Brent Yarina, BTN.com Senior Editor, February 28, 2016
The penultimate Sunday of the Big Ten men's basketball season featured a quartet of games.
Catch up on all of Sunday's action on our Big Ten scoreboard.
Ohio State upset No. 8 Iowa, 68-64, to keep its NCAA tourney hopes alive and highlight the day's games.
In other action, No. 6 Michigan State rolled Penn State, 88-57, behind another all-around effort from star Denzel Valentine (19 points, eight rebounds, six assists), Wisconsin took down Michigan, 68-57, to register its 10th win in its last 11 games, and Illinois rallied to knock off shorthanded Minnesota, 84-71.
MICHIGAN STATE 88, PENN STATE 57: Denzel Valentine started slow and finished strong with 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help the sixth-ranked Spartans beat the Nittany Lions 88-57. Read full AP recap.
OHIO STATE 68, IOWA 64: Marc Loving scored 25 points, including both ends of a 1-and-1 with less than 2 seconds to go, and Ohio State rallied from a late deficit to stun No. 8 Iowa 68-64 on Sunday. Read full AP recap.
WISCONSIN 68, MICHIGAN 57: Bronson Koenig scored 19 points, and Ethan Happ helped trigger a second-half surge with clutch plays on both ends of the floor in Wisconsin's 68-57 victory Sunday over Michigan. Read full AP recap.
ILLINOIS 84, MINNESOTA 71: Kendrick Nunn scored 25, Malcolm Hill added 22 points with seven rebounds and five assists and Illinois beat Minnesota 84-71 Sunday night. Read full AP recap.