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Sunday's 'Journey': Jarrod Uthoff, Denzel Valentine & Caleb Swanigan

Jarrod Uthoff on The Journey

Uthoff: I expect the best out of myself

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Iowa senior Jarrod Uthoff is a Big Ten MVP candidate. Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine is being compared to another Spartan great. Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan’s path to West Lafayette was a long and winding road. Each are profiled this Sunday at 9:30 p.m. ET on “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2016.”

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Sunday's 'Journey' looks at one unique Big Ten basketball friendship

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Sneak peek at Sunday' show

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This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2016” see how three high school teammates and childhood friends – Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine and Bryn Forbes, and Iowa’s Anthony Clemmons – reunite in their hometown to square off in a Top 20 showdown. The show airs Sunday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. ET right after Michigan vs. Iowa on BTN.

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Jon Crispin: A little perspective on white-hot Denzel Valentine

Nov 27, 2015; Fullerton, CA, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Denzel Valentine (45) drives as Boise State Broncos guard Anthony Drmic (3) gestures during the second half at Titan Gym. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Denzel Valentine drops another dime!

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Basketball enthusiasts and hoops junkies like myself will get a chance to see two great college basketball players face off in the Wooden Legacy Tournament final at 10 p.m. ET tonight. Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine and Providence’s Kris Dunn are two of the nations best playmakers and scorers, and they alone are worth the price of admission.

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Yarina: 5 B1G breakout players for 2014-15

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Denzel Valentine to Kenny Kaminski Layup vs. Michigan

While analysts across the nation are busy compiling their super-early 2014-15 hoops polls, I thought I’d go with a more exact-inexact exercise and share my top five 2014-15 breakout candidates. You know the names from this season, but they’re certain to be even bigger names next season.

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Yarina: My All-Big Ten most improved team

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Caris LeVert Heads-Up Play, And-1 vs. Wisconsin

We’re fast approaching the end of the regular season, so that means it’s time to start considering an All-Big Ten most improved team. Who would make your 2013-14 team? Mine is headlined by a quartet of sophomores, including Big Ten Player of the Year candidate Nik Stauskas. See my full team, plus vote for your most improved player, in this post.

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Watch latest 'Journey' episode at 5 p.m. ET Sunday

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The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014 (Episode 6, Segment 1)

This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2014,” we learn how and why Ohio State’s Shannon Scott and Sam Thompson traded places in the starting lineup and sparked the Buckeyes. Also, see why Chris Collins’ most important recruiting win at Northwestern so far was keeping senior Drew Crawford in Evanston. We also explore the special family connection between Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine and his brother Drew.

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Super Seven: Big Ten names flying under the radar

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Best of February Dunks

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We all know who the superstars are in the Big Ten—Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo, Trey Burke, Deshaun Thomas, Brandon Paul, Trevor Mbakwe. This year the list really could go on quite a bite. But who do I think have been some of the most underrated players this season in the conference? Glad you asked.

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