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It’s the summer, so that means there’s no shortage of countdowns for your consumption. Today, thebiglead.com released its 50 best players in college basketball. The Big Ten was all over the list, with six players included.
SportingNews.com accepted the impossible task of ranking the top 25 active coaches. Two Big Ten coaches made the list, as Ohio State’s Urban Meyer came in at No. 6 and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo finished No. 11. The top five looked this: 1. Greg Popovich; 2. Nick Saban; 3. Bill Belichick; 4. Mike Krzyzewski; 5. Pete Carroll. See what SN said about Meyer and Izzo in this post.
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It was just three weeks ago when seven former Big Ten stars heard their names called in the 2014 NBA Draft. Now, it’s already reached that point when draft analysts begin taking a super-early look at college basketball’s top 2015 draft prospects.
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Northwestern released the design for its new court at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Wednesday morning. The new floor is a much more classic look than the one the Wildcats played on the last two seasons.
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Iowa basketball player Peter Jok was arrested Monday night and charged with driving his moped on a revoked license. This is the second moped-related arrest in three months for Jok, who will be a sophomore for the Hawkeyes this fall.
The NBA Summer League has tipped off in Las Vegas, and Big Ten players are off to a strong start. Michigan product Tim Hardaway Jr., a member of the 2014 NBA all-rookie team, is averaging 22.5 points in the New York Knicks’ first two games. See other top performers, from both Las Vegas and Orlando, in this post.
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