There is dominance at the top, drama in the middle and desperation at the bottom as the Big Ten tournament gets underway.
Pat Forde loves the first 1,195 pages of the "ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia." But when it comes to Jeff Sagarin's all-time rankings, well ... let the debate begin.
From Selection Sunday to the Coen brothers to the players under pressure, The Minutes -- Big Dance edition! -- runs through it all.
The Big Ten could swoop in late and occupy one-eighth of the NCAA field while the Big East and ACC are left with no more than seven bids each.
Minnesota freshman Blake Hoffarber can add a second miracle shot to his remarkable resume, and the Golden Gophers are celebrating in the Big Ten semifinals, writes Pat Forde.
Tubby Smith didn't tell Kentucky of his Minnesota plans until the last minute. Still, the school was ready with a response.