Rutgers has lost 11 straight games, dating to its upset of Wisconsin on January 11. Don’t tell Scarlet Knight that. The Rutgers mascot is trying to keep spirits up around Piscataway, after all. Minutes after the Scarlet Knights’ 84-54 loss to Indiana, the mascot videobombed BTN’s postgame interview with Indiana coach Tom Crean. It wasn’t just any videobomb, though. Scarlet Knight positioned himself perfectly behind Crean before executing a few creative moves. Check it out in the video above.
That was a fun day of Big Ten men’s basketball! Catch up on all four of Sunday’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Michigan took down rival and No. 23 Ohio State, 64-57, to snap a five-game losing skid to open the day. After that, Iowa drilled Nebraska, 74-46, Indiana cruised past Rutgers, 84-54, and Michigan State exacted revenge on Illinois in a 60-53 road win. 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 catch up
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Purdue's Jon Octeus threw down an outstanding dunk on Thursday against Indiana. Check it out in this post!