Men's Basketball

Did You See This? Michigan's McLimans

Michigan's Blake McLimans

Blake McLimans' Pick Sets up Buzzer-Beater

Here’s a great play for you. At first glance, you might say, “That’s a pretty nice buzzer-beater.” Then, if you watch the play again, you can’t help but miss the powerful – and, let it be known, legal – pick set by Blake McLimans to make the terrific last-second shot possible. Watch McLimans’ leveling pick and freshman Trey Burke’s buzzer-beater to end the first half against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night at Crisler Arena now.

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The Pulse: Your Top Big Ten Buzzer Beater Is ...

Indiana Celebration

Big Ten Pulse - Dec. 13, 2011

On Tuesday night’s latest edition of the Big Ten Pulse, our crew kicked around some of their favorite buzzer-beating moments, this coming off Indiana’s dramatic last-second win over top-ranked Kentucky on Saturday at Assembly Hall. Watch now as Rick Pizzo, Derek Rackley and Tim Doyle discuss Indiana’s memorable win over Kentucky now and see our collection of several recent Big Ten buzzer-beaters in this post.

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NU's Demps to miss rest of season

Northwestern men’s basketball freshman guard Tre Demps underwent surgery on his left shoulder Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 season. He is eligible to seek a medical redshirt.

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Replay alert: Indiana vs. Kentucky re-airs at 7 p.m. ET

Indiana's Victor Oladipo

Kentucky at Indiana - Men's Basketball Highlights

BTN is showing Indiana’s big (spoiler alert) win over Kentucky at 7 p.m. ET tonight on TV and on BTN2Go. BTN.com’s Brent Yarina built this archive page with all sort of videos, pictures and tweets from Saturday’s thriller in Bloomington, so have a look before the game’s on TV again. You can never see Victor Oladipo’s dunk enough times, too. Here’s the box score, which most Hoosier fans have probably already had framed. Plus, Indiana is ranked again.

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Dec. 12: Hear from your hoops coach

Each of the 12 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches took part in the Big Ten Conference teleconference. Dive inside for audio from each coach and beginning Jan. 9, the teleconference’s will take place weekly.

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Big Ten Hoops Power Rankings

Fred Glass & Tom Crean

Gus Johnson: Wisconsin Ben Brust Shoots 3-pointer

It’s time to release my latest Big Ten men’s hoops power rankings. The rankings are not meant to mimic the Big Ten standings. What fun would that be? They aren’t scientific, either. They’re simply my thoughts on where each Big Ten team stands right now and who would win on a neutral court. Agree? Disagree? Tweet @BTNBrentYarina or leave your comments below. Watch Gus Johnson call Ben Brust’s sixth 3-pointer from Saturday’s win over UNLV now and see the rankings in this post.

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Indiana ranked for first time since 2008

Indiana Celebration

Kentucky at Indiana - Men's Basketball Highlights

For the first time since D.J. White and Eric Gordon suited for the Hoosiers, Indiana is ranked in both major college basketball polls. Indiana, fresh off its upset victory over then-No. 1 Kentucky on Saturday, came in at No. 18 in AP Poll and No. 20 in the Coaches Poll, its first national ranking since the 2007-08 season. The Hoosiers are 9-0 and visit instate foe Notre Dame on Saturday. Ohio State remained No. 2 despite its loss at Kansas, while Michigan State also debuted in the polls. See the latest rankings.

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