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The upsets we saw in the first day of the college basketball season rivals that of the last two NCAA tournaments combined. Many coaches and players are already getting back to work in hopes of fixing correctable errors and restoring confidence as the college basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint. On Friday night, I got to call the Wisconsin-Western Illinois game and walked away with a few thoughts for the Badgers and a little perspective for The Grateful Red.
Wisconsin basketball fans were treated to a very special moment prior to the Badgers’ season opener on Friday night.
Michigan’s Aubrey Dawkins kicked off the 2015-16 Big Ten basketball season with a bang!
Indiana is set to kickoff the 2015-16 college basketball season with a matchup against Eastern Illinois tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BTN Plus.
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Can Jae’Sean Tate will Ohio State to a Big Ten championship? Can Mark Turgeon manage the Terp talent? Who will step up for the Badgers? BTN men’s basketball analyst Jess Settles poses one burning question for each of the 14 teams as we get set to tip off the 2015-2016 season.
“If there’s confusion about who the guy is who’s going to the lead the Boilermakers in 2016, let’s dispel that,” Purdue’s athletic director told BTN. Watch that and read more football and men’s basketball headlines from around the Big Ten on this Friday.