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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. 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
  3. At the half: Ohio State 33, Minnesota 30

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- After a sluggish start from both teams, things picked up toward the end of the half, and Devoe Joseph's 3-pointer at the buzzer keeps things close entering the break. Quick thoughts at halftime: Evan Turner is a tough defensive...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  4. A look at the Big Ten tournament final

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- After an entertaining week of games at Conseco Fieldhouse, top seed Ohio State and No. 6 seed Minnesota meet today to decide the Big Ten tournament championship. Here's a quick look at the matchup: No. 1 seed Ohio State vs. No. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Halftime: Minnesota 37, Purdue 11

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Here's all you need to know about the first half of today's second semifinal. Purdue center JaJuan Johnson had a nifty hook shoot fall through the net just before the buzzer. It gave his team double digits in points for the half. J...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  8. A look at the Big Ten tournament semis

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2010 Big Ten tournament has reached the semifinals. Here's a look at the two matchups on tap today at Conseco Fieldhouse. No. 1 seed Ohio State vs. No. 5 seed Illinois (CBS, 1:40 p.m. ET) Records: Ohio State (25-7), Illinois...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Gophers guards come alive in 76-55 rout

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Point guard Devoe Joseph carried Minnesota through 20 minutes. After halftime, Minnesota's other guards got involved in a big way. And with the Gophers' three-headed backcourt clicking, Penn State had no chance to rally. Joseph, La...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  15. At the half: Minnesota 29, Penn State 20

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Minnesota is playing defense with the purpose of a team that needs a good week here to make the field of 65. Penn State came out looking ready for the offseason, though the Nittany Lions picked things up toward the end of the half. ...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  16. Today's Big Ten tournament games

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2010 Big Ten men's basketball tournament tips off today at Conseco Fieldhouse with three first-round games on tap. Here's a quick look at the matchups: No. 8 seed Michigan vs. No. 9 seed Iowa (ESPN2, 2:30 p.m. ET) Records...

    Blog | March 11, 2010