Men's Basketball

Weekly Q&A: Listen to your Big Ten coach

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The Big Ten men’s basketball coaches held their weekly Big Ten teleconference Monday with reporters from around the league, and we’ve posted the audio from each phone interview in the post below. BTN.com will post these media sessions each Monday right up to the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, and all of our audio can be found in our BTN.com audio archive.

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Vote: 2012-13 Illinois Dunk of the Year

Brandon Paul

Joseph Bertrand Dunk

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The Big Ten tournament bracket comes out Sunday night. Here at BTN.com, we’re trying something new around the release of the bracket that we hope Big Ten fans enjoy. It’s a bracket with 12 slots that features each team’s best dunk from the 2012-13 season.

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Indiana clinches share of first B1G title since 2002

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Two seasons removed from a 12-20 record, including a 3-15 Big Ten clip, the Indiana Hoosiers are Big Ten champions. On Sunday, Indiana clinched a share of its first Big Ten crown since 2002, thanks to No. 10 Michigan State’s loss at No. 4 Michigan and No. 16 Wisconsin’s loss to Purdue.

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Purdue shocks No. 16 Wisconsin on Senior Day

Sandi Marcius

Purdue at Wisconsin - Men's Basketball Highlights

D.J. Byrd scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Purdue upset No. 17 Wisconsin 69-56 Sunday afternoon. Terone Johnson added 16 points for the Boilermakers (14-15, 7-9 Big Ten), who had lost three straight road games and four of five overall. Purdue took control with a 21-3 run in the second half during which Byrd had nine points and Johnson eight.

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'The Journey' spotlights Tim Miles & Melsahn Basabe

Tim Miles

The Journey 2013: Big Ten Basketball (Episode 8, Segment 3)

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On Saturday night’s “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013,” we profiled first-year Nebraska coach Tim Miles, Iowa junior Melsahn Basabe and Michigan State’s Adreian Payne. In this segment from the show, learn what recent life situation had Miles saying this: “It’s the only time in my entire life I felt like I don’t want to coach this game.” Also, learn more about Basabe’s role with the Hawkeyes.

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