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John Shurna

Hoge: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch 1.0

Selection Sunday is just a little over two weeks away. Here’s the latest look at which teams are in good shape, which teams have work to do and which teams are in serious trouble:

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

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No. 7 Michigan St. Holds Off Pesky Purdue 76-62

Draymond Green had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Austin Thornton scored a career-high 17 points to lead No. 7 Michigan State past short-handed Purdue 76-62 Sunday.

02/19/2012

Kelsey Barlow

Purdue Dismisses Barlow From Program, Suspends Byrd 1 Game

Purdue has kicked guard Kelsey Barlow off the men’s basketball team and suspended D.J. Byrd for a game following an incident at a bar early Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Purdue guard D.J. Byrd. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Purdue’s D.J. Byrd Arrested On Public Intoxication

Purdue guard D.J. Byrd was arrested overnight and accused of public intoxication.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Bruce Weber Issues Statement: ‘I Spoke Out Of Frustration’

Illinois head coach Bruce Weber issued a statement Thursday to further explain the comments he made after Wednesday’s loss to Purdue.

02/16/2012

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Purdue, Hummel Hold Off Illinois 67-62

Robbie Hummel scored 19 points and three other Boilermakers scored in double figures Wednesday night, helping Purdue hold off struggling Illinois 67-62.

02/15/2012

Mark Barkley and the USC Trojans will be a preseason favorite next year. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hoge: Way Too Early 2012 College Football Top 25

Adam Hoge takes an early look at the 2012 college football season and reveals his top 25 teams for next season.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Basketball Generic

Barlow’s 14 Points Lead Purdue Over Illinois 75-60

Robbie Hummel didn’t have to do his usual damage for Purdue to overwhelm Illinois.

12/31/2011

Players from the Purdue Boilermakers run on the court as a Purdue cheerleader waves a flag prior to taking on the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Purdue Beats Western Michigan 37-32 In Pizza Bowl

Perhaps empowered by getting a contract extension recently, Purdue coach Danny Hope made the gutsy decision to go for two onside kicks in the first half and both gambles paid off for the Boilermakers in a 37-32 win over Western Michigan on Tuesday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.

12/27/2011

Kirk Cousins. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 14 Big Ten Bowl Projections

The last week of bowl projections before bids come out next Sunday. See which teams moved around this week.

11/28/2011

Stephfin Green and the Nittany Lions head to Madison Saturday with their Rose Bowl hopes still alive. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 13 Big Ten Football Report

In one division, the Big Ten is getting exactly what it wanted when it added Nebraska and split the conference in two divisions to create a conference championship game.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2011

Russell Wilson and the Wisconsin Badgers. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 13 Big Ten Bowl Projections

The Big Ten might be out of the national title hunt, but the conference still benefitted from this weekend’s BCS craziness.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Taylor Martinez is the key to Nebraska's 2012 season. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 12 Big Ten Football Report

Nebraska and Michigan are still in the hunt for the Big Ten title, but Saturday’s clash in Ann Arbor also has a BCS twist.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

Nathan Scheelhaase (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 12 Big Ten Bowl Projections

With two weeks to go in the regular season, it’s time to start sorting out the Big Ten’s bowl picture.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Joe Paterno looks on during his final practice at Penn State before being fired last November. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 11 Big Ten Football Report

There are some good ones this weekend and Penn State-Nebraska was going to be a big game even before all these horrible allegations came out.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

The Hawkeyes celebrate a touchdown at Penn State. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 10 Big Ten Football Report

Here’s a crazy, but true thought: Iowa could still play in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Silas Redd (No. 25) celebrates a touchdown against Illinois in 2011. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hoge: Handicapping A Crazy Big Ten Race

All 12 Big Ten teams have played at least half of their conference schedules and seven teams are still realistically in the hunt for a trip to the first ever Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Taylor Martinez is the key to Nebraska's 2012 season. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Week 9 Big Ten Football Report

While the Badgers will once against lace them up under the lights Saturday — this time at Ohio State — it’s the Spartans that are playing in the game of the week.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Jared Sullinger

Hoge: Big Ten Basketball Media Day Round-Up

One thing is clear as the 2011-12 college basketball season begins: In the Big Ten, it’s Ohio State and everyone else.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Illini helmet logo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Terbush Helps Purdue Upset No. 23 Illinois 21-14

The Boilermakers (4-3, 2-1 Big Ten) finally got the quality win they needed with a 21-14 victory over No. 23 Illinois on Saturday – Purdue’s first win over a ranked team since beating then-No. 7 Ohio State in 2009.

10/22/2011

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