It should be a fun and entertaining second week of Big Ten play. Tonight on BTN: Indiana at Michigan State (7 ET; watch on BTN2Go) & Nebraska at Iowa (9 ET; watch on BTN2Go). See my best of the week ahead below. GAME OF THE WEEK: Indiana at Michigan State, Monday. The Spartans have been an early-season disappointment and still are in search of an identity. Here come the Hoosiers, who will arrive in East Lansing coming off a recent nice win at Nebraska in which they showed good maturity. MSU is coming off a tough Big Ten opener, losing
Five Big Ten teams land on Joe Lunardi's latest Bracketology, released Monday. Wisconsin and Maryland pace the Big Ten, as No. 1 and No. 3 seeds, respectively,
Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker scored 16 points apiece, leading No. 4 Wisconsin to an 81-58 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.
Purdue's men's basketball team enjoyed a great locker room celebration following a win over Michigan on Saturday. See the complete celebration inside!
There were four Big Ten men's basketball games on Saturday. Catch up on all of the action in this post.
Nebraska’s Tim Miles and Indiana’s Tom Crean had a heated conversation after a hard foul during Indiana’s win at Nebraska on Wednesday night. With just under 10 minutes left, Indiana’s Hanner Mosquera-Perea went up for an alley-oop and was taken to the floor on a hard foul. Before Mosquera-Perea could attempt his free throws, Miles and Crean delayed the action with an exchange that required the officials to call for a quick meeting with the coaches near the scorer’s table. Watch the video above.
Happy New Year's Eve Day! Look back at today's Big Ten hoops action inside this post.
It's Wednesday, and that means it's time for BTN basketball analyst Jess Settles' latest Three Takes. See what's on Settles' mind inside.
As you would suspect, the reaction to Jim Harbaugh’s hiring at Michigan created quite a wake around Big Ten country. Here are some reactions from various outlets. Let’s begin with some video of Harbaugh addressing the Crisler Center crowd at a basketball game on Tuesday. He’s already a rock star. And Harbaugh’s mojo must have helped the Wolverines rally to beat Illinois. Pennlive.com: Michigan’s coaching hire is a boon to the Big Ten and Penn State. NJ.com: Harbaugh’s contract takes Big Ten arms race to another level. Mlive.com: Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio acknowledged Harbaugh’s hiring, but he’s staying focused
With the New Year just about here, Tom Dienhart takes a look back at the best of Big Ten basketball in 2014. See it all inside.