Brandon Paul scored 17 points, Tracy Adams added 13 and No. 10 Illinois pulled away late to remain unbeaten with a 66-53 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday night.
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It’s time to take a look back at BTN.com’s most-watched videos of the past week. One look at this top 10 list, and it’s clear people like watching Ohio State’s Sam Thompson dunk. Four of his slams land on the countdown, including his windmill Saturday afternoon.
Every week this season, BTN.com’s Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) and Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) offered their predictions for each Big Ten football game and provided polls for fans to pick their winners. We’re doing the same this bowl season. Heading into the games, BTN.com fans are atop the season standings, two games ahead of Dienhart. See our bowl predictions and choose your winners in this post.
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Keith Appling matched a career high with 25 points to lead No. 19 Michigan State to a 92-56 win over Tuskegee on Saturday night at Jenison Field House, where the “Game of Change” was held during the 1963 NCAA tournament.
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Of late, Sam Thompson is turning each Ohio State game into his personal highlight reel. There was this from Wednesday night, and this from last Saturday. Thompson dropped more jaws in Saturday afternoon’s 90-72 win over UNC Asheville, this time breaking out a windmill dunk on a fastbreak. Watch the dunk right here.
Walk-on Alex Barlow made a spinning 6-foot jumper with 6.1 seconds left in overtime and Butler toppled No. 1 Indiana 88-86 Saturday in the Crossroads Classic. Barlow had scored only 12 points all season. The Bulldogs (8-2) handed the Hoosiers their first loss and beat a top-ranked team for the first time in school history.