1. Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan Wolverines: Who Has Most to Lose in B1G Showdown?

    As entertaining as the first meeting between the Indiana Hoosiers and Michigan Wolverines proved to be on Feb...

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  2. Indiana Basketball: Hoosiers Suddenly Facing More Questions Than Answers

    So much for the joy of Senior Night. Three seniors—Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford, and Derek Elston—played their final game at Assembly Hall on Tuesday night, with ...

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  3. Big Ten Basketball: Final Predictions for B1G Awards

    The only thing more congested than the Big Ten title race may be the various conference award races. In particular, the Big Ten’s Player of the Year race has been as hotly contested and analyzed as any in the sport, and for good reason...

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  4. Big Ten Basketball: Ranking the 10 Most Underrated B1G Players

    There are four to five potential lottery picks within the Big Ten this season who've been hoarding all the headlines and stealing all the photo opportunities. This list isn't for them (Sorry, Mr...

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  5. Michigan Basketball: Why Another Loss to Michigan State Would Be Devastating

    As far as debilitating losses go, Michigan’s 23-point setback against the Spartans in East Lansing was as low as the Wolverines have been all season...

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  6. Will Indiana Be Michigan State's Kryptonite This Season?

    There’s a lot to like about Tom Izzo’s Spartans, currently ninth in the country and second in the Big Ten. They’re big, they’re experienced and they’ ve got Izzo calling the shots, which is always an advantage...

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  7. Michigan Basketball: Will Wolverines Sink or Swim in Brutal Closing Schedule?

    As turbulent a path as the beginning of February proved to be for Michigan, it appears that the Wolverines have stabilized with just four games remaining...

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  8. Big Ten Basketball: The Most Glaring Flaw for Every B1G Team

    Make no mistake, every team has flaws. Even the vaunted Hoosiers, the best team in the country, have exploitable weaknesses...

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  9. Big Ten Basketball: Predicting Which Teams Will Be Better Next Year

    For B1G teams still in the thick of the national title race or fanbases eagerly awaiting next fall, let this serve as a reminder to you: There's always next year, regardless if it's still this year...

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  10. Ohio State Basketball: Why Buckeye Defense Will Determine Postseason Run

    The Buckeyes' defense couldn't have gotten much worse. Ohio State’s 71-49 loss last Sunday to Wisconsin represented the low point of the season so far...

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  11. Michigan Basketball: How Wolverines Can Break Through Freshman Wall

    Every freshman goes through it, and Michigan’s five aren ’t exempt. Nearly every newcomer hits the proverbial “wall” in one way or another because ...

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  12. Indiana Basketball: Why Victor Oladipo Is the Favorite for Player of the Year

    It’s easy for Tom Crean to gush about his star, Victor Oladipo. Coaches are expected to tout their players, especially those that are as exceptionally capable as the 6’5’’ junior...

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  13. Big Ten Basketball: Which B1G Program Is Best Built for Long-Term Success?

    Check your inhibitions at the door. Regardless of roster turnover, off-the-court issues, injuries or inexperience, the Michigan State Spartans will be competitive. Book it...

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  14. Ohio State Basketball: Where Has the Defense Gone?

    Coming into Sunday’s game at Wisconsin, the Ohio State Buckeyes had everything to play for. They were tied with the Badgers and the Wolverines for third in the Big Ten ...

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  15. Wisconsin Basketball: How to Beat the Badgers at Their Own Game

    In what was supposed to be a “down year” in Madison, coach Bo Ryan has the No. 19 Badgers two games out of first place in the conference standings with less than a month left...

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  16. Michigan State Basketball: Complete Guide to Surviving B1G Gauntlet

    The Big Ten has been kind to Michigan State so far this season, something few other teams can say with just five games remaining. The Spartans have suffered just two losses in conference play and sit tied atop the B1G with Indiana at 11-2...

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  17. Big Ten Basketball: Ranking the 5 Best Glue Guys in the League

    A “glue guy” is one of the most ambiguous, indefinable terms in the lexicon of college basketball, and yet every winning team seems to have one...

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  18. Indiana Basketball: Hoosier Seniors Enjoying Sweet Revenge on B1G Foes

    You don’t have to remind Hoosier seniors Christian Watford and Jordan Hulls about their first two years in Bloomington , when Indiana lost a combined 41 games...

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  19. Big Ten Basketball: NBA Comparisons for Top 10 B1G Stars

    Last year, only four players from the Big Ten were selected throughout the entire NBA draft. This year, it would be a shock if any less than that were taken in the first-round alone...

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  20. Who Has the Better Defense: Wisconsin or Ohio State?

    Defense is ugly. It breaks up the rhythm of the game and inhibits free-flowing offenses. Irreverent to perception, the Buckeyes and the Badgers embrace it. Both programs will make their case for the top Big Ten defense when they face off 12:00 p...

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  21. Michigan Basketball: How Lack of Size Dooms Wolverines Against Elite Teams

    The Wolverines have problems. Not the type of problems that can be cured by rest, or coaching or practice, but the type of problems that you can’t teach. They don’t have size...

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  22. Wisconsin Basketball: The Giant Killer No One Wants to Face in March

    Rarely do opponents shudder at the prospect of facing Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament. Why should they? The Badgers aren ’t known for their talent, aren ’t recognized ...

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  23. Big Ten Basketball: Predicting the Final Standings in Wild B1G Season

    No team is safe. At least that's what we learned this past week. Just when we thought Indiana and Michigan were beginning to separate from the pack, the Hoosiers were upset by an ...

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  24. Big Ten Basketball: Ranking the 10 Biggest Surprises in the B1G This Season

    The Big Ten entered the season as the unquestioned power conference in the country. All the coaches spoke about the league’s depth at Big Ten media day and collectively wondered ...

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  25. Indiana Basketball: 4 Warning Signs from Hoosiers' 3 Losses

    It’s not easy being hunted. The Hoosiers can attest to that. As one of the premier teams in the NCAA, Indiana should expect every team’s best shot—and should therefore be prepared...

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