| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:41 AM
TV: Noon Sunday; BTN.
Records: Indiana 13-4, 3-1 Big Ten; Illinois 12-6, 2-3.
Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois has had Indiana's number lately, winning five straight at home against the Hoosiers and 11 of the last 12 in Champaign. The Illini have...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:09 PM
This isn't how Illinois would look at this point of the season in coach John Groce's preseason vision.
It's a safe bet Indiana coach Tom Crean didn't see the Hoosiers' lineup as it now exists.
Both coaches are operating and adapting in a new reality....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:21 PM
NEW HAVEN — As "The Star-Spangled Banner" was being sung before the start of the Walter Camp brunch Friday, no one was more serious with hand over heart than Clemson wide receiver Daniel Rodriguez.
The walk-on from Virginia is receiving an award...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Word spread quickly through the ranks of Big Ten men's basketball student managers within hours after Maryland had played — and won — its first game at Michigan State.
Joe Baker, a junior who is the head manager at Purdue, saw a message on a...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:05 PM
What freshman point guard Melo Trimble has done so far for Maryland has picked up traction nationally.
Trimble -- who leads the 14th-ranked Terps in scoring (15.7) and leads the country in both free throws made (120) and attempted (136) -- made the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:00 PM
More Illinois students have gulped hard at the rocketing cost of a University of Illinois diploma, which is up 71 percent in a decade. The number of accepted in-state applicants who decide to enroll at the university has declined. They're going elsewhere,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:20 AM
SKOKIE — Like many highly-regarded female basketball players in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hilma Mededovic encountered a crossroads when she considered her future.
Universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina — where Mededovic was part of the country&...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:34 PM
Eric Anderson's coach was always looking for something more.
Eric Anderson's mother was always afraid to look.
So a case can be made that the two most influential people in Eric Anderson's young life were not able to enjoy his almost incredible...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Big Ten Network analyst Jim Jackson said last week that Wisconsin was “head and shoulders” above the rest of the teams in the league.
After watching courtside as No. 12 Maryland beat Minnesota, 70-58, at Xfinity Center on Saturday, Jackson...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:50 PM
EAST LANSING, Mich. The Branden Dawson strip and steal led to the Lourawls (Tum Tum) Nairn jump shot, and the Nairn cross-court pass led to the Bryn Forbes 3-pointer.
The Travis Trice lob to Gavin Schilling for a left-handed power flush led to the Tom...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Minnesota men's basketball coach Richard Pitino didn't seemed too shocked by the outcome of Saturday's game at Maryland. As nervous as Terps coach Mark Turgeon appeared before the Big Ten home opener, Pitino knew his Golden Gophers had a difficult task...