2012 Big Ten Tournament
At this point, we know Northwestern’s resume. The Cats have no bad losses, but are only 1-10 in opportunities to get a marquee win. They have an RPI of 60.
A look at how Saturday’s Big Ten Tournament semifinals played out and what it means for all four teams that played.
After a slow start that resulted in a 20-9 deficit, the Michigan State Spartans went on a 26-5 run to close the first half and never looked back in a 65-52 win over the Wisconsin Badgers Saturday at the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
It figures that in a tournament that was completely up for grabs, the top four seeds advanced to the semifinals for the first time in Big Ten Tournament history.
After addressing the game, Izzo set aside time to specifically address Illinois’ decision to fire Bruce Weber. And wow, he had a lot to say.
Wisconsin senior guard Rob Wilson has always had a lot of talent, but for various reasons, he’s never been able to consistently crack Bo Ryan’s rotation.
With Bruce Weber officially out the door, here are nine possible Illini head coaching candidates.
Bruce Weber was fired from Illinois on Friday morning.
Barring a collective sympathy vote by the NCAA Selection Tournament Committee, the Wildcats will likely be – and should be – on the outside looking in on Selection Sunday.
After Northwestern’s 75-68 to Minnesota Thursday, Drew Crawford met with the media in the locker room.
John Shurna met with the media in the locker room and talked about whether or not he thinks the Wildcats still have a shot at the NCAA Tournament.
As he sat at the podium, his face beat red and his hoarse voice even raspier than usual, one could only hope someone has the decency to unplug the life support soon.
Check out this video of Bruce Weber addressing the media of Illinois’ loss.
Adam Hoge gives his predictions for this weekend’s Big Ten Tournament.
A look at what’s at stake for all 12 Big Ten teams as well as a look at the best matchups and other analysis.
Here are my All-Big Ten teams as well as my official USBWA All-American ballot and my votes for the Oscar Robinson Trophy (player of the year), Henry Iba Award (coach for the year) and Wayman Tisdale Award (freshman of the year):
Here is the full 2012 Big Ten Tournament bracket with times and television information:
A 22-ounce basketball never carried so much weight for a program that desperately needed it to find its way inside the 18-inch diameter of the rim.
According to multiple sources, key Illini boosters have made it clear to Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas that Weber’s $3.9 million buyout should not stand in the way of making a change.
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