News that Wisconsin senior guard Traevon Jackson will be out a few weeks due to a right foot injury makes the Big Ten race more interesting. “I’m just trying to enjoy the process, learn from this and trust in Christ,” Jackson said in a statement. “I know my teammates will come together and be stronger because of this. I’m looking forward to coming back mentally stronger than ever and more prepared to win championships and finish off the year and the seniors’ careers the right way.” Jackson got hurt in the second half of then-No. 4 Wisconsin’s upset loss at
Two weeks of Big Ten play are in the books, and the standings are a lot more jumbled than most expected at this point. Much of the mess is the result of Rutgers’ upset of No. 4 Wisconsin on Sunday night. Not only did the Badgers suffer their first loss, but they are now tied with Maryland, Michigan and Michigan State atop the standings, just one-half game ahead of Indiana and Iowa and one game ahead of Nebraska, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers. That’s one game separating the top 10 teams! Now, to be fair, such a narrow gap is
Another week is in the books, meaning it's time for BTN analyst Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. Yes, Frank Kaminsky remains atop the list.
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten basketball 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. Here its below, via BTN on Soundclod.com.
The third week of Big Ten play tips off Tuesday night. Before then, take a look at BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's preview of the week ahead.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday afternoon. See the award winners inside.
Nebraska forward Shavon Shields had a special guest by his side during Sunday night’s postgame press conference. Avery Harriman, the son of Nebraska assistant Chris Harriman who recently learned his leukemia is still in remission, took the podium with Shields to talk about the team’s 53-43 victory over Illinois. “My favorite play was the players doing great,” he said. “They did super awesome on the game tonight. I was so proud of them.” Shields had a favorite play, too, and it involved Avery. “I was shooting my free throws at the end of the game, and I heard Avery cheering,
It was a historic night for Rutgers on Sunday night. In taking down No. 4 Wisconsin, 67-62, the Scarlet Knights scored their biggest upset in program history.
What a fun day of Big Ten basketball! Rutgers stunned No. 4 Wisconsin to card its biggest upset in program history and to highlight Sunday's three-game slate.
Wisconsin's men's basketball team made a young fan's dream come true. See the full story inside this post.