| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Given a choice between dunkers and and 3-point bombers, I'll take muscle-flexing beasties every time. Which is why I like Purdue's chances for making more postseason noise than Indiana.
The Boilermakers convinced this skeptic when they swept Indiana by...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:26 AM
This has been a long time coming.
For the first time since 1997, the Northwestern women's basketball team will have a winning record in the Big Ten.
Wednesday's 59-51 triumph over No. 21 Nebraska at Welsh-Ryan Arena gave the Wildcats a 10-5 conference...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Until Friday afternoon, please call me Bernard.
I'm at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis for what's called the Mock Selection Exercise, when media members play the role of actual NCAA tournament selection committee members for two days. Bleacher Report'...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:16 PM
When these teams met in East Lansing, Mich., a month ago, 40 minutes were not enough to decide the outcome.
Tuesday night's game at Welsh-Ryan was in the books by halftime. By then, Michigan State had reeled off an absurd 22 consecutive points. The...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Nebraska and Wisconsin will play Saturday for the Freedom Trophy, a fancy new hunk of metal that features a giant American flag. The trophy's nice and all, but here's what would make the game truly special — Nebraska I-back Ameer Abdullah....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:28 PM
It's a convenient storyline: The manically competitive Jim Harbaugh, a man who once reportedly picked on a 10-year-old kid to beat friends at laser tag, is tearing through the Big Ten, flipping recruits to Michigan in his first five weeks on the job....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The Northwestern players exited Ryan Field quickly, ceding their turf to the victorious men in orange and white. As is custom, every Wildcat tapped a sign that says TRUST YOURSELF on their way out.
Truth is, the motto for this Northwestern offseason...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:05 PM
It only took one acrobatic follow shot the other night at Xfinity Center to change the conversation surrounding Mark Turgeon's surprising — and very exciting — Maryland men's basketball team.
If the Terps had lost at home to a pesky...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:54 PM
We'll remember this game for two things: Northwestern coach Chris Collins going bonkers after a blown goaltending call and D'Angelo Russell dropping a Larry Bird (33 points) in a sensational performance.
The freshman guard scored Ohio State's...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Historic votes are nothing new for a city like Washington, D.C.
The capital of our country's political system has hosted its fair share of monumental moments. And while the news out of the NCAA's annual convention Saturday wasn't anywhere as critical as...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Halfway through the ACC basketball schedule, Virginia's first NCAA tournament bid in five years seems, at first blush, assured. The 18-4 Cavaliers are ranked in both national polls, boast quality wins and have no inexplicable defeats.
But there are...