Indianapolis has prevailed in the campaign to become the permanent host of the new Big Ten football championship game.
The Big Ten's image has taken a big hit the past couple of seasons as its teams have struggled in the NCAA tournament. But with a handful of players back from injury, and a slew of new coaches, the league might be back on track.
Jamie Broback scored 21 points to lead No. 12 Minnesota to its seventh straight win, 83-48 over Michigan on Sunday afternoon.
Jamie Broback and Shannon Bolden scored 12 points apiece and No. 12 Minnesota cruised past Michigan 85-57 Thursday night.
Janel McCarville had 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead Minnesota (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) to a 76-55 win over Michigan.
Minnesota 73, Michigan 49
For the second straight year, Penn State senior Kelly Mazzante has been named the Big Ten Player of the Year.
There's a lot of good basketball being played by a lot of people in the Big Ten.