Ten tourney quarterfinals. Davis really flashed the hustle on a loose ball in the second half, when, trying to save the ball from going out of bounds, he crashed into press row and landed on the walkway between the first and second rows of media. If you’re wondering, yes, Davis saved the ball to

Wisconsin's Traevon Jackson: 'I'd say I'm about 90 percent right now'

CHICAGO — Wisconsin senior Traevon Jackson sat at his locker, fielding questions from a reporter following the Badgers’ 71-60 victory over Michigan in a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game on Friday. He has his left shoe still laced up, while his right shoe is removed as he gradually rolls his foot back-and-fourth on a roller. Jackson hasn’t played since on Jan. 11, when he broke his right foot in a 67-62 loss to Rutgers. He was given an expected recovery time of six weeks. It has been been just under nine weeks now since the injury, and Jackson has had

Ohio State at Penn State

Video: Penn State's Ross Travis soars for highlight dunk over A.J. Hammons

Few people go out of their way to challenge A.J. Hammons around the basket, and fewer people succeed when doing so. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tournament central page ] Don’t tell Ross Travis that. The Penn State senior took on the Big Ten’s block leader (2.8 bpg) and put him on a poster with a highlight dunk Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. Travis, from just outside the 3-point line in the closing minutes of the first half, attacked the lane, got a step on Hammons and exploded for a fantastic one-handed dunk. “That was (Michael) Jordan-esque!”

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Michigan vs Wisconsin

Dienhart's rapid reaction: No. 1 Wisconsin fends off No. 9 Michigan

CHICAGO — No. 1-seed Wisconsin is advancing to Saturday’s Big Ten tourney semifinals. [ MORE: View our Big Ten tournament central page ] The Badgers, the regular-season Big Ten champ, took down No. 9-seed Michigan, 71-60, in a closer-than-the-score indicates game Thursday at the United Center. Get BTN.com Tom Dienhart’s rapid reaction to Wisconsin’s win below. Star player: Let’s go with Big Frank Kaminsky, who was his usual great self. The Big Ten Player of the Year had a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds, as the Badgers blasted Michigan on the glass—34-19. Top stat: 0, free throws made

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Michigan vs Illinois

Check out our top individual stars from Day 2 of Big Ten tourney

Which players compiled the top performances at the Big Ten tournament on Thursday? There were plenty of impressive individual efforts in the day’s four games, and you can see our team’s All-Thursday team below. Sean Merriman Aubrey Dawkins, Michigan. This guy has been the Wolverines’ best player as of late, and he was outstanding again on Thursday. Dawkins scored a game-high 18 points in 24 minutes while leading Michigan to a commanding 73-55 win over Illinois. James Blackmon Jr., Indiana. This freshman standout had arguably his best game of the year in Indiana’s 71-56 victory over Northwestern. He poured in

Big Ten Bracket Final Day 2

2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament: Best of Day 2

CHICAGO — Four more games down, and we’ve reached the Big Ten tourney quarterfinals. It’s going to be a fantastic Friday of hoops, with No. 9 Michigan vs. No. 1 Wisconsin, No. 13 Penn State vs. No. 4 Purdue, No. 7 Indiana vs. No. 2 Maryland and No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Michigan State. The latter two games are on BTN/BTN2Go, starting at 6:30 p.m. ET. Here’s the link to watch Indiana-Maryland, and here’s the link for Ohio State-Michigan State. Get my Best of Day 2 below. Biggest surprise: It’s Penn State. No one saw this coming. Pat

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Minnesota vs Ohio State

Dienhart's rapid reaction: Ohio State holds off Minnesota, 79-73

CHICAGO — No. 6-seed Ohio State held off No. 11-seed Minnesota, 79-73, in the Big Ten tournament Thursday night at the United Center. The victory sets up a quarterfinals matchup with No. 3-seed Michigan State. The two teams have combined to win the last five Big Ten tourneys. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s rapid reaction to Ohio State’s win. Star player: D’Angelo Russell. This is a role he’s familiar with. The freshman totaled 23 points on 7-of-16 shooting with three 3-pointers and six free throws in a win that will send the Buckeyes on to face No. 3 Michigan

Big Ten Conference Tournament-Minnesota vs Ohio State

Big Ten tourney Day 2 recap: Get a complete look at Thursday’s games

We’re reached the quarterfinals, and it will be No. 9 Michigan vs. No. 1 Wisconsin, No. 13 Penn State vs. No. 4 Purdue, No. 7 Indiana vs. No. 2 Maryland and No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Michigan State on Friday. Catch up on all of Thursday’s Big Ten tournament action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Thursday resulted included No. 9 Michigan rolling past No. 8 Illinois, 73-55, No. 13 Penn State stunning previously surging Iowa, 67-58, No. 7 Indiana breezing by No. 10 Northwestern, 71-56, and No. 6 Ohio State holding off No. 11 Minnesota, 79-73. Don’t forget