It’s easy to like Twitter, and we were reminded of that fact late in Iowa’s victory over Nebraska on Monday night. In the closing minutes of the Hawkeyes’ 70-59 win, BTN cameras caught Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery just a little irritated, to the point that he spiked an empty water bottle at the scorer’s table. The bottle was thrown in the direction of Iowa SID Matt Weitzel, who didn’t have much of a reaction. “Poor Matt, the SID, right there behind getting the brunt of Fran’s frustrations,” BTN commentator Jim Jackson said. “He didn’t even flinch.” Unfazed, and knowing
Who lands on Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings? Well, Frank Kaminsky is No. 1. Obviously. See his latest top 10 list inside.
Each Monday during the Big Ten basketball season, the 14 Big Ten 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.
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.