Like most involved in college basketball, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo finds it easy to compliment Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky.
No. 4 Wisconsin knocked off Michigan State to clinch at least a share of its first Big Ten crown since 2008 to highlight Sunday’s light two-game slate. In the other game, Ohio State rallied and held off Purdue late, 65-61. Catch up on both of Sunday’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to track all of today’s action: WISCONSIN 68, MICHIGAN STATE 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP
Behind a season-high 31 points from star Frank Kaminsky, No. 4 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title Sunday afternoon in a 68-61 Senior Day win over Michigan State. [ MORE: View Sunday’s Big Ten men’s hoops roundup ] With one win in its final two games or one Maryland loss, Wisconsin will make it an outright title and claim the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten tourney. The Badgers led by as many as 20 points en route to the seven-point victory. Kaminsky hit 11-of-17 from the field in his final game at
It came in a loss, but there’s no downplaying Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman’s driving dunk in Saturday afternoon’s 66-56 loss at Maryland. Early in the second half, the Michigan freshman, from near the halfcourt logo, drove past the Terrapins for a powerful one-handed flush. It would have been a poster dunk, however Maryland’s Jake Layman did his best to get out of the way at the last second. How nice was the highlight? Put it this way: ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich could only laugh about it.
There were three Big Ten men's basketball games on Saturday, highlighted by Maryland's impressive 66-56 win over Michigan, completing a perfect Big Ten home season for the Terps.
Spike Albrecht cracked an egg on his head to raise awareness for Juvenile Diabetes. Check out the full video in this post!
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asks five Big Ten writers to pick which coach they felt “interacted” with officials the most.
At 9:30 p.m. ET Sunday on the next episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2015," we take a look at a few more ongoing stories including Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell and Maryland great Walt Williams.. But you really need to see Wisconsin's Bo Ryan shoot a TV commercial as our crew takes you behind the scenes.
Thursday’s “BTN Live” was a special two-hour show from Michigan State’s Breslin Center and it featured a huge guest list. Watch former Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins’ appearance in this post, and use the links below to watch other highlights from the event. Among the scheduled guests: Michigan State’s men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo Michigan State Radio Commentator and former basketball player Matt Steigenga Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio “BTN Live” airs every weekday. If you don’t know by now, “BTN Live” is on Twitter and Facebook,
Happy Friday! In today's Big Ten links we review Minnesota's big win, take look at Iowa's tourney hopes, and found an interesting IndyStar.com story on the perils of social media. Also, Michigan State's Mark Hollis is all for discussion of freshman preparedness, but he would vote against ineligibility. Let's dive in and read some more.