"BTN Live" will announce the 2015 All-Big Ten Men's Basketball Teams and individual award winners at 6 p.m. ET Monday night. See BTN.com's teams and honors inside.
And just like that, the Big Ten regular season is over. The final week provided plenty of dramatics, despite Wisconsin entering the week owning a share of the Big Ten crown. The Badgers wrapped up the outright title, their first since 2008, in Tuesday night’s win at rival Minnesota. Now, it’s off to the Big Ten tourney, which starts Wednesday at the United Center. Before we focus all of our attention on the tourney, here’s my recap of the week that was. Biggest surprise: Purdue. No one saw the Boilermakers finishing 12-6 in league action after a sluggish effort in
BTN Live will announce the All-Big Ten teams at 6 p.m. ET Monday. Before the honors become official, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart and Sean Merriman combined to offer 10 names worthy of first-team honors.
What a season! The regular season came to a close Sunday, and we were treated to a pair of entertaining games. Catch up on all three of today’s game on our Big Ten scoreboard. [ MORE: View the official Big Ten tournament bracket ] D.J. Newbill hit a deep buzzer-beating 3-pointer to avoid overtime and send Penn State to a 79-76 victory at Minnesota, No. 5 Wisconsin rolled Ohio State, 72-48, in Columbus to finish Big Ten play 16-2, and No. 9 Maryland edged Nebraska, 64-61. Looking for the final Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls?
Sunday night marked Dez Wells’ final regular-season game in a Maryland uniform. And, as he’s done so many times in his career, the Terrapins star gave fans a reason to get up and cheer in the 64-61 win at Nebraska. Of course, it happened on a dunk. And, of course, it happened on one of Wells’ signature power flushes. This time, he used a pretty crossover before taking flight to make it even better. Few, if any, Big Ten players dunk with more power than Wells. He’s been showing it all year, and this wasn’t the first time he did
Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio State honored their men’s basketball seniors on Sunday with special ceremonies, the latest in the annual series of Senior Days. [ MORE: Relive all of our Senior Day video coverage ] BTN carried Minnesota and Nebraska’s pregame festivities live on BTN2Go. Unfortunately, for the seniors, the Golden Gophers, Cornhuskers and Buckeyes all lost in their final home games. But several of the seniors had strong performances, none bigger than Minnesota’s Maurice Walker, who scored 26 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in the Gophers’ last-second loss to Penn State. ***
Section "A" and "B" seats are gone, and the giant tarp is up at @StateFarmCenter! More here: http://t.co/jgNXRVrWZO pic.twitter.com/8wxcLeheVO — State Farm Center (@StateFarmCenter) March 9, 2015 State Farm Center wasted no time getting to work on its latest renovations. It started pretty much right after Illinois’ home finale victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night, in fact. No. 8 seed Illinois opens the Big Ten tourney vs. No. 9 seed Michigan at noon ET Thursday on BTN/BTN2Go. Check out several photos of the renovations below. Awesome time-lapse of the load-out of @IlliniHoops and the start of "A" section demolition: http://t.co/xKXDw5YEZA
It’s been a season full of close losses for Penn State. In D.J. Newbill’s final regular-season game Sunday at Minnesota, the Big Ten’s leading scorer wasn’t about to let the Nittany Lions suffer another heartbreak. With the score tied and the clock winding down, Newbill took his time before calmly getting into position to launch a deep 3-pointer, with a defender in his face. He nailed the difficult trey to give Penn State the 79-76 win. Newbill must have known it was going in, because he waited until the clock nearly expired. Or, maybe he didn’t want to give Minnesota
On the next episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015," debuting Sunday at 9:30 PM ET, our crew continues our tradition with the annual Senior Day show.
It's the final day of the regular season, and there's still plenty to be decided when it comes to the Big Ten tournament seeds. See all of the scenarios inside.