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  1. NCAA tournament: Gibson a perfect 10 as USC rolls

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS --Tim Floyd gambled and won. USC star forward Taj Gibson picked up his fourth foul with 6:40 remaining and the Trojans up nine, but Floyd left the junior in the game. Gibson had fouled out of five previous games this season, but he co...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  2. Badgers ride emotion into Sweet 16

    Adam Rittenberg

    MILWAUKEE -- The machine is consistent, reliable and unflappable. Bo Ryan's Wisconsin team operates on autopilot, humming along, a monotone of winning. But basketball games, particularly those in the NCAA tournament, require teams to respond to em...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  3. Indy to permanently host Big Ten football title game; Basketball ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Indianapolis has prevailed in the campaign to become the permanent host of the new Big Ten football championship game.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  4. Buckeyes' backcourt too much for Gophers

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Evan Turner carried Ohio State into the Big Ten tournament championship game. His teammates did the rest. With Turner's help, of course. Turner still played a huge role in a 90-61 win against Minnesota, but backcourt mates David...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  5. Illlini top Wisconsin in must-win game

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Talk about good omens. Illinois had one during a timeout with 12:50 left in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinal matchup against Wisconsin. As the "Kiss Cam" segment played on the Conseco Fieldhouse JumboTron, an Illinois fan a...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  6. Adam Rittenberg: Big Ten tournament primer

    Adam Rittenberg

    From teams and players to watch to the top storylines, check out the Big Ten tournament primer.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  7. NCAA tournament: Easy come, easy go for Gibson

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- So much for Taj Gibson being a major factor in this game. The USC junior forward picked up his fourth foul with 12:37 left. Unlike in USC's first-round matchup, coach Tim Floyd wisely took Gibson out of the game. Seconds late...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: Guards taking over in USC-MSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- USC's guards proved they could carry the load without big man Taj Gibson, but Michigan State's backcourt isn't too shabby, either. After Kansas center Cole Aldrich made history in Game 1, the guards have taken control for Michigan...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  9. NCAA tournament: Kansas Jayhawks pulling away

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas has beaten Dayton at its own game, and the defending national champs are on their way to the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis. Dayton might be known for its defense, but Kansas has been the far superior defensive team, especially ins...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  10. NCAA tournament: Dayton Flyers hanging around

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Dayton has given a clinic in how to hang around in a game when you can't buy a basket. The Flyers missed 13 of their first 14 shots and finished the first half a miserable 9-of-40 from the field (22.5 percent). Brian Gregory has to ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  11. Instant Analysis: USC-Michigan State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here is Adam Rittenberg's instant analysis of USC-Michigan State.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  12. NCAA tournament: Collins the key for KU attack

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Can Kansas advance in the NCAA tournament if Sherron Collins has an off game? "I can have an OK night," Collins said, smiling. "Not an off night." Kansas probably wouldn't be here anymore if Collins hadn't shown up from the opening t...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  13. NCAA tournament: Minneapolis has Bison fever

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- If you have even a remote affiliation with North Dakota State University, you're probably here. Bison fans are out in force to watch their team play its first ever NCAA tournament game in its first attempt at reaching the tourname...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  14. Instant Analysis: UConn-Marquette

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here is Adam Rittenberg's instant analysis of UConn at Marquette.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  15. Drake's season a remarkable success story

    Adam Rittenberg

    Drake's turnaround this season -- a school-record 28 wins and an NCAA tournament berth for the first time since 1971 -- is a remarkable success story, writes Adam Rittenberg.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008