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Big Ten links: Badgers bow out, Big Ten spring football updates & more

Final Four-Championship Game-Wisconsin vs Duke

Analysis: Duke tops Wisconsin

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In Tuesday’s Big Ten links, we look at a few angles of Monday’s national championship game and the officiating on the court. Plus, Big Ten spring football talk heats up as Urban Meyer has a recruiting idea, one writer has five players to watch at Michigan State, and there’s a new tackling technique that’s all the rage. Dive in.

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Big Ten links: Izzo, Ryan flourish, Elliott's Heisman hopes & more

NCAA Tournament-Team Press Conferences

Watch Pat Forde talk Final Four

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A former Michigan State star explains Tom Izzo’s success. A Wisconsin writer explains how the Badgers hit it big with Bo Ryan. Could Ohio State’s top Heisman Trophy candidate be a running back? And let’s look at how transfer quarterbacks actually do. All of this and more in Friday’s Big Ten headlines.

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Big Ten links: Badgers look loose, Spartans look familiar & more links

NCAA Tournament-3rd Round-Oregon vs Wisconsin

What happens to Kentucky on Saturday?

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In Thursday’s Big Ten links, we take a look at a number of basketball and football stories. Wisconsin looks loose headed into the Final Four. Michigan State shares some things in common with last year’s NCAA champs. Maryland’s Melo Trimble is staying at Maryland. Christian Hackenberg is refocusing at Penn State. Read all that and more in this post.

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Big Ten links: A look at the headlines after NCAA tourney's opening day

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Ready for Day Two of the Big Dance after a dizzying opening salvo that included upsets and drama galore? The Big Ten went 1-1, with Ohio State winning in OT and Purdue losing a crusher in OT. Today, five Big Ten teams are up, led by No. 1 seed Wisconsin. SBNation.com lays out how the Badgers will win the national title. Hey, you’ve got to like Wisconsin’s chances. Let’s look at a bunch of Friday morning headlines in this post.

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Big Ten links: Could Wisconsin be the one to topple Kentucky?

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The Big Ten has seven teams in the Big Dance and is in search of its first national title since 2000. But Kentucky is the obvious talk of the tourney, as it aims for perfection. Good video here from FOX Sports that looks at two schools with the best shot to derail the Wildcats. Oh, there’s a Big Ten connection, as one of those clubs is … Wisconsin.

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Big Ten links: Badgers take title, White revives Iowa & spring football news

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Watch Wisconsin-Minnesota highlights

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Take a spin around Friday’s Big Ten headlines starting with Wisconsin’s impressive run to the regular season title. Also, we’ve got a great story on how Iowa’s Aaron White revived the Hawkeyes and a few more updates on a handful of Big Ten football teams. Spring football games are less than a month away. Read on.

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Big Ten links: How is the NCAA tourney picture shaping up so far?

Sam Thompson screenshot

Whoa, did you see this crazy play?

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Lots of great stuff in Thursday’s Big Ten links, including a look at what Wednesday’s men’s basketball results men for the tournament bid picture. Also, why is Jim Tressel talking about Jim Harbaugh and Michigan? And if you didn’t see this crazy shot from last night’s Ohio State-Purdue game, watch it. We’re still amazed.

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Big Ten links: Spring breakout players, hoops battles & more

Iowa at Indiana

Watch Iowa-Indiana highlights

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In Thursday’s collection of links from around the Big Ten, we spotlight an interesting look at the expected breakout players in spring football. Also, what does Iowa’s hoops win over Indiana mean (video highlights included)? And here’s an odd tale about an accidental text message sent to a football recruit. Dive in for more.

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Big Ten links: Big win for Gophers, hope for Iowa & a social media story

Minnesota at Michigan State

Watch Minnesota-Michigan State highlights

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Happy Friday! In today’s Big Ten links we review Minnesota’s big win, take look at Iowa’s tourney hopes, and found an interesting IndyStar.com story on the perils of social media. Also, Michigan State’s Mark Hollis is all for discussion of freshman preparedness, but he would vote against ineligibility. Let’s dive in and read some more.

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