Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 4 Michigan to the Preseason NIT title Friday with a 71-57 win over Kansas State at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Andre Hollins scored 41 points to lift Minnesota to an 84-75 upset win over No. 17 Memphis on Friday at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort in Nassau in the Battle four Atlantis.
Before Thanksgiving arrived, it was time for some Big Ten men’s basketball. There were a handful of games Wednesday night, including perfect Illinois toppling Butler to claim the Maui Invitational title. Catch up on all the action, get recaps and watch select in-game highlights in this post.
Today’s point/counterpoint: whether those 9th and 10th place predictions for Illinois are on the money.
Thanksgiving week has thus far been kind to the Big Ten, with several squads in position to win their early season tournaments. Let’s hit some of the highlights.
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No. 1 Indiana outlasted Georgetown, 82-72, in overtime late Tuesday night (AP recap) to claim the Progressive Legends Classic title at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Indiana senior Jordan Hulls won MVP of the tournament, while sophomore Cody Zeller also was named to the All-Tournament Team. See a photo gallery in this post.