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Dienhart: Q&A with Penn State PG Tim Frazier

This season hasn’t gone as expected for Penn State, but it’s not because of a lack of effort by point guard Tim Frazier. The 6-1, 170-pound Frazier enters the week averaging 16.5 points, ranking seventh in the Big Ten for the 10-10 Nittany Lions. He also has a Big Ten-best 128 assists, averaging 6.4 per game. No other player in the conference has over 100. And Frazier is sixth in steals with 35. Want more? He averages 4.6 rebounds. Bottom line: There are few players more well-rounded or valuable to their team than Frazier, a product of Strake Jesuit in

Keith Appling

Travel or no travel on Keith Appling's drive for layup?

If you ever wondered if a player could pick up his dribble from outside the 3-point arc and get to the hoop for a layup without being called for traveling, he can. Keith Appling did it in Tuesday night’s overtime win at Iowa, and the no-call didn’t sit well with Iowa fans or Fran McCaffery; in fact, McCaffery was hit with a technical foul. ESPN commentator Jay Bilas said this about the play: “It’s hard to believe, but I think that would have been a walk in the NBA.” Let’s just say, Appling covered a lot of ground without a

Denzel Valentine

No. 6 Michigan State holds off No. 12 Iowa in OT

(AP) Keith Appling scored 16 points and No. 6 Michigan State outlasted No. 12 Iowa 71-69 in overtime Tuesday night, handing the Hawkeyes their first home loss of the season. Matt Costello had 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Spartans (19-2, 8-1 Big Ten), who avoided consecutive defeats despite missing injured starters Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson. [ MORE: Enter our Trip to the Big Ten Tournament Sweepstakes! ] MICHIGAN STATE 71, IOWA 69 – OT | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY INSTANT HIGHLIGHT: Great hustle leads to Matt Costello dunk and @MSU_Basketball taking the lead. WATCH – http://t.co/ozR7xunRX4

Terran Petteway

Yarina: State of Big Ten hoops address

President Obama will deliver the annual State of the Union Address tonight. That being the case, I thought I’d do something super-cheesy and address the state of each Big Ten men’s basketball team. See my take on all 12 teams in this post. [ MORE: Check out Stephen Bardo’s latest Big Ten Power Rankings ] Editor’s note: Team records are through January 27 action. ILLINOIS (2-6) It’s hard to be successful when the shots aren’t falling, and the Illini can’t be accused of torching any nets across the Big Ten. How bad has it gotten? Illinois shoots 36.2 percent in

Mar 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard/forward Roy Devyn Marble (4) dives on a loose ball ahead of Michigan State Spartans guard Travis Trice in the first half during the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports.Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Ranking the Games: Michigan State at Iowa, and then....

The best Big Ten game this week is the first one, tonight in Iowa City when Michigan State visits Iowa. Each team is looking for a win to keep pace with Big Ten leader Michigan. The Wolverines beat each team last week, adding to the sense of urgency for both clubs. Here is my ranking of this week’s action. [ MORE: Check out Stephen Bardo’s latest Big Ten Power Rankings ] 1. Michigan State at Iowa, Tues., Jan. 28. This game has no peer this week. Each team lost to Michigan last week. So, a win is needed to keep

Keith Appling

B1G Clicks: Tracking today's Big Ten trends

Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a flashback to a memorable dunk from the last time Iowa and Michigan State met on the basketball court. Like what you see? We do this every weekday. Visit our Clicks archive. Here are Tuesday’s B1G Clicks: What a genius idea. Stadium Pet Beds. Link to buy – http://t.co/TEzPcHb6BI (via @darrenrovell) pic.twitter.com/54646wC0xX — Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) January 29, 2014 Our take: What will they think of next?!?

Nik Stauskas

Big Ten Geeks: Wolverines on Top

Saturday night brought a clash of the only two remaining conference unbeatens when Michigan traveled west to take on State in East Lansing. The Spartans were down their frontcourt, as Branden Dawson’s hand lost a bout with a table earlier in the week, and Adreian Payne was still a week or two away. But would it have mattered? I know that sounds ridiculous, considering Dawson and Payne are two of the best players in the conference. But Michigan diced up the Spartans’ defense in ways that I’m not sure Dawson or Payne could have helped with. Notably, the Wolverines scorched

Denzel Valentine

Big Ten Whiteboard: Can't wait for MSU at Iowa

Can we just hurry up and get to Tuesday? Why, you ask? Because that’s when Michigan State plays at Iowa in what is the best matchup of the week. And that’s one of two big games for MSU in what shapes up as a big week for the ailing Spartans as we chug toward the halfway point of the conference season. Here’s a look at what to watch for this week. GAME OF THE WEEK: Michigan State at Iowa, Tues., Jan. 28. Each team is looking up at Michigan in the standings after losing to the Wolverines last week. This

J.J. Watt

B1G Clicks: Tracking today's Big Ten trends

Did you miss something while you stepped away from your computer? We’re tracking some of the best Big Ten social media happenings and posting them all right here. Check out today’s edition, including a glowing tweet from Deion Sanders about former Wisconsin star J.J. Watt. Like what you see? We do this every weekday. Visit our Clicks archive. Here are Monday’s B1G Clicks: @darrenrovell My friend and @uofl alum, @andrewtalle, found someone wearing this shirt in El Salvador. pic.twitter.com/tDwONUSwZ0 — Lucas Stoller (@LHSto03) January 28, 2014 Our take: So, that’s where those shirts went. Michigan guard Nik Stauskas is starting

Nebraska Fans

Big Ten Rewind: Relive the B1G week that was

What a week it was on the Big Ten hardwood. We had upsets all over the place. We had a pair of teams carding its first Big Ten win. We had a moment of silence for those affected by the recent Purdue tragedy. We even had a star player blow a kiss to rival fans after a battle for first place. Yeah, it was an interesting week. Watch our video recap of the week that was in the latest installment of our Big Ten Rewind.