Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, March 16, 2013

If it's highlights you're looking for, the Big Ten tourney was the place to be. From Brandon Paul's buzzer-beater in Thursday's opening round to Keith Appling's drive and posterizing dunk on Friday, there was no shortage of highlight-reel plays. Watch some of our favorite Big Ten tourney plays from the first three days in this post.


Evan Ravenel finds Deshaun Thomas for reverse layup:

Sam Thompson soars for dunk to open title game:


Adreian Payne elevates for putback:

Sam Dekker turns Ryan Evans block into transition And-1:

Victor Oladipo sets up Cody Zeller And-1 dunk:


Gary Harris drives for powerful one-hander:

Keith Appling explodes, posterizes Melsahn Basabe:

Michigan State steal results in high-flying Adreian Payne alley-oop:

Melsahn Basabe rises for big-time swat:

Sam Thompson jumps out of gym for alley-oop:

Trey Burke finds Tim Hardaway Jr. for alley-oop:

Victor Oladipo delights with late 360:

Cody Zeller picks pocket, goes for coast-to-coast layup:


Eric May goes coast-to-coast for powerful one-hander:

Brandon Ubel bounce pass leads to David Rivers dunk:

D.J. Newbill crosses over Trey Burke, hits jumper:

Brandon Paul beats the buzzer, Minnesota:

Trevor Mbakwe throws down lefty putback: