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No. 19 Michigan State nips upset-minded UL-Lafayette

Keith Appling scored 19 points to help sluggish Michigan State survive a scare and beat Louisiana-Lafayette 63-60 on Sunday. Appling, who has scored at least 17 points in every game except one this season, was 4 for 11 from the field. But he made other plays at key times, hitting 10 free throws and adding six rebounds and five assists for the No. 15 Spartans (5-1).

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Hoops roundup: Minnesota outlasts Stanford

It wasn’t just a Saturday full of Big Ten football. Four Big Ten men’s hoops teams were in action, as well. Minnesota and Wisconsin beat Stanford and Arkansas, respectively, with the former’s coming in overtime. Catch up on all the ction and stats in this post, plus get in-game updates.

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Berggren scores 27 but Badgers fall

Jared Berggren led No. 24 Wisconsin with 27 points and eight rebounds, but it was not enough as the Badgers fell to No. 12 Creighton 84-74 Friday at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas in the Las Vegas Invitational.

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Defense helps send Northwestern to win

Northwestern held TCU to 13-of-49 shooting, as defense led the Wildcats to a 55-31 victory on Friday at South Padre Island Convention Center in South Padre Island in the South Padre Island Invitational.

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Michigan State tops Oakland, 70-52

Denzel Valentine scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Adreian Payne added 15 points and nine boards as they teamed up to lead No. 19 Michigan State to a 70-52 victory  over Oakland on Friday at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing. Michigan State (4-1) shot 52 percent from the field (26-of-50).

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Ohio State blows out UMKC, 91-45

Deshaun Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift No. 3 Ohio State to a 91-45 win over UMKC on Friday at Value City Arena in Columbus. Both Thomas and Shannon Scott played well for Ohio State (4-0).

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Penn State holds off Bucknell

Penn State took home a victory, 60-57 over Bucknell on Friday, despite being without the services of Tim Frazier, who is averaging 16.3 points per game this season. Bucknell (5-1) struggled shooting the ball in the game.

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Hardaway leads Michigan to Preseason NIT title

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 4 Michigan to the Preseason NIT title Friday with a 71-57 win over Kansas State at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Friday's roundup: Tracking Big Ten basketball

Seven Big Ten men’s basketball teams and eight women’s teams had games  today. Get the latest on our men’s college basketball scoreboard and our women’s college basketball scoreboard. For the men, you can see two games on BTN/BTN2GO: UMKC at Ohio State on now and Oakland at Michigan State at 8: 15 p.m ET. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard and get video, stats and recaps in this post.

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Hoops roundup: Illinois wins Maui Invitational

Before Thanksgiving arrived, it was time for some Big Ten men’s basketball. There were a handful of games Wednesday night, including perfect Illinois toppling Butler to claim the Maui Invitational title. Catch up on all the action, get recaps and watch select in-game highlights in this post.

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Tuesday hoops roundup: MSU holds off Boise State

It was a busy day on the Big Ten men’s hardwood Tuesday, as six teams were in action. No. 19 Michigan State got a scare from Boise State but held on for a 74-70 win at the Breslin Center. Track all of tonight’s action, get live updates and watch in-game highlights in this post.

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No. 1 Indiana dominates late, drops Georgia

Victor Oladipo had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 1 Indiana to a 63-53 victory over Georgia on Monday night in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center.

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Paul, Illinois blow out USC, 96-64, in Maui

Brandon Paul scored 26 points and Illinois used a hot first half to ride to an easy 94-64 win over USC Monday night at the Maui Invitational.

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Men's hoops roundup: Spartans roll to easy win

It was a busy day of Big Ten men’s hoops Sunday. There was a total of seven games, including No. 4 Ohio State topping Washington and No. 20 Wisconsin getting revenge against Cornell. Catch up on all the day’s action on our BTN.com scoreboard. Also, get stats, recaps and in-game highlights in this post.

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Iowa rallies from 23 down to beat Gardner-Webb

Aaron White and Josh Oglesby each scored 13 points and Iowa rallied from a 23-point deficit to clip Gardner-Webb 65-56 on Saturday night. The Hawkeyes trailed by as much as 38-15 late in the first half before a 15-0 run cut Gardner-Webb’s lead to eight.

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