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Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Boilermakers Are Rising

Matt Painter has Purdue on the brink of a return to the tournament.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

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Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Is Indiana For Real?

Stuck in the muck of the Big Ten sits an Indiana team with all the potential to make an NCAA Tournament run or bow out in the NIT.

02/16/2015

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Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Badgers Keep Rolling

Wisconsin is too much for the Big Ten to handle.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

No. 4 Wisconsin Cruises Past Northwestern 81-58

It was Sam Dekker on the outside, and Frank Kaminsky all over the court. Duje Dukan provided a lift when he checked into the game, and Nigel Hayes had his share of positive moments.

01/05/2015

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Kentucky Earns No. 1 Nod In AP Hoops Preseason Poll

Arizona is ranked No. 2, and Wisconsin is No. 3.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. (Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Emma: Quest To Be The Best Is What Drives Wisconsin’s Gordon

“It drives me,” Melvin Gordon says of seeing the other top running backs’ accomplishments.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: High Hopes Don’t Faze Badgers

“We have a lot of expectations of ourselves,”Frank Kaminsky says.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Former Wisconsin coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Wisch: Badgers Shows Us Illini Football Can Be More

Wisconsin was once in the doldrums and is now a Big Ten power.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs against the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half on October 4, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Jackson, Northwestern Beat No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14

Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday.

10/04/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

Howard Moore and Frank Kaminsky. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Finding ‘Frankie’ — Meet The Man Who Discovered Frank Kaminsky

The star of this year’s NCAA Tournament wasn’t heavily recruited. And the man who ultimately found Frank Kaminsky is now the head coach at UIC.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Traevon Jackson of the Wisconsin Badgers drives on Aaron Gordon of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the West Regional Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.

03/29/2014

Sam Dekker of the Wisconsin Badgers dunks the ball as Isaiah Austin of the Baylor Bears looks on in the second half during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Routs Baylor 69-52 To Reach West Final

Ben Brust hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the second-seeded Badgers who jumped to a 14-point lead in the first half and never let up on the overmatched Bears.

03/27/2014

Ben Brust hits a three against American in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brust, Kaminsky Represent The Illinois Products Who Got Away

There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Joseph Bertrand  of the Illinois fights Josh Gasser of the Wisconsin Badgers for a loose ball. (Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 4 Wisconsin Routs No. 23 Illinois 95-70

Ben Brust scored 18 points, Sam Dekker added 17 and No. 4 Wisconsin used a 20-0 run in the first half to easily beat No. 23 Illinois 95-70 on Wednesday night.

01/08/2014

Barry Alvarez.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Wisch: Alvarez’s Wisconsin Remains Blueprint For Illini

here was a time when Wisconsin football was Illinois football.

670 The Score–10/19/2013

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Ole Miss Stuns Wisconsin, Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Since 2002

Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.

03/22/2013

Sam Dekker. (Photo by Jamie

Mississippi Beats Wisconsin 57-46 In NCAA Tourney

Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin 57-46 on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA tournament win since 2002.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2013

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

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

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