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  1. 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
  2. Gophers, Boilers put best, worst on display

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Minnesota is showing this week that there's always time to put your best foot forward. The Gophers' three-game run at the Big Ten tournament is their best stretch of the season, hands down. They beat Michigan State on Friday for th...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  3. Big men help Gophers toward big dance

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Of all the close losses Minnesota endured this season, two stand out. The Gophers endured 1-point losses to both Michigan State and Purdue on their home court in Minneapolis. When quality wins mean everything, falling just short ag...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  4. Minnesota puts itself in NCAA discussion

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Lawrence Westbrook wasn't sure how Minnesota's overtime upset of Michigan State in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals would affect the Golden Gophers' NCAA tournament chances. But the Minnesota senior guard planned to find out. F...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  5. Gophers survive and boost tourney hopes

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Forty-eight hours ago, the Big Ten seemed in danger of sending only four teams to the NCAA tournament. Now the league might get six. After Illinois upset Wisconsin earlier in the day, No. 6 seed Minnesota held on for a 72-67 ove...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  6. At the half: Minnesota 28, Michigan State 26

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Minnesota continues to grind away toward a potential NCAA tournament berth, and the Gophers are halfway to a signature win. Michigan State missed 15 of its first 21 shots but found a rhythm late in the half to keep things close. So...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  7. Big Ten tournament quarterfinal matchups

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Four quarterfinal matchups in the Big Ten tournament are on tap today. Let's take a quick look at each one. No. 1 seed Ohio State vs. No. 8 seed Michigan (ESPN, noon ET) Records: Ohio State (24-7), Michigan (15-16) Season ...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  8. Back on bubble, Minnesota looks for more

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA tournament selection committee is headquartered only blocks away from Conseco Fieldhouse. Minnesota hopes they know what's going on in the neighborhood. Minnesota's 76-55 rout of No. 11 seed Penn State on Thursday night do...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  9. 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
  10. Boilers can't rebound from loss of Hummel

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- In the raucous visitors' locker room at Mackey Arena, one voice boomed above the rest. "We outrebounded them by 26! 26!" It didn't take long to find the source. "Yeah, that was me," Michigan State forward Draymond Gre...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  11. Michigan State bullies Boilers in victory

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue did all it could to grind out a win without star Robbie Hummel. For 30 minutes, the formula worked, but eventually a team needs to put the ball in the basket and the Boilers simply couldn't. Michigan State dominated ...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  12. Hummel-less Boilers lead MSU at half

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Some halftime dribbles from Mackey Arena, where No. 3 Purdue holds a 28-26 lead against No. 14 Michigan State. Despite some significant shooting struggles, Purdue is not merely surviving, but leading the game. The Boilers ...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  13. MSU-Purdue pregame thoughts

    Adam Rittenberg

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Greetings from Mackey Arena, where life without Robbie Hummel begins for No. 3 Purdue as it hosts No. 14 Michigan State. Today's game had major Big Ten title implications before Wednesday night, and it still does. Purdue ca...

    Blog | February 28, 2010
  14. Michigan State extends contracts of AD Mark Hollis, football coac...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State's Board of Trustees announced Friday that it has approved contract extensions through 2016 for athletic director Mark Hollis, head football coach Mark Dantonio and head men's basketball coach Tom Izzo.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  15. 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
  16. NCAA tournament: Taj Gibson becoming a factor for USC

    Adam Rittenberg

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Taj Gibson is becoming a factor, and USC's guards continue to sparkle. After going scoreless in the first half, Gibson has tallied three quick points and two more fouls on Michigan State's Goran Suton. He also has two big blocks a...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009