Men's Basketball

Nov. 17 Big Ten Hoops Roundup

Six Big Ten men’s basketball teams played Thursday and the conference went 6-0. Purdue battled to a win over Iona while Northwestern defeated LSU and Minnesota handled Fairfield. Later on, Iowa beat Northern Illinois, Michigan held off Western Illinois and Illinois ran away from Lipscomb. You can also catch all available men’s video highlights in here, too.

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The Journey: A Celebration

One of the best things about working on The Journey is getting behind the scenes.  What happens when the game telecast is off the air? In this clip, you get a chance to see Michigan celebrating a win over their rival Michigan State.  The telecast is off the air, but The Journey cameras are still rolling! We have more clips like this over here.

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Jim Jackson Answers 7 Burning Questions

BTN.com’s Mallory Treleaven sat down with BTN basketball analyst and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year Jim Jackson to get his early season thoughts on Big Ten basketball. Follow Jackson on Twitter (@BTNJimJackson) and watch him all season long.

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Nov. 16 Men's Hoops Roundup

Tonight on the hardwood: Penn State beat Long Island, Wisconsin throttled Colgate and Indiana destroyed Evansville. Catch up on all the action and stats on our Big Ten scoreboard.

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Surprise, surprise - the Buckeyes are for real

Last night, Ohio State handled a very good Florida team–a squad that at least one astute observer has picked to win the National Championship–with relative ease. After a slow start, the Buckeyes led by as many as 16 points before finally winning by seven. Thad Matta’s team displayed the same strengths as a season ago–namely a high effective field goal percentage and a low turnover rate–but they also showed a new wrinkle: getting to the foul line. It’s extremely early, but Ohio State now has a free throw rate of 72 FTA per 100 FGA. For some perspective, the Buckeyes only eclipsed that number twice all of last season–and both times were against the hacktastic Hoosiers. Perhaps this increase in trips to the foul line shouldn’t be surprising given the players that are being replaced:

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