Men's Basketball

Dienhart: Latest look at experts' mock brackets

Will Sheehey & Cody Zeller

Zeller Hustles All Over The Floor, Steals and Dunks vs. Iowa

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It’s time to take the temperature of the Big Ten. How do the various mock brackets rate the conference entering the final week of the regular season?

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Big Ten Geeks: No more BPI, please

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If you’ve been watching or reading any of ESPN’s college basketball coverage over the past couple of months, you know what BPI is. That’s because ESPN is shoving this proprietary metric down its audience’s throat. Who should be #1? Let’s check BPI. Is your team on the bubble? Let BPI decide. When SportsCenter loads up a resume of an at-large hopeful, it’s BPI that’s splashed on the screen.

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Big Ten Geeks: Three-Point Struggle

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After this weekend’s terrible display of inaccuracy from beyond 20 feet, it occurred to me that this year’s Big Ten seems to be missing more shots than ever. Sure enough, one look at Kenpom confirmed what my eyes were suggesting:

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Today's links: IU seniors to get honored tonight


Big Ten Blast: March 5th Afternoon Update

It’s Senior Night tonight in Bloomington, as Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford and Derek Elston will play their final games in venerable Assembly Hall. So, I’m gonna start daily links there. A big part of this annual rite is speeches by the seniors. And these speeches figure to be emotion-packed, given what these three seniors have witnessed in their time at Indiana.

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Vote: 2012-13 Iowa Dunk of the Year

Aaron White

Coppin State Eagles Dunked On by Eric May

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The Big Ten tournament bracket comes out Sunday night. Here at, 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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Power Rankings: Penn State breaks out of cellar

Brandon Taylor

Penn State Storms the Court After Beating Michigan

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It’s been a long time coming, and with Penn State’s upset of then-No. 4 Michigan, coupled with Northwestern’s continued struggles, the Nittany Lions have broken out of the cellar in my latest Power Rankings.

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