The final week of the season is here. And, it’s looking more likely that the Big Ten will get seven teams in the NCAA tourney: Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Michigan State, Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern. And Illinois is coming on strong. The title chase also has intrigue, too. Purdue has a one-game lead over Wisconsin. And with a home win vs. Indiana on Tuesday, the Boilermakers will clinch at least a share of the Big Ten title for the first time since 2010. If Purdue also wins at Northwestern in the finale, it would take the title outright. Wisconsin needs to
This is the penultimate week of the season. And, things are heating up with Purdue and Wisconsin tied for first and Maryland just a game back. Who will take home the title? Others are looking to hone their postseason resume.
The Big Ten race got a whole lot more interesting when Northwestern won at Wisconsin on Sunday, shrinking the Badgers’ first-place lead to one game over Purdue and Maryland. Will we have a first-place tie at this time next week?
The homestretch is in sight, and Wisconsin is the leader of the pack in the Big Ten—as many envisioned in the preseason. But, there is still a lot of basketball left to be played as we sprint toward the finish line. Get a preview of the week ahead inside.
As the conference season chugs toward the halfway point, it’s becoming clearer that Wisconsin and Maryland are the teams to beat. But keep an eye on Northwestern, which has won six in a row.
The Big Ten race is gaining a sharper focus, with Maryland Wisconsin moving out ahead of the pack. But keep an eye on Purdue and Northwestern—yes, Northwestern, which looks primed to earn its first NCAA bid. And Indiana looks like it’s finding its stride, too.
Three weeks into the Big Ten season, and 12 of the 14 conference members have at least two league losses. The only teams with just one Big Ten defeat: Maryland (4-1) and Wisconsin (3-1). BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart previews the fourth week of Big Ten play inside.
Just two weeks into the conference season, and every Big Ten team has at least one league loss. And there are four teams atop the conference standings with 3-1 marks: Minnesota, Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin. Here's a look-ahead to the third week of Big Ten play.
With the lid being taken off of conference play, the action in the Big Ten is starting to heat up. Michigan State (2-0), Nebraska (2-0) and Wisconsin (1-0) are the lone undefeated teams left. Here's a look at the second week of Big Ten play.
It’s finally here, the last week of the regular season. And Indiana already has wrapped a share of its 22nd Big Ten title and second in the last four years. Can the Hoosiers win the outright title? Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa and Wisconsin all hold out hope to take a share of the title. [ MORE: Power Rankings | Bracketology | Best of week ahead | Best of week that was | Early look at B1G bracket | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Big Ten scores | Polls ] Game of the week: Indiana at Iowa, Tuesday. The Hoosiers