Sean Merriman, web editor, December 10, 2015

There were two Big Ten men's basketball games on the slate Thursday night.

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Penn State began the night with an impressive 81-67 win over Canisius, while Iowa followed with a heartbreaking 83-82 loss to in-state rival Iowa State.

There were several outstanding plays in Thursday's games, and we were able to capture the best of the best.

Here is a look at some of the top highlights from Thursday's Big Ten men's basketball action.

Jarrod Uthoff ties a career-high with this shot

Josh Reaves with the steal and the one-handed slam

Josh Reaves throws down a big breakaway dunk