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  1. Maryland-Syracuse: Tale of the tape

    Brian Bennett

    Saturday's Maryland-Syracuse game at the Carrier Dome has all the makings of a delicious matchup -- if it were taking place on a basketball court. So, OK, these two schools are known more for their basketball. But the relative new ACC member and t...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  2. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    It's Monday afternoon, which means it's time for more of your emails. Keep them coming. S.H. Tan from Singapore writes: Now that UConn is in the championship game for both NCAA men's and women's basketball, should the B1G grab the Huskies before t...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. B1G coaches tourney results: Game 9

    Brian Bennett

    It's championship Monday in the NCAA basketball tournament. And we're ready to announce the first participant in our all-time Big Ten coaches tournament championship game. Our opening semifinal game pitted No. 3 seed Nebraska's Tom Osborne vs. No....

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. B1G coaches tourney results: Game 5

    Brian Bennett

    The Final Four field was determined this past weekend. Not just in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, but in our own version of March Madness: the all-time Big Ten coaches tournament. Our top four overall seeds were in action after receiving fi...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Hope you all have caught your breath after a thrilling weekend of basketball action. Three Big Ten teams are still dancing, and my home state is about to go up in flames. But enough about hoops. It's always football time around here, and this is a...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Introducing the B1G coaches' tournament

    Brian Bennett

    We're a 24/7/365 football blog around here, but it's impossible to not get caught up in the excitement of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But while football will have its own, smaller version of March Madness with the College Football Playof...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. Boilers land a big dog in recruiting

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue's latest commitment for the 2014 class has a familiar-sounding name for Boilermakers fans. Linebacker Gelen Robinson gave his verbal pledge to Darrell Hazell on Monday. He's the son of former Purdue basketball great Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Hodor! A closer look at Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim. Incoming Indiana defensive lineman Darius Latham is making his presence known on the boys' state all-star basketball team (subscription required). The Hoosiers picked up a quarterback f...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. Q&A: New Rutgers AD Julie Hermann

    Brian Bennett

    Needing to clean up the mess left behind by the abuse scandal involving basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers made a bold move. The school hired Julie Hermann as its new athletic director, making her just the third active woman AD at a major-conference...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  10. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Answering a few e-mails before the big basketball clash ... Joe J. from Tipp City, Ohio, writes: Will Tyler O'Connor or Connor Cook replace Andrew Maxwell as the starting QB for MSU? Brian Bennett: Well, that's kind of the story of the offseaso...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  11. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    "He was just saying what everybody else was thinking." So good to have Roger Sterling back in our lives. A receiving prospect committed to Illinois rather than wait for other offers. Illini football is being overshadowed by basketball. Kevin Wi...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. Big Ten players tournament, Game 5

    Brian Bennett

    The men's basketball tournament has reached the Sweet 16, but we're already in the final four of our Big Ten players tournament. (Of course, we only started with eight players, but that's neither here nor there). Remember, we're pitting Big Ten st...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  13. Big Ten players tournament, Game 3

    Brian Bennett

    The NCAA men's basketball tournament has officially begun, but we've got our own March Madness going with our Big Ten players tournament. Today we're tipping off the third of four first-round matchups between Big Ten standouts from the past 15 sea...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Little basketball tournament starts tomorrow in Chicago. Who ya got? Penn State is well stocked at receiver and tight end going into spring ball. A Joe Paterno tribute movie will be screened. Ohio State is looking at some junior college offensi...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  15. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I haven't been following the controversy surrounding "Zero Dark Thirty." But when it comes to torture, I trust the woman who spent three years married to James Cameron. Ohio State didn't just beat Michigan in basketball on Sunday. The Buckeyes al...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  16. Michigan State's Izzo rips students, refs

    Brian Bennett

    We don't quote a lot of basketball coaches on this football-specific blog. But few basketball coaches like football -- or are bigger straight shooters -- than Michigan State's Tom Izzo. And Izzo had a couple of interesting things to say related to Sp...

    Blog | November 05, 2012