It's Monday, and that means it's time to release my updated Big Ten Player Rankings. Not a ton of movement in this latest installment, although there is one new name: Minnesota's Jordan Murphy, who has been playing out of his mind.
This is a giant week on the hardwood, Big Ten fans. By week's end, we should have a much better idea of how the Big Ten title race will break down. As we enter Wednesday night's action, Jess Settles takes a look at Maryland's important week, Derrick Walton Jr.'s torrid play and Nebraska's improvement.
While Caleb Swanigan continues to pad his lead in the race for 2017 Big Ten Player of Year, perhaps, no one is playing better than Derrick Walton Jr.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. No surprise here: Purdue star Caleb Swanigan remains atop the list, just ahead of Wisconsin's Ethan Happ and Michigan State's Miles Bridges, who continues his weekly ascent.
As we near the midpoint of the conference season, Jess Settles' Big Ten Player Rankings continue to be fluid. This week, Michigan State high-flyer Miles Bridges, the two-time reigning Big Ten freshman of the week, is the biggest mover, going from No. 9 to No. 5.
Three weeks of Big Ten play down, and it's still all about Purdue star Caleb Swanigan on BTN analyst Jess Settles' Big Ten Player Rankings. See his latest full list inside.
Emerging trends and key injuries taking a toll are among three things on BTN basketball analyst Jess Settles' mind in Week 3 of conference play.
The No. 1 player in my Big Ten Player Rankings is a no-brainer. It's Purdue star Caleb Swanigan, once again, and it's not even close. The rest of my list is a little more debatable.
Before Wisconsin and Indiana tip off the second week of Big Ten play Tuesday night, let's take a look at three of the biggest things on BTN analyst Jess Settles' mind following a wild and unexpected opening week.
There's a trio of players making debuts on Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings, including Nebraska's backcourt tandem. See the full list inside.