Gary Harris’ Return Means Michigan State Will Be Big Ten’s Best

Gary Harris Michigan State Spartans

Tom Izzo is getting the kind of news a lot of his colleagues don’t hear to often these days. Despite being projected as a lottery pick in June’s NBA Draft, Gary Harris, the Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Year, announced today that he’ll […]

Matt Painter’s Purdue Boilermakers Part With Three Players

Matt Painter Purdue Boilermakers

Addition by subtraction. That’s the mindset of Purdue coach Matt Painter these days. In the last week, Painter has seen his 2013-14 roster drastically change as three players – Sandi Marcius, Jacob Lawson and Anthony Johnson – have been granted […]

Sandi Marcius To Transfer From Purdue

Sandi Marcius Purdue Boilermakers

Sandi Marcius came on late in the season for Matt Painter’s Purdue Boilermakers and became a viable option in the post down the stretch. Despite his late-season surge, Marcius has decided it would be in his best interest to transfer […]

IU’s Cody Zeller Follows Victor Oladipo To NBA

Cody Zeller Indiana Hoosiers

Imagine being ranked preseason No. 1 and six months later being a team that the following season might have trouble cracking the top-25 when the polls come out in November of 2013. That’s where Indiana finds itself today after big […]

Indiana’s Victor Oladipo Makes It Official, Headed To NBA

Victor Oladipo Indiana Hoosiers

Victor Oladipo, the first-team All-American from Indiana, did what everyone expected him to do and what he needed to do today when he announced his intention to enter the NBA, foregoing his final year of eligibility. The junior’s draft stock […]

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery Steaming Mad And For Good Reason

Fran McCaffery Iowa Hawkeyes

You had to feel for Iowa coach Fran McCaffery as he took his position at the table to address the media in the postgame press conference. McCaffery wanted to go off on how his team had just got the shaft […]

Might Minnesota’s Tubby Smith Be On His Way Out?

Tubby Smith Minnesota Golden Gophers

After the 2012-13 season, there could be a couple coaching changes in the Big Ten and one of them might involve a coach that could have coached his final conference tournament game this afternoon. As I’m in Chicago this weekend […]

Expect Indiana-Michigan To Be Very Heated Rivalry Going Forward

Victor Oladipo Indiana Hoosiers

There’s another fierce rivalry brewing in the Big Ten. It’s Indiana-Michigan. The two are coming off a classic Sunday in Ann Arbor, but it was what happened immediately following the conclusion of the Hoosiers’ 72-71 win that added fuel to […]

Notre Dame Off To Big Apple As No. 6 Seed In Big East Tournament

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

It’s been an up-and-down last five weeks for Mike Brey’s Notre Dame basketball team, but he’s hopeful the Fighting Irish will get hot in the postseason beginning later this week in the Big East Tournament. Notre Dame’s record of 23-8 […]

Purdue Boilermakers Could Be Dark Horse In Big Ten Tourney

Terone Johnson Purdue Boilermakers

If you’re looking for the dark horse of dark horses emerging at this week’s Big Ten Tournament, look no further than the Purdue Boilermakers. Yes, that’s right the same Purdue team that lost to Indiana by 37 points on its […]

Notre Dame’s Jack Cooley Deserving Of All-Big East Honors

Jack Cooley Notre Dame

As Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley’s career comes to close, it would be very fitting if the Glenview, Ill., was propelled into the postseason by being named first-team All-Big East. The 6-foot-9, 246-pounder sure has had a senior season worthy […]

Purdue’s A.J. Hammons Can Be As Good As He Wants To Be

A.J. Hammons Purdue Boilermakers

When the All-Big Ten teams are released Monday, you won’t see 7-foot Purdue freshman A.J. Hammons listed. Hammons hasn’t been good enough to deserve such acclaim. Not yet anyway. In a league dominated by future NBA players, Hammons has been […]