staff, February 1, 2012

Once again, I caught up with bracketologiest extraordinaire Jerry Palm for our weekly talk about all things Big Ten and NCAA tournament related. Listen to our conversation in this post. How many Big Ten teams does Palm have in the Big Dance? Are there any No. 1 seeds? I also asked Palm for  his mid-season Big Ten player of the year, coach of the year and freshman of the year.

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Listen to our phone conversation here:

Tom Dienhart, a senior writer for, chats with Jerry Palm each week leading up to the tournament. You can find Dienhart?s work at, follow him on Twitter at @BTNTomDienhart, send a question to his weekly mailbag here, and click here to subscribe to his overall RSS feed.