The final 14 games of the Big Ten regular-season are here. In other words, it’s time to put-up-or-shut-up with the postseason around the corner.
Oh-oh: Wisconsin senior point guard Traevon Jackson may not be back for the Big Ten tourney. But, the Badgers have been doing pretty well without him, going 11-1 in Jackson’s absence. Bo Ryan was asked Monday during the Big Ten coaches teleconference if Jackson, who has been out since breaking his right foot in mid-January, had a chance to return for the conference tournament next week. “That might be tough,” Ryan said. “I can’t rule anything out because the coaches are the last to know anymore. His clearance may be two weeks, who knows?” Jackson has missed 12 games since
Shoutout to @nikstauskas11 in the 2014 Big Ten championship shirt that he took the L to them Spartan Dawgs in last year!!! Welcome to the Good side my man those colors are made for you!!!! #GoGreen A photo posted by Draymond Green (@money23green) on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:52am PST Former Big Ten Players of the Year and rivals Draymond Green (Michigan State; 2012) and Nik Stauskas (Michigan; 2014) engaged in a fun Twitter battle during NBA All-Star Weekend. It all started when Stauskas tweeted “I’ll be in Ann Arbor tomorrow to see my bros beat up those dudes from
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. Who lands on his list entering the final week of the regular season? Find out inside.
Kentucky is 29-0, with a road game at Georgia and a home game vs. Florida remaining before the SEC tournament. As people have asked most of the season: Can the Wildcats join the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers as the only perfect NCAA champions? And, if they do, how would it compare to what Indiana did? That’s what Chicago Tribune’s Teddy Greenstein asked Tom Izzo on Monday’s Big Ten teleconference. Listen to his full response in the media player above. Here’s a snippet of Izzo’s response: “I don’t know what you’d consider. I know the SEC isn’t as strong, and I don’t
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon. Listen to all 14 @B1GMBBall coaches on today's teleconference. #MarchOnBTN https://t.co/2J0BUhedFH — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 2, 2015
The final week of the season is here. And, the docket is filled with many enticing matchups that will go a long way in helping determine NCAA seeds—and maybe even who makes the Big Dance.
With one week left in the season, the NCAA brackets seemingly are coming into sharper focus. Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has lots of love for the Big Ten.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See the latest honorees in this post.
That gutty overtime win by Iowa at Penn State on Saturday likely sealed an NCAA bid for the Hawkeyes. So, after that two-game skid that saw Iowa lose at home to Minnesota and at Northwestern, the Hawkeyes have won four in a row, something an Iowa team hasn’t strung together since the 2005-06 season. Iowa improved to 10-6 in the Big Ten and 19-10 overall. It’s the program’s first winning Big Ten season since 2006-07. The Hawkeyes were 9-9 in each of the past two seasons. Iowa picked up its sixth win in the month of February, something that hasn’t