If the game was on the line and you needed to pick one player to take a shot to win a game, who would you select? I asked five writers who cover the Big Ten. Read what they said and then tell us in the comments below who you would pick to take one last shot.
In today's Big Ten links we look at the stories on the resilience of the Badgers and Wolverines' hoops teams as well as a testy exchange over two incidents at Iowa last night. Also, is over-use leading to more basketball injuries? Tom Izzo thinks it's worth considering.
College basketball fans were treated to an exciting night of Big Ten hoops on Tuesday. Catch up on all the action inside this post!
Earvin "Magic" Johnson appears on NCAA.com's list of the top 5 statues in college basketball. See where the former Michigan State star lands in this post.
Maryland's Melo Trimble and Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell sit atop our analyst's top 5 freshmen list. See his full list inside.
I think we all can agree to an extent with Rick Brown of HawkCentral.com that the Big Ten race is missing some buzz. There just are few elite teams. Maryland and Wisconsin are the closest thing to that. But after that, there is a drop to the likes of Iowa, Indiana, Ohio State and Michigan State. *** Which brings me to this gem of a quote from Tom Izzo, who thinks the Big Ten is “almost too good” this season with increased depth. What? Am I missing something? Izzo went on to say: “The league is not as good at
March Madness isn’t too far away, believe it or not. How do the top bracket experts size up the Big Ten when it comes to NCAA tourney bids?
Maryland is cruising. The Terrapins (17-2, 5-1) sit atop the Big Ten standings, one-half game ahead of a trio of teams, and two of their stars have reentered my latest Big Ten Player Rankings.
The Big Ten race is coming into focus, with four teams trying to separate themselves from the pack: Maryland, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana. Each has just one conference loss.
Let's rank this week’s Big Ten games. The headline clashes in this 14-game slate? Iowa at Wisconsin and Maryland at Indiana. See Tom Dienhart's full raking inside.