| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:17 AM
The Maryland men's basketball team's dramatic rise this season seemed to put the Terps on the brink of their first appearance in the top 10 of the AP poll since 2002-03. The Big Ten's equally dramatic plunge into mediocrity this season might have hurt...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Figuring out the Big Ten is confounding.
Michigan State, the team picked to finish third in the conference in the preseason media poll, already has four losses. Nebraska, a dark horse choice to win the league, is saddled with four losses as well —...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers.
Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:26 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — His team's performance did not unfold as aesthetically as Chris Collins had projected Tuesday, but the flu-ridden Northwestern coach was quite pleased with the result — a 51-47 victory over Rutgers as the Wildcats won...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:02 PM
The Maryland men's basketball team was collectively clueless about where it was Friday morning as the bus taking the Terps from their hotel to practice here at 47-year-old Mackey Arena rolled onto John R. Wooden Drive.
Even Maryland coach Mark Turgeon,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:35 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. This is what they needed.
Michigan went on the road, challenged a team that was motivated and having a strong season and took away a victory, winning in Happy Valley, 73-64 on Tuesday over Penn State.
It was unexpected given the...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Aimee Spack understood the significance of the moment she sought to preserve for posterity last month after Illinois State defeated New Hampshire 21-18 in a Football Championship Subdivision semifinal in Durham, N.H.
Even if it was momentarily lost on...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:27 AM
James Cambronne did not begin playing basketball until his junior season at Daytona Beach Father Lopez.
Now he is close to doing something no one in the history of the basketball program at Saint Michael's College, an NCAA Division II school in...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan and his players discovered Purdue is once again a smart, feisty and disciplined opponent.
The Boilermakers appear to be on their way back under Matt Painter, but fourth-ranked UW remains the class of the Big Ten....
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:04 PM
History awaited 11th-ranked Maryland here at the State Farm Center. A victory over an Illinois team that had lost its first two Big Ten games and then star guard Rayvonte Rice to a broken hand at practice Monday would have given this year’s Terps...