LiveBIG Staff, March 20, 2016

[btn-post-package]The men?s and women?s NCAA basketball tournaments just began, and we?ve already seen plenty of surprises. For the Big Ten, some of those have been pleasant (Indiana) and others not so much (Michigan State).

But no matter how far the women?s and men?s basketball teams in the conference go in the tourney (and even if they didn?t make it this season), their supporters can take pride in how people associated with those programs perform off the court. This round-up of LiveBIG stories with a b-ball bent shows off the Big Ten?s talent waaaayyyy beyond the arc:

Quinn Buckner Helping Hoosiers

IU Knight May Buckner

Another Maryland B-Ball Team Makes a Statement on the Hardcourt


From Fashion to Philanthropy, MSU's Aitch Scores Big

Lauren Aitch

Rutgers Hoops Grad Helping At-Risk Kids


Former Michigan B-Baller Provides a Valuable Assist to Detroit Students


Buckeye Legend Katie Smith Continues Leading


PSU B-Ball Coach and Professor Team Up to Fight Alzheimers