Now that Indiana is accustomed to Kelvin Sampson and Kelvin Sampson has D.J. White and Eric Gordon at his disposal, the rest of the Big Ten should watch out, writes Jeff Shelman.
Drew Neitzel hasn't received the reception that typically accompanies a 6-foot, 170-pound freshman's arrival at Michigan State.
Yes, the Big Ten's second-place team is Michigan State, which got beat up in its non-conference schedule.
When it come to underachieving teams, Michigan State has plenty of company in the Big Ten.
The early success of Purdue can't hide the overall shortcomings of its conference rivals.
Indiana is flirting with disaster and needs to win its rematch with Penn State to avoid NCAA bubble trouble.
Texas Tech's season began with much optimism, but it will enter the Big 12 tourney with uncertain postseason plans.