Jordan Murphy's career-high 25 points and 19 rebounds carried Minnesota to a crucial 101-89 victory in double overtime over Iowa Wednesday. Minnesota improved to 17-7 with the win.
Kam Williams scored 23 points to lead Ohio State past a resilient Rutgers squad, 70-64. The win boosted the Buckeyes to 15-10 and 5-7 in conference play.
Sitting around a restaurant table, four coaches who have experienced the highs and lows that accompany Big Ten basketball shared treasured stories and their passion for the game for the Big Ten Network. Their conversations were captured for season three of A Taste of Coaching, hosted by Steve Lavin and debuting at 9:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 12. The four-episode series will air on Sunday evenings in February and March as part of a 90-minute block of studio and original basketball programming following a men’s basketball game. Things get started this weekend with Northwestern at Wisconsin, followed by the
Derrick Walton had 20 points and eight assists, and Michigan rolled to an 86-57 victory over Michigan State on Tuesday night to equal the most lopsided victory over the Spartans since 1948.
Malcolm Hill scored 14 points and Illinois beat Northwestern 68-61 on Tuesday night. Te'Jon Lucas, Maverick Morgan and Michael Finke each had 11 points, while Hill added nine rebounds for Illinois.
Lamar Stevens scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half and Penn State beat No. 21 Maryland 70-64 on Tuesday night.
BTN.com editor Alex Roux previews three Big Ten games to watch throughout Week 7 of conference play.
That was quick. One week after falling to No. 2 in last week's Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, Wisconsin is back on top of Jon Crispin's latest list.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. No surprise here: Purdue star Caleb Swanigan remains atop the list, just ahead of Wisconsin's Ethan Happ and Michigan State's Miles Bridges, who continues his weekly ascent.
The season has rounded the halfway point. There have been surprises, disappointments … and whole bunch of fun games with lots to look forward to. Here is a midseason report as we race to the finish line.