Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, February 27, 2016

The penultimate Saturday of the regular season included a pair of Big Ten men's basketball games.

[ MORE: Get all of Saturday's scores & stats on our Big Ten scoreboard ]

In the opener, Northwestern walloped Rutgers, 98-59, behind Tre Demps' hot shooting and Alex Olah's double-double.

No. 20 Purdue closed the day's festivities by holding off No. 10 Maryland, 83-79, thanks to a balanced attack that featured five players in double figures.

Watch our favorite plays from Saturday afternoon's action below.


PURDUE 83, MARYLAND 79: A.J. Hammons scored 19 points to lead five Purdue players in double figures, and the 20th-ranked Boilermakers held on for an 83-79 victory over No. 10 Maryland on Saturday. Read full AP recap.


NORTHWESTERN 98, RUTGERS 59: Tre Demps scored 24 points, 17 in the first half, and Alex Olah added 14 points and 10 rebounds, leading Northwestern to a 98-59 win over Rutgers on Saturday. Read full AP recap.