Men's Basketball

Minnesota wins exhibition opener

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Minnesota State at Minnesota - Men's Basketball Wrap-Up

Here are  few individual highlights from Minnesota’s exhibition game on Thursday night, including a run at the end of the first half. Minnesota had a 5-0 run starting with a three-pointer from Austin Hollins, a steal and a dunk from Maverick Ahanmisi. The Gophers won the game 81-56.

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Robinson's dunks thrill Michigan crowd

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Northern Michigan at Michigan - Men's Basketball Wrap-Up

Here are a few individual highlights from Michigan’s exhibition game on Thursday night, including Glenn Robinson III with the steal and coast-to-coast drive for the jam against Northern Michigan. There was also an alley-oop from Tim Hardaway Jr. to Robinson. Michigan won the game 83-47 and Spike Albrecht led the Wolverines with 16 points. For game stats and notes, check out the GameTracker on

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Indiana rolls in exhibition opener

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Sheehey to Oladipo For The Dunk

Here are a few individual highlights from Indiana’s exhibition game against Indiana Wesleyan on Thursday night, including a dunk, a newcomer’s jumper and a nice drive. Indiana won the game 86-57. For more stats and game details, check out the GameTracker at, and see more videos in this post.

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Tonight's men's hoops on the Big Ten Digital Network

The slate of Big Ten men’s basketball exhibition games continues online only tonight. Use these links to watch Thursday’s men’s exhibition basketball games on the Big Ten Digital Network: Northern Michigan @ Michigan and Indiana Wesleyan @ Indiana at 7 p.m. ET and Minnesota State @ Minnesota at 8 p.m. ET. Use these links to go directly to the GameTrackers at the school websites:,, and

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Michigan suspends Burke for exhibition opener

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Michigan guard Trey Burke has been suspended for the Wolverines’ exhibition opener Thursday against Northern Michigan. The school says Burke will sit out for violating team standards. Coach John Beilein says the sophomore is a good kid but made some “out-of-character” decisions he now regrets.

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Boilers, Buckeyes, Spartans win exhibitions

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Branden Dawson Left-Handed Dunk

Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue all hosted exhibition games Tuesday night. As expected, the three teams carded wins over Northwood, Walsh and Montevallo, respectively. Michigan State’s Branden Dawson and Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas both opened the season with a flurry, registering back-to-back buckets off the opening tip. Watch Dawson’s opening sequence and Thomas’. Check out Dawson’s left-handed jam now and get our video recaps from all three games in this post.

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In the spotlight: B1G players who need to produce

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Terone Johnson 3-pointers

The exhibition season already has tipped off for Big Ten men’s hoops teams. Before the games start to count, though,’s Brent Yarina wanted to offer his Big Ten players in the spotlight. Whether the players have big shoes to fill, they’re considered the missing piece or they’re coming off down years, Yarina offers one guy for every Big Ten team. See the list in this post.

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