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Miles Bridges, Tom Izzo's 'Blue Collar Blue Chipper,' returns for sophomore season

When Miles Bridges announced that he wanted to address the Spartan faithful, it was impossible to believe he was going to pull a "LeBron" and tell everyone that he was going to "take his talents to the NBA." Bridges' "Decision" turned out to be one of the coolest things I've seen in a long time.

Crispin: Time to value process of building true winning culture

In the Twitter and message board era, there's even more pressure on big-time coaches. BTN analyst Jon Crispin hopes fans and administrators take notice and place more value on the process of building a true winning culture that these coaches are responsible for developing and maintaining.

Power Rankings: Nebraska rises to No. 8 in Jon Cripsin's latest poll

It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.

Power Rankings: Purdue claims No. 1 spot in Jon Crispin's poll

For the third week in a row, there's a different team atop Jon Crispin's Big Ten Power Rankings. This week, it's Purdue, winner of of six of seven, claiming the top spot, replacing Wisconsin, which took over for Maryland the week before.

Power Rankings: Maryland jumps Wisconsin for top spot in Jon Crispin's poll

It's getting harder and harder to ignore what Mark Turgeon's young and talented team is doing. What it's done is rattle off a 19-2 record, including a 7-1 clip in Big Ten play, to little fanfare. That's changing, at least in Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings.

Power Rankings: Wisconsin returns to top of Jon Crispin's list

Yet another crazy week in the Big Ten, and that's led to some serious movement in BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. See his full list, which is now topped by Wisconsin, inside.

Power Rankings: Purdue takes No. 1 spot, Minnesota jumps to No. 3

It's Monday, and that means it's time for me to release my latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal. Spoiler: There's a new No. 1 (Purdue), while Northwestern and surging Minnesota are the biggest risers.

Power Rankings: Michigan State ascends to No. 4 in Jon Crispin's list

It was a wild first week of Big Ten conference play. Just three teams remain undefeated, with Michigan State and Nebraska at 2-0. The craziness impacted Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, which you can find inside.