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Hoops recap: MSU, Michigan stay perfect in Big Ten

Gary Harris

Matt Costello Two-Handed Jam

Saturday featured a quartet of Big Ten men’s hoops games. Northwestern kicked off the action with an upset win over Indiana at Assembly Hall. Michigan followed with an impressive road win over No. 3 Wisconsin, while Purdue edged out Penn State and Michigan State cruised to a win over Illinois. Michigan and Michigan State remain the only unbeaten teams in Big Ten play this season.

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Gophers send Buckeyes to third straight loss

DeAndre Mathieu

Oto Osenieks Dunk

Richard Pitino notched his first signature win at Minnesota as the Gophers upset No. 11 Ohio State 63-53 on Thursday night in Minneapolis. The victory marked Minnesota’s first win against a ranked opponent this season, while Ohio State dropped its third straight game for the first time since 2009.

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Women's B1G Hoops: Huskers win overtime thriller

Mia Nickson

Nittany Lions Talk Win Over Buckeyes

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

There were three Big Ten women’s basketball games on Thursday night. Penn State kicked off the action with an impressive 66-42 win over Ohio State. Michigan State followed with a 88-72 thumping of Iowa, and Nebraska edged out Minnesota, 88-85 in overtime

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Big Ten Hoops: MSU, Purdue notch road wins

Denzel Valentine

Hammons Powers Through for the Dunk

Super Wednesday was filled with plenty of excitement. No. 4 Michigan State kicked off the action with a 54-40 win over Northwestern. After that, Purdue had an impressive showing in a road win over Illinois.

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B1G hoops roundup: Hoosiers upset Badgers

Noah Vonleh

Crean, Ferrell and Sheehey Talk Win Over Wisconsin

That was a fun night of Big Ten basketball! First, Indiana snapped its 12-game losing streak to Wisconsin and handed the third-ranked Badgers their first loss. After that, Michigan beat Penn State to stay perfect in Big Ten play. Catch up on scores, stats and watch highlights in this post.

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B1G Hoops Roundup: No. 20 Iowa upsets No. 3 Ohio State

Jarrod Uthoff

Nnanna Egwu Alley-Oop Dunk

Sunday featured a trio of Big Ten men’s basketball games. There were two huge upsets as No. 20 Iowa got the best of No. 3 Ohio State in Columbus, while Northwestern upset No. 23 Illinois in Evanston. Purdue held off Nebraska for its first Big Ten win in the other game.

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Saturday hoops reacap: MSU stays perfect in Big Ten

Gary Harris

Branden Dawson Grand Slam

There was doubleheader of Big Ten men’s hoops today on BTN/BTN2Go. Indiana rallied past Penn State, 79-76 in the first game of the day, while Michigan State won a 87-75 overtime thriller over Minnesota in the second game. Catch up on all the scores, stats and highlights in this post.

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B1G roundup: 16-0 Badgers clinch best start

Sam Dekker

Evan Anderson 3-Ponter

BTN featured a doubleheader of Big Ten men’s hoops action on Wednesday night. Minnesota kicked off the night with an 68-65 win over Penn State, while No. 4 Wisconsin carded a 95-70 blowout win over No. 23 Illinois to improve to 16-0, the best start in school history.

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No. 5 Michigan State holds off No. 3 Ohio State in OT

Keith Appling

Ohio State at Michigan State - Men's Basketball Highlights

(AP) Keith Appling made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 29 seconds left and finished with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds to help No. 5 Michigan State beat No. 3 Ohio State 72-68 in overtime Tuesday night after blowing a 17-point lead in the second half.

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Sunday B1G hoops roundup: Badgers improve to 15-0

Roy Devyn Marble

Gabriel Olaseni Huge Lob

Ben Brust scored a game-high 19 points as Wisconsin remained perfect with an impressive 75-71 come-from-behind victory over Iowa on Sunday night. In other Big Ten action, Michigan ran past Northwestern, 74-51, while Minnesota edged Purdue, 82-79.

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B1G roundup: Illinois, MSU, OSU move to 2-0

Branden Dawson

Branden Dawson 1-Hand Jam

Illinois, No. 5 Michigan State and No. 3 Ohio State all improved to 2-0 in Big Ten play with convincing victories Saturday. The Illini took down Penn State, 75-55, the Spartans won at Indiana, 73-56, and the Buckeyes rolled past Nebraska, 84-53.

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B1G roundup: Badgers, Wolverines win

TJ

Top Plays - Wisconsin at Northwestern

The first two Big Ten men’s basketball games of 2014 are in the books. Minnesota and Michigan battled until the Wolverines won 63-60. Jon Horford scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Michigan withstand another loss of one of its star players and beat Minnesota 63-60 on Thursday night.

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B1G hoops roundup: OSU tops Purdue to stay perfect

Rayvonte Rice

Roy Devyn Marble Slams it Down

That was a fun start to the Big Ten conference slate! No. 3 Ohio State held off Purdue, Illinois topped Indiana in overtime, No. 5 Michigan State rallied past Penn State, and No. 22 Iowa took down Nebraska. Catch up on all the action and get video highlight in this post.

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Saturday hoops roundup: Badgers stay unbeaten

Frank Kaminsky

Sam Dekker 1-Handed Alley-oop Dunk

The Big Ten closed out the nonconference season with a 5-1 record on Saturday, highlighted by Wisconsin’s 80-43 win over Prairie View A&M. With the victory, the Badgers finished the nonconference slate with a perfect 13-0 record.

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Friday B1G hoops roundup: Buckeyes remain perfect

Aaron Craft

Lenzelle Smith Throws it Down

The Big Ten went 1-1 in Friday night’s conference hoops action, highlighted by Ohio State’s 71-31 blowout win over Louisiana-Monroe. With the victory, Ohio State finished the non-conference season with a perfect 13-0 record. Northwestern fell to DePaul 57-56 on a last second buzzer-beater in the other Big Ten game on Friday night.

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Sunday hoops roundup: B1G goes for 5 for 5

D.J. Newbill

Marble Lobs to White for the Dunk

The Big Ten went a perfect 5-0 for the second consecutive day Sunday. Indiana (Kennesaw State), Iowa (Ark-Pine Bluff), Northwestern (Brown), Penn State (Mount St. Mary’s) and Purdue (West Virginia) all carded nonconference wins. Catch up on all the stats, scores and select video highlights in this post.

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Saturday hoops roundup: Big Ten goes perfect 5-0

LaQuinton Ross & Aaraon Craft

Illinois at Missouri - Men's Basketball Highlights

There were five Big Ten hoops games on Saturday and the Big Ten made a huge statement, going a perfect 5-0 on the day. No. 5 Michigan State took down Texas in Austin, Illinois sent Missouri to its first loss, and No. 2 Ohio State made an incredible comeback to drop Notre Dame. Nebraska followed with a blowout win over The Citadel, while Michigan closed out the evening with an impressive victory over Stanford.

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Indiana, Minnesota notch Friday victories

NCAA Basketball: Nicholls State at Indiana

Noah Vonleh Dunk

Indiana and Minnesota had their hands full on Friday night, but each Big Ten team escaped with a victory. The Hoosiers topped Nicholls 79-66, while Minnesota edged Nebraska Omaha, 92-79. Catch up on all the action and watch video highlights in this post.

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Ohio State drops Delaware, remains unbeaten

NCAA Basketball: Delaware at Ohio State

Delaware at Ohio State - Men's Basketball Highlights

Ohio State had five players score in double digits Wednesday night as the Buckeyes cruised to a 76-64 victory over Delaware. With the win, Ohio State remains unbeaten, improving to 11-0 on the season. Catch up on all of Wednesday’s action in this post.

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Michigan State, Purdue roll to easy victories

NCAA Basketball: Delaware at Ohio State

Branden Dawson Left-Hand Jam

Michigan State and Purdue cruised to easy victories Tuesday night. The Spartans drilled North Florida, 78-48, while Purdue throttled Maryland Eastern Shore, 79-50. Catch up on all the action and watch video highlights in this post.

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B1G hoops roundup: Badgers remain perfect

Sam Dekker

Pitchford Gets the Putback Slam

It was a busy day of men’s hoops Saturday, as nine Big Ten teams were in action. The conference went 4-5 on the day, highlighted by wins from Nebraska, Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin. Catch up on all the scores, stats, recaps and select video highlights in this post.

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Big Ten hoops: Wisconsin, OSU remain unbeaten

NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Duquesne

Lenzelle Smith Jr. 1-Hand Slam

It was a perfect night for the Big Ten in men’s hoops action. Penn State kicked off the night with an impressive 68-59 win over Duquesne, while both Ohio State and Wisconsin kept their undefeated seasons alive with convincing wins. The Buckeyes cruised to an 86-48 victory over Bryant and the Badgers topped Milwaukee, 78-52.

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Tuesday hoops roundup: B1G goes perfect 3-0

Evan Gordon

Vonleh Throws Down a Dunk

The Big Ten went a perfect 3-0 Tuesday night in men’s hoops action. Indiana cruised to an 81-54 victory over Oakland, while Minnesota topped South Dakota State 75-59 and Illinois edged out a victory over Dartmouth, 72-65. Catch up on all of Tuesday’s action in this post.

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Live: Track Sunday's B1G men's hoops action

After a busy nine-game slate Saturday, there were only two Big Ten men’s basketball games Sunday. Illinois walloped Auburn, 81-62, in Atlanta, while Nebraska is taking on Creighton. Catch up on all of Sunday’s action in this post.

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