The final week of the season is here. And, the docket is filled with many enticing matchups that will go a long way in helping determine NCAA seeds—and maybe even who makes the Big Dance.
With one week left in the season, the NCAA brackets seemingly are coming into sharper focus. Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has lots of love for the Big Ten.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See the latest honorees in this post.
That gutty overtime win by Iowa at Penn State on Saturday likely sealed an NCAA bid for the Hawkeyes. So, after that two-game skid that saw Iowa lose at home to Minnesota and at Northwestern, the Hawkeyes have won four in a row, something an Iowa team hasn’t strung together since the 2005-06 season. Iowa improved to 10-6 in the Big Ten and 19-10 overall. It’s the program’s first winning Big Ten season since 2006-07. The Hawkeyes were 9-9 in each of the past two seasons. Iowa picked up its sixth win in the month of February, something that hasn’t
With the penultimate week of the Big Ten regular season behind us, Tom Dienhart takes a look back at the best of the last seven days.
Like most involved in college basketball, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo finds it easy to compliment Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky.
No. 4 Wisconsin knocked off Michigan State to clinch at least a share of its first Big Ten crown since 2008 to highlight Sunday’s light two-game slate. In the other game, Ohio State rallied and held off Purdue late, 65-61. Catch up on both of Sunday’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to track all of today’s action: WISCONSIN 68, MICHIGAN STATE 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Behind a season-high 31 points from star Frank Kaminsky, No. 4 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title Sunday afternoon in a 68-61 Senior Day win over Michigan State. [ MORE: View Sunday’s Big Ten men’s hoops roundup ] With one win in its final two games or one Maryland loss, Wisconsin will make it an outright title and claim the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten tourney. The Badgers led by as many as 20 points en route to the seven-point victory. Kaminsky hit 11-of-17 from the field in his final game at
It came in a loss, but there’s no downplaying Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman’s driving dunk in Saturday afternoon’s 66-56 loss at Maryland. Early in the second half, the Michigan freshman, from near the halfcourt logo, drove past the Terrapins for a powerful one-handed flush. It would have been a poster dunk, however Maryland’s Jake Layman did his best to get out of the way at the last second. How nice was the highlight? Put it this way: ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich could only laugh about it.
There were three Big Ten men's basketball games on Saturday, highlighted by Maryland's impressive 66-56 win over Michigan, completing a perfect Big Ten home season for the Terps.