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Tom Crean: Big Ten Twitter King

December 19, 2012

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Tom Crean is the undisputed Twitter king of Big Ten coaches. The frenetic Hoosier coach has more Twitter followers and has Tweeted more than the rest of the Big Ten coaches combined: Coach Followers Following Tweets Tom Crean 98,740 120 5,312 Tim Miles 37,025 59 2,571 John Beilein 14,895 27 314 Tubby Smith 12,487 45 […]

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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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Wisconsin-Syracuse: Bruesewitz Talks Orange

March 22, 2012

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Wonder what Mike Bruesewitz thinks about tonight’s game against Syracuse? You’re in luck!

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Sweet 16: Latest Lines For Big Ten Games

March 21, 2012

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Here’s a look at the latest lines on the four Sweet 16 games involving Big Ten teams, along with our picks.. Wisconsin vs Syracuse Open: -3.5 Current: -3.5 Pick: Wisconsin Cincinnati vs Ohio State Open: Ohio State (-7.5) Current: Ohio State (-7.5) Pick: Ohio State Louisville vs Michigan State Open: Michigan State (-5) Current: Michigan […]

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Sweet 16: Wisconsin Vs Syracuse Preview

March 20, 2012

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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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Off To Sweet 16: Wisconsin Postgame Interviews

March 18, 2012

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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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Are Wisconsinites Sports Bigamists?

March 16, 2012

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In reaction to this Tweet from WTMJ in Milwaukee: I responded, “So? Different fan bases” – which during my time in Wisconsin and since then I have found to be the case (though this is largely based on friendships with Wisconsin alums). WTMJ responded by saying “Multiple polls we’ve taken show a majority of the […]

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Wisconsin: Interviews, Highlights From Win Over Montana

March 16, 2012

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NCAA Tournament: Day One Big Ten Highlights

March 16, 2012

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Tidbits from day one of the NCAA tournament: Star of the day: Deshaun Thomas of Ohio State. 31 points. 12 rebounds. Seven on the offensive end. Beastly. Second star: Jordan Taylor. He had a mere 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 36 minutes. Oh, and no turnovers. Third star: The other Jordan – […]

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Welcome To The Best Day Of The Year

March 15, 2012

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Wisconsin-Montana at 2 p.m. Indiana-New Mexico State at 9:45 p.m. Ohio State-Loyola (Md) at 9:50 p.m. Go BadgersHoosiersBuckeyes!

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Latest Lines On Big Ten NCAA Games

March 13, 2012

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Where‘s the money headed are the lines moving in second first-round games involving Big Ten games in the NCAA tournament? Mostly toward Big Ten teams. The line has gotten at least a half-point bigger in all but the Michigan-Ohio game, with the Michigan State line moving by 2.5 points: Game Open Current Indiana/New Mexico St IU-5.5 […]

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Jay Bilas Snubs The Badgers (Briefly)

March 13, 2012

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Oddly, ESPN’s lyrical college basketball analyst does not include Wisconsin in his final top 68 teams in the country (subscription required). This must be an oversight, since he has Minnesota at No. 57 and Northwestern at No. 53. Other Big Ten teams: Michigan State at No. 4, Ohio State at No. 7, Indiana at No. […]

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Big Ten Tweet Of The Day

March 13, 2012

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The above Tweet comes from Patrick Herb, who runs the official Twitter feed of Wisconsin basketball. Congratulations, Patrick, you have won a free six-month subscription to the Daily Big Ten.

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