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Big Ten Road Wins Hard To Come By

January 5, 2013

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There have been eight Big Ten games in the 2012-13 basketball season and the home team has won six of them, including: Purdue beating No. 11 Illinois 68-61 in West Lafayette, followed by the Illini beating No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 in Champaign (the Buckeyes had beaten Nebraska by 36 in their opener in Columbus). […]

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Daily Big Ten Podcast: Talking Hoops

December 18, 2012

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The good people at Crimson Cast welcomed us on to their new Big Ten Special podcast this week to talk smart about Indiana hoops, the coming Big Ten season, Northwestern’s Big Dance hopes and the groundbreaking Red-Not Red divisional realignment. Click here for a listen: The-Big-Ten-Special. They do a great job over there.

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March Madness Moments: A Big Ten Flavor

December 11, 2012

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The NCAA – in a bid for its highest traffic day in history – today released its 75 all-time March Madness players, 25 all-time March Madness teams and 35 all-time March Madness moments. There are a handful of Big Ten players, teams and moments on the list (along with the NCAA’s commentary): Top 75 Players Scott […]

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Big Ten Power Rankings

December 9, 2012

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The Big Ten is deeper and stronger than ever: Three unbeatens. Six teams in the Top 25. A handful of the best players in the country. But which team is best so far? We take a look below at where they’ve been, what they have done well, what hasn’t gone well and what is ahead. […]

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Big Ten Frosh Among Nation’s Best

December 7, 2012

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John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus has a post up at ESPN Insider (subscription) listing the top 25 freshmen in college basketball. Here are the Big Ten guys mentioned, along with a snippet of his comments: No. 3: Nik Stauskas, Michigan: “His numbers will correct downward, but the larger point is that for a second consecutive […]

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Patterson Won’t Play At Indiana

August 15, 2012

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The Movement has lost a member: Due to failure to meet academic requirements in summer school, former Broad Ripple High School basketball standout Ron Patterson will transfer from Indiana. Patterson’s former AAU coach, Chris Hawkins, said the 6-3 guard had cleared all of the academic hurdles to enroll at Indiana, but did not meet all […]

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McKayla Is Not Impressed By The Watford Shot

August 14, 2012

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Sure Christian Watford won an ESPY, but McKayla is not impressed. (This is our first ever attempt at a Photoshop, so be kind.)

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Bracketology: Offseason 2013 Edition

August 13, 2012

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It’s never too early for Bracketology from Joe Lunardi.

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Coaches Poll: Zeller Most Coveted Player

August 6, 2012

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CBS is asking college basketball a series of questions about players, coaches and programs – and today’s has a distinct Big Ten flavor. They asked 70 coaches, “If you could add any one player to your team for next season, who would it be?” Here are the results: Indiana sophomore Cody Zeller: 35 percent UCLA […]

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Indiana Adds Big Ten Logo To Floor

August 3, 2012

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  Indiana has added the Big Ten logo to the “paint” area that has never had actual paint in Bloomington, according to this Twitter picture shared by @JustinRayWright. It’ll surely cause some consternation among the purists in Indiana, but I imagine they’ll get used to it by the second or third game. Indiana still has […]

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Purdue Recruit Bryson Scott Left Off Core Team

March 22, 2012

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Today, the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association voted on the  the six person core team of juniors for the Indiana All-Star team. Inexplicably, 2013 Purdue recruit Bryson Scott was left off the team.  Scott is widely considered to be the best junior in the state of Indiana, so his exclusion from the core group is a […]

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Purdue Basketball: Year(s) in Review

March 22, 2012

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Well, that was something. I realize that a lot of other fan sites post immediate reactions after sporting events, whether their team wins or loses.  In the 24 hour news cycle that we now enjoy in this day and age, that’s probably the smart thing to do.  Instant gratification, and all that. For me, sometimes […]

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Video: NCAA Final Four Court Being Built

March 21, 2012

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If you like time-lapse videos, the Final Four and basketball courts, you best watch this video – because it has a time-lapse video of the Final Four basketball court being created.

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Shaka Watch 2012

March 19, 2012

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Illini fans have been in a breathless frenzy since VCU’s loss to Indiana in the second round (now the idiotically named third round) in the NCAA Tournament. Following the firing of Bruce Weber, it’s become increasingly obvious that any hire outside of VCU’s Shaka Smart will be seen as a letdown by Illini faithful. As […]

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Sweet 16 Tipoff Times

March 19, 2012

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Here are your Sweet 16 tipoff times: Thursday 7:15 p.m. Wisconsin vs Syracuse 7:47 p.m. Louisville vs Michigan State 9:45 p.m. Cincinnati vs Ohio State 10:17 p.m. Florida vs Marquette (which should make the Wisconsinites happy) Friday 7:15 p.m. Xavier vs Baylor 7:47 p.m. Ohio vs North Carolina (Bobcats players: Please be nice to the […]

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Buckeyes, Badgers, Hoosiers Sweet 16 Bound

March 17, 2012

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Three of the first eight Sweet 16 teams are from the Big Ten. Purdue and Michigan State have a chance to make it 5 of 16 tomorrow. Until then, here’s a look at Saturday’s three wins by the Buckeyes, Badgers and Hoosiers: First star: Christian Watford, 16 points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist. With […]

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