1. Evan Turner Headlines List of Big Ten Teams' Ultimate Starting Lineups This Era

    Imagine if Evan Turner had stayed at Ohio State for his senior season and was given the chance to play alongside Aaron Craft, Jared Sullinger, and Deshaun Thomas...

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  2. Aaron Craft and the Rest of the Big Ten's Top Defenders

    Defense and hard-nosed play is what the Big Ten Conference prides itself in. There are both great individual and team defenses in this great conference. I have personally witnessed the two lowest-scoring games in the modern era for the Big Ten...

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  3. Sam Thompson and Other Under-the-Radar NCAA Basketball Reserves to Watch

    While the Big Ten was certainly the deepest league in the entire country this past season, plenty of the top performers in the league aren't back from last year...

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  4. Big Ten Football Predictions for Week 2

    Last weekend, Big Ten teams boasted a 10-2 record while this weeks opponents won nine of their 11 matchups...

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  5. Big Ten Basketball: Ranking the Non-Conference Schedules

    The Big Ten Conference schedule was announced recently, which I highlighted in this article . Before we get too far ahead of ourselves though, I think it's worth looking at each Big Ten team's non-conference schedule...

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  6. Power Ranking Michigan State and Other Big Ten Teams' Conference Schedules

    The Big Ten Conference basketball schedule has now been officially released, giving teams an early look at their conference schedule...

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  7. Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball: Breaking Down the Non-Conference Schedule

    In 2011, the Fighting Illini went into the Big Ten season with only two losses: to UNLV and Missouri. Things only went downhill from there though, as the Illini struggled in league play and finished with a 6-12 conference record...

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  8. Are Zeller, Watford, and Oladipo the Big Ten's Best 'Big Three'?

    LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. While none of the 12 "Big Three" combinations listed here match up with those elite NBA players, I think you get the idea of where this article is going...

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  9. Big Ten Basketball's Look with Leaders and Legends Divisions

    With the addition of Nebraska into the Big Ten Conference in July 2011, the Big Ten expanded to 12 teams. The purpose of this move was so that the conference could split up into two ...

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  10. Matt Roth Done at IU and What It Means to the Hoosiers' Success

    Matt Roth's collegiate basketball career appears to be over, both at Indiana or anywhere else. According to The Hoosier Scoop , Roth is neither taking classes at Indiana or considered a scholarship player for the team...

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  11. 5 Reasons Marquette Won't Miss a Beat Despite Losing Crowder and Johnson-Odom

    Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom were without a doubt the best duo in the Big East last season, but were also one of the top duos in the entire nation...

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  12. Marquette Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Breakdown

    After starting the 2011 campaign with a 10-0 record, the Golden Eagles dropped two of their final three non-conference matchups but still finished with a very respectable 11-2 record...

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  13. Northwestern Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Breakdown

    Northwestern took yet another step forward to their NCAA Tournament aspirations in 2011-12, although they once again fell short...

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  14. Big Ten Football Predictions for Week 1

    With the season kicking off this Thursday, August 30th, it's time to look ahead at the schedule for this opening week of games. Minnesota will be the first Big Ten team to battle on the gridiron, as they play Thursday evening...

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  15. Bracketology Breakdown of Joe Lunardi's Preseason Bracket

    While it may seem ridiculous to predict what the NCAA Tournament bracket will look like seven months in advance, neither Joe Lunardi or myself think so. Lunardi posted his preseason bracketology prediction on Monday, which you can find here ...

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  16. Indiana vs. Purdue: Contrasting the Squads' Starting Lineups

    After three straight seasons of dominance in this rivalry between in-state rivals, the Boilermakers fell to the Hoosiers in both matchups during the 2011-12 season...

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  17. Illinois vs. Northwestern Basketball: Contrasting Each Squads' Starting Lineup

    Over the past three seasons, the Wildcats and Fighting Illini have split the regular season series each year. During that time, all but one of those contests have come down to crucial final possessions that decided the outcome...

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  18. Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Basketball: Contrasting the Squads' Starting Lineups

    Wisconsin currently holds a three-game winning streak in this series between these rival neighbor states up north. Prior to this current streak though, the Golden Gophers had won three consecutive over the Badgers...

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  19. Ranking Big Ten-ACC Challenge Matchups

    After a decade of winning the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, the ACC has dropped the past three challenges and is looking to change that in 2012-13. Unfortunately for the ACC, the Big Ten appears much more loaded for the fourth straight season...

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  20. 5 College Basketball Teams Bound to Underachieve in 2012-13

    The five teams making up this list are five of the most successful teams not only recently, but also in the history of college basketball...

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  21. 5 College Basketball Teams Bound to Overachieve in 2012-13

    During the offseason, all that college basketball fans have to judge the next season by are the preseason rankings...

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  22. 5 Reasons Derrick Nix Can't Fill the Hole Left by Draymond Green

    Draymond Green was the only Spartan on last year's roster who was a four-year player at Michigan State, after Delvon Roe had to retire due to injury and Korie Lucious transferred to Iowa State...

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  23. 5 Reasons Why Bo Ryan's Tumultuous Offseason Will Make Badgers Stronger

    Though Bo Ryan certainly garnered negative attention to both himself and the Wisconsin basketball program this past April, I believe this will only make the Badgers even stronger in 2012-13...

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  24. Michigan vs Michigan State Basketball: Contrasting the Squads' Starting Lineups

    While the two Big Ten squads from the state of Michigan accounted for two-thirds of the Big Ten Championship in 2011-12, it's up for debate whether the same success will hold true during the upcoming season...

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  25. Predicting the Maui Invitational's Recently Released Bracket

    While the 2012 Maui Invitational Field may not be as top-heavy as in recent years, those who make the trip to Hawaii in November will still see a handful of talented teams with postseason aspirations...

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