(AP) Tracy Abrams scored 18 points, Leron Black had a double-double and Illinois pulled away midway through the second half to beat Boise State 71-56 on Monday night in the second round of the NIT. No. 2 seed Illinois (20-14) will play fourth-seeded Central Florida (23-11) in a quarterfinal. The game was tied at 49 with 10 minutes left before Illinois closed on a 22-7 run. Malcolm Hill scored 13 points and has 1,817 for his career, surpassing Dee Brown (1,812) for third place all-time at Illinois. Abrams was 6 of 11 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Black
Matt Painter’s squad looks very dangerous as it preps to take on No. 1 Kansas in what essentially will be a home game for the Jayhawks in Kansas City on Thursday. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's preview inside.
The Big Ten has three teams in the Sweet 16 for the second straight year and for the third time in the last four years. It’s the most Sweet 16 teams the conference has had in a year since it put four in the regional semis in 2013.
Michigan has authored the most compelling story in the nation this March. John Beilein's crew looks to continue it this week in the Midwest Region semifinals. Get Tom Dienhart's preview inside.
This season was always going to be a rebuilding year for the Hawkeyes. Now that it's over, Iowa can start pushing toward a potentially long run as an NCAA Tournament program.
It was a battle for about 35 minutes between No. 1 seed Kansas and No. 8 seed Michigan State, but the Jayhawks opened the floodgates in the final minutes for a 90-70 win.
Someone call Hollywood. The Michigan story keeps getting better, as the No. 7 Wolverines are off to the Sweet 16 for the third time in five years after knocking off No. 2 Louisville, 73-69, on Sunday afternoon.
Is any team having more fun right now than white-hot Michigan? The Big Ten tourney champs are on an absolute tear, winners of seven in a row and 12 of 14 after it rallied to upset No. 2 seed Louisville on Sunday afternoon.
Before No. 9 Michigan State takes on No. 1 Kansas in the Midwest Region on Sunday night, BTN researcher Harold Shelton shares with you what the Spartans have working in their favor and working against them in their matchup vs. the Jayhawks.
Before No. 7 Michigan battles No. 2 Louisville in the Midwest Region on Sunday, BTN researcher Harold Shelton shares with you what the white-hot Big Ten tourney champs have working in their favor and working against them in their matchup vs. the Cardinals.