staff, February 7, 2013

On Saturday night after the men's basketball game between Michigan State and Purdue, BTN airs the next episode of "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013" around 9:30 p.m. ET.

The episode looks at Michigan State forward Adreian Payne, both in the classroom and on the court. Also, get to know Northwestern forward Jared Swopshire who is in his final year of eligibility after already graduating from Louisville. We also visit with Illinois' D.J. Richardson, the latest piece of Champaign's "Peoria Pipeline." Viewers can also watch our usual behind-the-scenes footage, and this weekit's from the Michigan-Indiana game.

This week's show will also air in its regularly scheduled time slot on Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET following the Illinois-Minnesota men's basketball game. Fans can follow the Journey crew on Twitter and Facebook.

Check out these Instagram photos below.

Excellent talk with Adreian Payne of Michigan State. He will be part of our fifth episode of The Journey. Sunday 8pm EST on BTN. #BTNJourney


Can you name the 2 current #B1G players in this childhood pic? Hint: they r no longer on the same team #btnjourney


The Journey was happy to talk to Adreian Payne prior to the Spartans practice #BTNJourney