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Purdue's Basil Smotherman posterizes Rider

Basil Smotherman

Basil Smotherman Throws it Down

Purdue’s Basil Smotherman threw down the kind of dunk that drops jaws in the second half of Sunday’s win over Rider. The freshman drove and exploded for a left-handed posterizing dunk that delighted the Mackey Arena faithful. Former Flyin’ Illini star Stephen Bardo, the color commentator for the game, liked what he saw, too, saying: “Putting Rider on a poster. They’re for the sale in the lobby coming up.”

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Power Rankings: There's a new No. 2 team this week

R.J. Shelton

Big Ten Power Rankings - Nov. 18, 2013

Ohio State remains on top with another impressive victory, but I finally am moving Michigan State past Wisconsin and into the No. 2 spot in my power rankings. Yes, that win at Nebraska was that vital. Sorry, Wisconsin. Without a doubt, there seems to be a big drop between the top three teams and everyone else.

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BCS Standings: Buckeyes remain No. 3, Gophers debut

Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde's Five Touchdowns Against Illinois

Perfect Ohio State remained No. 3 in the latest BCS Standings, released Sunday night. The Buckeyes (.8869) still trail No. 1 Alabama (.9981) and No. 2 Florida State (.9661). Meanwhile, Michigan State and Wisconsin both moved up, to No. 13 and No. 19, respectively, and Minnesota debuted at No. 25. See the full poll in this post, plus the Coaches and AP polls.

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How did we do? Week 12 Big Ten picks revisited

Jake Butt

Michigan at Northwestern - Football Highlights

Before we turn our attention to Week 13, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 12 Big Ten predictions. Stephen Bardo went 5-0 and everyone else went 4-1, missing the Michigan-Northwestern game, meaning Bardo and Sean Merriman are tied atop the standings. Big Ten fans are one game off the pace.

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Reigning NCAA champ IU nips MSU for B1G tourney title

Indiana Championship

Indiana vs. Michigan State - B1G Men's Soccer Championship

The fifth-seeded Indiana men’s soccer team won its 12th Big Ten Tournament Championship in school history after defeating Michigan State, 1-0, in Sunday’s title game at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

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