Melo Trimble scored 22 points, including two free throws with 7.6 seconds left, and Maryland made up a nine-point deficit in the closing minutes to beat Georgetown 76-75 Tuesday night.
Josh Hart scored 24 points and Darryl Reynolds added 12 to lead No. 3 Villanova to a 79-76 victory over No. 15 Purdue on Monday night.
How far would Indiana ascend in the latest major polls following its season-opening overtime win vs. then-No. 3 Kansas? The answer is five spots, as the Hoosiers, previously No. 11, are No. 5 in the AP poll, released Monday.
If the performances match the mutual respect, Monday night's Gavitt Tipoff Games battle between reigning NCAA champion and No. 3 Villanova and No. 15 Purdue in Mackey Arena has the potential to be special.
Make no mistake, the Big Ten POY award is completely up for grabs this season! And in an era dominated by guards, the Big Ten boasts some of the top forwards and centers in the country. Just the way I like it!
The 2016-17 season opens Friday night. Before the ball goes up in the air, though, I wanted to take a look at one question facing each Big Ten team.
Every November, like everyone else, I enter basketball season with questions surrounding certain programs or specific players. These questions often expose a key to success, a concern or some form of vulnerability.
Michigan State will wear an alternate uniform in its season opener Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.
Building on a Terrapin tradition of service.
The men's basketball preseason AP poll was released Monday, and five Big Ten teams make the cut. Four of them land in the top 15: No. 9 Wisconsin; No. 11 Indiana; No. 12 Michigan State; No. 15 Purdue.