2012 Big Ten Tournament

JerShon Cobb goes after a loose ball in Northwestern's loss to Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: Why Northwestern Might Actually Make The NCAA 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.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2012

The Buckeyes celebrate their win over Michigan at the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 3 – What Happened And What It Means

A look at how Saturday’s Big Ten Tournament semifinals played out and what it means for all four teams that played.

03/10/2012

Draymond Green tries to grab a rebound against the Badgers in the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Draymond Green After Advancing To Big Ten Championship

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.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2012

William Buford pulls down a rebound during the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 2 – What Happened And What It Means

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.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Tom Izzo during the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tom Izzo Goes Off On Illinois For Firing Bruce Weber

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.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Wisconsin guard Rob Wilson. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Wisconsin’s Rob Wilson After Dropping 30 On Indiana

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.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

VCU head coach Shaka Smart. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: Ten Possible Illini Head Coaching Candidates

With Bruce Weber officially out the door, here are nine possible Illini head coaching candidates.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber Fired

Bruce Weber was fired from Illinois on Friday morning.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Bill Carmody covers his head during the first round of the NCAA Tournament. (Getty Images)

Hoge: A Bubble-Blasting ­­­­Butchery For Northwestern

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.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Drew Crawford goes up for a layup during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Drew Crawford After Northwestern’s Loss To Minnesota

After Northwestern’s 75-68 to Minnesota Thursday, Drew Crawford met with the media in the locker room.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

John Shurna grabs a rebound during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

VIDEO: John Shurna After Northwestern’s Loss To Minnesota

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.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Bruce Weber looks on during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: For Bruce Weber’s Sake, Pull The Cord Already

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.

03/08/2012

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Bruce Weber’s Emotional Postgame Remarks

Check out this video of Bruce Weber addressing the media of Illinois’ loss.

670 The Score–03/08/2012

Ohio State is going for a Big Ten Tournament three-peat. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Predictions

Adam Hoge gives his predictions for this weekend’s Big Ten Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Preview And Analysis

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.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Draymond Green. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hoge: All-Big Ten And All-American Teams

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):

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

VIEW: 2012 Big Ten Tournament Bracket

Here is the full 2012 Big Ten Tournament bracket with times and television information:

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012

John Shurna. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Shurna’s Heave Comes Up Short, But AD Phillips Still Has Hope

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.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Bruce Weber

Hoge: Bruce Weber Needs A Miracle To Save Job

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.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012