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  1. Top 10 Clutch Performers

    Myron Medcalf

    It's March. Championship Week begins Friday, and we're less than two weeks away from the Big Dance. We'll probably see a multitude of thrillers, overtime games and clutch performances in the coming weeks. At least, we hope we will. With the gam...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  2. A conversation with Herb Sendek

    Myron Medcalf

    Herb Sendek entered the season hoping to lead his Arizona State squad to its first NCAA appearance since 2009 and second since 2003. With Jahii Carson returning and Penn State transfer Jermaine Marshall in the mix, it seemed feasible. An early Pac-12...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  3. Weekend Homework: The Illini mess

    Myron Medcalf

    Perhaps Illinois fooled us. For a stretch in December, John Groce's program rattled off a promising winning streak. Victories over Missouri, Illinois-Chicago, Indiana and Penn State suggested that the program had gathered momentum after welcoming ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  4. Big Ten's most important players

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note:'s Summer Shootaround series catches up on the offseason story lines for each conference. For more on the Big Ten, click here. The most important player for each team in the conference ... Illinois: Brandon Paul Illino...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 79, Indiana 71

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A look at Wisconsin's victory against a depleted Indiana team. Overview: During an opening-round victory against Penn State, Indiana lost senior point guard and leader Verdell Jones to an ACL injury. But the Hoosiers tried to press...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  6. Tom Crean doesn't 'feel good' about Jones

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Crean gave reporters a brief update on Verdell Jones after the senior point guard suffered a severe knee injury in the first half of Indiana's 75-58 victory over Penn State in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament Thursday. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Indiana 75, Penn State 58

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Reaction from Indiana's 75-58 victory over Penn State. Overview: Hoosiers fans have been waiting for this. In recent years, they haven't been able to experience a positive outcome at the nearby Big Ten tournament. But this season c...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  8. Big Ten tournament primer - what to expect in Indianapolis

    Myron Medcalf

    The Big Ten regular season ended with a three-way tie at the top. Expect more surprises in the conference tournament in Indianapolis.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  9. Playmakers: Adreian Payne matters

    Myron Medcalf

    Winner takes all. Well, not all, but the Big Ten title. That's what's at stake when Ohio State travels to Michigan State on Sunday. If Michigan takes care of Penn State on Sunday and the Buckeyes beat the Spartans, then Ohio State, Michigan Sta...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  10. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    Finally, there's serious movement in the Big Ten Power Rankings. And it mostly centers on Ohio State's recent struggles and Iowa's ... surge? Without further ado, the new Big Ten Power Rankings: Michigan State: Tom Izzo is certainly in the national...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  11. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    The Big Ten proved to be the king of college basketball conferences this weekend with a variety of upsets, near-upsets and tough efforts by some of the league's bubble teams. Doesn't make it any easier to rank this league, though. 1. Michigan Stat...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  12. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    How many NCAA tourney bids will the Big Ten receive? Five seem safe at this point, but beyond that is anyone's guess -- especially after Illinois' home loss to Northwestern on Sunday. 1. Ohio State: The Buckeyes went to Madison and beat the Badger...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  13. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    It's ever-fluctuating, of course, but here is how I see the Big Ten Power Rankings as of Monday morning: 1. Ohio State: The Buckeyes can really separate themselves from the field with a victory at Wisconsin on Saturday. They've struggled on the ro...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  14. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    Here's my attempt at ranking the wacky Big Ten: 1. Michigan State: The Spartans hadn't lost since mid-November. And while it's somewhat surprising that their first L since those season-opening losses to Duke and North Carolina came against Northwe...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  15. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    After a Sunday afternoon in which Indiana barely held off Penn State and Michigan handed Wisconsin yet another loss, here is my latest attempt to rank the Big Ten: Michigan State: The Spartans are undefeated in Big Ten play after pulling off a so...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  16. A primer for the Big Ten season -- college basketball

    Myron Medcalf

    With the conference season set to get under way, Myron Medcalf takes a look at what's in store for the Big Ten.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011