Emma: Long, Slauson Always On GuardKyle Long is the engaging personality, while Matt Slauson is quiet and unassuming.
Emma: NCAA Change Can't Come Soon EnoughMaryland coach Randy Edsall sounded off at media days, saying there needs to be "big changes."
Chicago Area Dodges Worst Of Midwest StormsThough some rain began moving through the Chicago area Wednesday morning, the worst of a damaging storm system headed east from Iowa and Missouri was passing well south of the city and suburbs.
Emma: Let's Finally Accept Big Ten's Eastern ExpansionThe Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
Wisch: NIU Should Push For Big 12 MembershipIn the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Illinois, Northwestern Each Tabbed For BTN Primetime GameBoth squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.
Emma's Big Ten Tournament Primer: Best And Worst Case ScenariosThere's no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.
Watch: Nebraska Player Proposes To Girlfriend In Senior Day SpeechMike Peltz really went out in style in his last home game.
Emma: Tim Miles Has Nebraska Believing Picked to finish last in the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers have the NCAA Tournament in their sights.
Emma's Big Ten Power Rankings: Conference's Bubble Grows LargerSomewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
Northwestern Falls To Nebraska 54-47Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47 Saturday.
Wisch: Until They Don't, Illini Still Control Tourney DestinyIt's crazy to think about, but a late-season hot streak could still put Illinois in the Big Dance.
Illinois Cools Nebraska With 60-49 WinIllinois freshmen Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill combined for 23 points and the Illini ended Nebraska's five-game win streak on Wednesday night, 60-49.
Emma's Big Ten Power Rankings: In Nebraska’s Capital City, A Basketball Program Is Reborn
Illinois Loses To Nebraska 67-58Shavon Shields scored a career-high 33 points, making all 15 of his free throws for Nebraska's best performance at the line in 32 years, and the Cornhuskers defeated Illinois 67-58 on Wednesday night.