There’s no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.
Somewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
Northwestern’s stealing the Big Ten headlines as others falter.
After Indiana’s 72-71 win over Michigan, Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean had a heated exchanged with Wolverines assistant Jeff Meyer.
Cody Zeller had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 2 Indiana beat Northwestern 67-59 Sunday.
We’ll start with this: Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach Tom Crean is making just shy of $2 million this season.
Indiana is back on top of the college basketball world. At least to start the season.
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):
Cody Zeller scored 18 points and Victor Oladipo added 13, leading No. 18 Indiana past No. 5 Michigan State 70-55 on Tuesday night, its third victory over a top five team this season.
Christian Watford rediscovered his shooting stroke with 12 points for 23rd-ranked Indiana, and the Hoosiers blew out sputtering Minnesota 69-50 on Sunday.
Cody Zeller kept Indiana in the game Wednesday night. Verdell Jones’ late charge proved to be the difference.