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2013 Big Ten Tournament

Bo Ryan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Defying Reason, Bo Ryan Keeps Doing It At Wisconsin

Never one to gloat, Bo Ryan had to stop himself from being too modest Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2013

An Ohio State Buckeye fan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 3 Primer

For the second straight season, the top four seeds at the Big Ten Tournament have advanced to the semifinals. Here’s a quick look at what to watch for Saturday at the United Center:

CBS Chicago–03/16/2013

Jared Berggren. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Defeats Michigan In Big Ten Tournament

Ben Brust scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 22 Wisconsin knocked off sixth-ranked Michigan 68-59 in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday.

670 The Score–03/15/2013

Indiana Hoosiers forward Victor Oladipo dunks the ball against the Illinois Fighting Illini during a quarterfinal game of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Indiana defeated Illinois 80-64. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zeller, Oladipo Lead Hoosiers To 80-64 Win Over Illini

Cody Zeller scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Indiana past Illinois 80-64 Friday in the Big Ten quarterfinals.


The Big Ten Tournament at the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 2 Primer

A quick look at what to watch for Friday as the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals are played in Chicago:

CBS Chicago–03/15/2013

Nik Stauskas puts up a shot over D.J. Newbill (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Beats Penn St 83-66 In Big Ten Tourney

Trey Burke scored 21 points and No. 6 Michigan beat Penn State 83-66 in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday, avenging a shocking loss to the Nittany Lions during the regular season.

670 The Score–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brandon Paul Puts On Show For ‘Super Parents’

When Minnesota guard Austin Hollins stepped out of bounds with 14.6 seconds left in regulation, John Groce had a decision to make.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Illinois players celebrate their over Minnesota. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illini Win On Paul’s Buzzer-Beater

Brandon Paul scored 25 points and hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lead Illinois to a 51-49 victory over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 1 Primer

A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Indiana celebrate a win over Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Big Ten Tournament Bracket Revealed

The Big Ten has released the completed bracket for the Big Ten Tournament, which begins Thursday, March 14 at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2013

Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Wisch: Sold-Out Big Ten Tourney Shows Chicago Should Stay In Mix

In 2006, when Indianapolis beat out Chicago for exclusive rights to host the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament from 2008-12, conference commissioner Jim Delany expressed his hope that a fixed location would help boost attendance for his league’s hoops extravaganza.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2013