BIG Takes: Week 6 Edition

Feb 20, 2019
There was little to no drama this week in the Big Ten which sets up a wild race to the finish. Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State are tied at the top with 12-3 conference records. Maryland is a game ...

What’s wrong with the Hoosiers?

Feb 20, 2019
Whatever is ailing the Indiana basketball team, currently #12 in the Big Ten, has taken their season to its breaking point. After starting the season 12-2 and boasting strong wins over Marquette and L...

Wiesy Outta Here: Hawkeyes win another Thriller

Feb 16, 2019
The Iowa Hawkeyes took the court in Piscataway, NJ tonight against Rutgers. True freshman guard, Joe Wieskamp, would play the hero on this night. This role is often filled by Jordan Bohannon, but Wies...

Iowa @ Rutgers: Game Preview

Feb 16, 2019
Recap: Iowa Once again, the Iowa men’s basketball team has been looking great of late. The Hawkeyes are coming off three straight wins. First, an upset of Michigan at home in which they outpaced...

BIG Takes: Week 5 Edition

Feb 12, 2019
  Week in Review Tuesday night had all the madness Big Ten fans wanted. The top five teams in the league were on display, and as the standings were just a few weeks ago, Michigan and Michigan Sta...

Illinois Basketball: B1G Tournament Champions

Feb 12, 2019
Speak it into existence. Brad Underwood’s squad is trending upward, and while they sit at 9-15, an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament is up for grabs in March. The path to the madness is far f...

Wooden Award Top 20: Part 2

Feb 12, 2019
Part 1 – posted yesterday – included some big names and studs who are putting up crazy numbers. Those ballers have earned their stripes. They are insanely athletic and are having fantastic...

Spartans head to Madison: B1G Preview

Feb 11, 2019
The Michigan State Spartans travel to the Kohl Center on Wednesday to take on the 20th ranked Badgers. Michigan State is 1-3 in their last four games, snapping a 3-game losing streak last Saturday at ...

#SU25 Basketball: Week 16

Feb 11, 2019
The Student Union Difference: #1 team in the country from last week’s poll defeats #3 team, #1 drops in this week’s #SU25 Basketball poll! This week lacked major upsets, but since the last...

Indiana vs #20 Iowa

Feb 7, 2019
What a year it has been for the Big Ten. The twenty in conference games for the Big Ten sure has a way of creating drama throughout the tail end of the season, and the upset wins for Iowa and Indiana ...

#SU25 Basketball: Week (1)5!

Feb 6, 2019
Football season is over, but there is some good news: The Patriots can’t win March Madness. But the Patriots of college basketball find themselves atop our first #SU25 rankings of the regular se...

BIG Takes: Week 4

Feb 5, 2019
Would anybody like to tell me what the heck is going to happen in this last month of the Big Ten? Just two weeks ago, it looked like a clear cut race between Michigan and Michigan State to see who wou...

The Big Ten, March Madness, and My Word

Feb 5, 2019
With Michigan and Michigan State both competing in conference play tonight, there is still some uncertainty in who will claim the Big Ten regular season Championship come early March. Both Teams stand...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: CBB Edition

Feb 1, 2019
It’s college basketball season! Yes, I know that CBB started way back in November, but now that we’re without football, I’ll officially declare it college basketball season. Let̵...

Game Preview: Iowa vs #5 Michigan

Jan 31, 2019
Time for the Hawkeyes to Panic? Iowa has lost two straight, and the world appears to be falling apart in Iowa City because of it. Coming off of a loss to Michigan State, a team that could win it all, ...

Nebraska Basketball Falling off the Map

Jan 31, 2019
All those associated with the Nebraska basketball team hoped this was going to be the year. The year they not only made the NCAA Tournament but win their first ever tournament game.The Huskers returne...

BIG Takes: Week 3

Jan 30, 2019
Two out of the top three teams lost this week with Purdue taking control in their win against Michigan State, to send the Spartans home with their first Big Ten loss of the year. The shocker of the we...

Ethan Happ: Mr. Triple-Double

Jan 26, 2019
Holy shit folks. I’m absolutely dumbfounded. Elation, shock, happiness. Ethan Happ just ended the game against Northwestern with 13 points, 12 boards, and 11 assists which accounts for his 2nd t...

Iowa Basketball: Midseason Review

Jan 22, 2019
SO FAR, SO GOOD. Up to this point, the Iowa men’s basketball season has been a pleasant surprise considering how they looked last year. Compared to a 14-19 record last season (4-14 record agains...

IU/Purdue Battle for the Hoosier State

Jan 19, 2019
There is a huge showdown in West Lafayette happening today. At 2 pm the Hoosiers from Bloomington make the 2 hour drive north to face their instate rivals the Purdue Boilermakers. Let’s get a br...

Wisconsin Basketball Mid Season Review

Jan 16, 2019
Through 17 regular season games the Wisconsin Badgers are 11-6 overall and 5-4 in Big Ten play. Their season to date has been very up and down. The Badgers enjoyed a 5-0 start before falling to #4 Vir...

BIG Takes: Week 1

Jan 16, 2019
The Big Ten is making their case for the best basketball conference, as they bragged five teams in the Monday’s  AP Top 25 poll with four more teams receiving votes. Michigan and Michigan State...

Ohio State Mid Season Review

Jan 16, 2019
The Ohio State mens basketball team is looking to continue their success from last season. The Buckeyes are off to a 12-4 start (2-3 in Big 10) and look to make some noise in the Big10 again this seas...

Big Ten: Strongest Conference in Basketball?

Jan 14, 2019
The Big Ten struggled mightily in basketball last year, fielding only four teams in the NCAA Tournament. However, it is a new year and 2019 looks to be a great one for the Big Ten. As it stands right ...

Purdue Basketball Mid Season Review

Jan 10, 2019
College football is officially over and it’s time for everyone to turn their attention to the rest of the college basketball season. We’re officially at the halfway point and conference pl...

#SU25 Basketball: Preseason

Nov 6, 2018
It’s that time of the year again! The college basketball season tips off tonight with the Champions Classic taking place in Indianapolis. The Kansas Jayhawks take on the Michigan State Spartans,...

Where Are They Now: Aaron Craft

May 21, 2018
When the word “grit” is mentioned, what do most people think of? Do they have thoughts of Saints fullback John Kuhn, leading the way for an electrifying Saints running game? Do they think of Matth...

Purdue… Just not Elite

Mar 24, 2018
Friday night, the Boilermakers watched the Red Raiders of Texas Tech end their season in heartbreaking fashion as Purdue yet again saw their year come to a disappointing conclusion, this time in the S...

BREAKING (Literally): Isaac Haas’s Elbow

Mar 16, 2018
Purdue was riding high following a dominant 74-48 victory over Cal-State Fullerton, but their championship hopes were quickly crushed as they learned the fate of star big man Isaac Haas. Haas, a 7R...

Big Ten Seeding a Problem?

Mar 11, 2018
As we look at the bracket postings, the first thing that comes to mind are the ridiculous matchups that B1G teams got for the first/second round games. Lets look at Purdue for the first of four teams ...

The Future of the Point Forward Position

Mar 7, 2018
So there I was, Thursday, March 1st at Quicken Loans Arena having the pleasure of watching LeBron James face off against my very own Philadelphia 76ers. While enjoying my time at the game, the similar...

Michigan Wolverines: Poised For A Title Run

Mar 6, 2018
For the second straight year, Michigan has won four games in four days to become Big 10 champions. Now back-to-back champions, last year was more surprising, but this year was not really expected. Las...

Rutgers Reconfirms I Am The Smartest Person I Know

Mar 2, 2018
November 10, 2017: I inform the world that Rutgers will be a dominant force in basketball this season. People thought it was an outlandish joke simply to support my Knights. If you read the article th...

B1G Tournament: Day 2

Mar 1, 2018
We’re one day into the Big 10 Tournament and March 1st is finally here. March Madness is coming up quick, Big 10 Network will have live action all day tomorrow, and the Indiana University Greek Life...

Why The Hell Is The B1G Tourney In NYC?

Feb 28, 2018
What the hell was the Big Ten thinking? Now, I get that New York is a very big city and Madison Square Garden is a big name venue, but what the actual hell. The team that is closest to MSG is Rutgers ...

Pair of Buckeyes Win Postseason Awards

Feb 26, 2018
The Big Ten regular season officially wrapped up on Sunday, and the whole conference is now in postseason mode as Michigan State gears up to defend their #1 seed in the conference tournament starting ...

Tuesday’s College Basketball Picks ATS

Feb 13, 2018
Well, how about that for a rough start? Okay, well it wasn’t that rough. In my first picks addition on Monday night, I went 0-2 in the first two games, although I may add that Notre Dame was c...

Michigan State’s Malicious Mess

Jan 26, 2018
But an Outside the Lines investigation has found a pattern of widespread denial, inaction and information suppression of such allegations by officials ranging from campus police to the Spartan athleti...

It’s Time to Talk About Ohio State Basketball

Jan 16, 2018
So about this whole Big Ten situation, maybe it’s not just Purdue and Michigan State. There seems to be a new player in this, and it’s Ohio State. At the beginning of the season, many proj...

WTF is wrong with Northwestern??

Jan 11, 2018
After being the lone Power 5 Conference team to never receive a bid to the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern finally sealed the deal last year with a trip to the Big Dance. In his fourth season, head coac...

De’Ron Davis to miss rest of season

Jan 11, 2018
Head coach Archie Miller and the Indiana Hoosiers were dealt a huge blow Wednesday morning when it was announced that sophomore center De’Ron Davis will miss the rest of the season after undergo...

Reggie Lynch facing more sexual assault allegations

Jan 10, 2018
Reggie Lynch, reigning Big 10 Defensive Player of the Year and starting center for the Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball team, is again facing multiple allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. ...

Santa’s List for the Big Ten

Dec 24, 2017
The holidays are a wonderful, yet stressful time of year. People are frantically buying gifts and groceries to fulfill their families hopes and joys. The stress is all for nothing, because year after ...