The basketball season is nearly two weeks old and every Big Ten team has played at least three games, so it's a good time to post my latest Big Ten Power Rankings.
The Big Ten's top player? We all thought it was Frank Kaminsky before the season started, and nothing's changed nearly two weeks into the season.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Men’s Basketball Players of the Week on Monday. See the honorees in this post. Co-Players of the Week: Shannon Scott, Ohio State, G, Sr. Averaged 15.0 assists, 9.5 points and 2.5 steals per game and shot 57.1 percent in leading Ohio State to wins over Marquette and Sacred Heart For the week, posted an assist/turnover ratio of 6.0 (30 assists and five turnovers), while accounting for 50 percent of the Buckeyes’ offensive output Against Marquette, scored eight points, handed out 14 assists and swiped two steals Chipped in 11 points, dished
There was a trio of Big Ten men’s basketball games on Sunday. Catch up on all of the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. The biggest headline from today’s action? That would be Shannon Scott’s Ohio State record 16 assists in an easy victory over Sacred Heart. Freshman D’Angelo Russell was pretty good, too, pouring in a career-high 32 points. PENN STATE 63, USC 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP D.J. Newbill scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Penn State held off Southern Cal to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic with a
There were five Big Ten basketball games on Saturday, headlined by No. 3 Wisconsin taking down Boise State, 78-54. Catch up on all of the action on our Big Ten scoreboard. NORTHWESTERN 68, ELON 67 – OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Tre Demps scored 21 points and hit the game-winning basket for a second straight game and Northwestern rallied down the stretch for a 68-67 overtime victory over Elon on Saturday. RHODE ISLAND 66, NEBRASKA 62 – OT: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help Rhode Island upset
Catch up on Friday's Big Ten men's hoops action, including Michigan State's easy 87-52 win over Loyola-Chicago.
Get recaps, stats and video from Thursday night's Big Ten basketball slate, including Indiana's big win over No. 22 SMU.
Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky had a great Twitter conversation with the guard who almost dunked over him. See here!
There were two Big Ten men's basketball games Wednesday night, and you can catch up on all of the action inside.
Now a senior and a bigger part of the Ohio State offense, Sam Thompson figures to provide even more jaw-dropping highlights in his final season. Let’s be honest, few Big Ten players are more athletic than Thompson, few can rival his voluminous dunk reel, and few will be featured more on the national highlight shows. Thompson reminded us all of his leaping ability in Ohio State’s victory over Marquette on Tuesday night, when he soared for an alley-oop from Shannon Scott. The guy jumps so effortlessly, he almost makes plays like this look way too easy.