Men's Basketball

Gallegos, Nebraska trip up USC, 63-51

Nov 27, 2012; Winston Salem, NC, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers center Andre Almeida (32) puts up a shot while Wake Forest Demon Deacons forward Travis McKie (30) defends during the second half at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Nebraska defeated Wake 79-63. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE.Credit: US PRESSWIRE

USC at Nebraska - Men's Basketball Highlights

Ray Gallegos scored 20 points and made a career-high six 3-pointers to lead Nebraska to a 63-51 victory over Southern California on Monday night. The Cornhuskers (6-1), off to their best start since 2008-09, led by as many as 20 points in the most lopsided game in the four-game series with the Trojans.

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Big Ten Geeks: Longing for the Bubble

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

Purdue isn’t used to this. Under Matt Painter, only once have we seen the Boilermakers struggle, and that was in Painter’s understandably rebuidling 2005-06 season, which managed only a 9-19 record in the wake of Carl Landry’s knee injury that kept him off the court for the majority of the season. Since then, Purdue has won no fewer than 22 games a season. It didn’t matter if the team was relying on freshmen, whether it was short, or whether key players were lost to injuries. Painter somehow kept the whole thing going.

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Brust drops 22 as Badgers win 81-56

California at Wisconsin

Josh Gasser Interview

Wisconsin used first-half runs of 14-0 and 12-0 to take control and put together an 11-0 run early in the second half as it cruised past previously unbeaten California 81-56 on Sunday. Four Wisconsin players scored in double digits. Ben Brust led the Badgers (5-3) with a season-high 22 points. Jared Berggren had 18 points, Ryan Evans 13, and Sam Dekker added 10 points for the home team.

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Indiana runs off with 87-51 win

Coppin State at Indiana

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Pat Lovell-US PRESSWIRE

 Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey both scored 14 points to lead No. 1 Indiana to an 87-51 win over Coppin State on Saturday night. The top-ranked Hoosiers (8-0) overcame poor shooting at the start of the game and pulled away from the Eagles (1-6). Indiana missed its first nine shots and didn’t take the lead until Christian Watford‘s 3-pointer with 9:25 left in the first half.

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Did You See This? Greg Oden interview

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Greg Oden Interview

Former Ohio State standout Greg Oden stopped by the BTN booth to talk with Tom Hamilton and Jim Jackson during Saturday’s game against Northern Kentucky. At one point, he was asked what he remembered most about the season that ended one win short of an NCAA championship. Oden didn’t miss a beat and replied: “We lost.”

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Ross scores career-best 22 in Buckeyes win

Northern Kentucky at Ohio State

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Greg Bartram-US PRESSWIRE

LaQuinton Ross scored a career-high 22 points to lead cold-shooting No. 4 Ohio State to a 70-43 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday. Ohio State (5-1) rebounded from a 73-68 loss to No. 2 Duke on Wednesday night in which the Buckeyes led most of the way but faded at the finish.

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Stauskas scores 22 in Michigan win

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Freshman Nick Stauskas scored 22 points in his first start and No. 3 Michigan survived a late run to beat Bradley 74-66 on Saturday. Stauskas started for Matt Vogrich and delivered early with eight first-half points to help the Wolverines (7-0) hold onto a narrow halftime lead, 34-30.

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