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  1. Trey Burke joins elite company again

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan guard Trey Burke just completed a season where he went from an underrated prospect to one of the best guards in the Big Ten. He earned half of the league's Rookie of the Year along with Indiana's Cody Zeller, guided Michigan to a NCAA tou...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Rothstein picks the Big Ten tournament

    Michael Rothstein

    A season after I correctly picked Ohio State over Penn State in the Big Ten championship game prior to last season's Big Ten tournament -- the Buckeyes weren't a stretch, the Talor Battle-led Nittany Lions were -- I'm back again to try and ferret out...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  4. Michigan's 3 keys vs. Minnesota

    Chantel Jennings

    The No. 16 Michigan basketball team opened its Big Ten season with a convincing 71-53 win over Penn State, a team in transitional due to the loss of guard Talor Battle to graduation and coach Ed DeChellis to the Navy head coaching job. Now, the Wo...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  5. Penn State's search not exactly thrilling

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's a tough time to be a Penn State fan. Talor Battle, the best player in program history, has graduated. Ed DeChellis, the so-so coach who couldn't get a contract guarantee from the school, bolted for Navy. Juwan Staten, the best hope of some talen...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  6. Juwan Staten could be big boost to PSU

    Eamonn Brennan

    Talor Battle -- by any measure the best player in Penn State hoops history -- is graduating this spring. His half-brother, Taron Buie -- who many Penn State fans hoped would take the Nittany Lions' backcourt reigns in the post-Battle era -- was relea...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  7. Penn State releases oft-troubled Taran Buie

    Eamonn Brennan

    Taran Buie, the half-brother of Penn State star Talor Battle, could yet well fulfill the impressive potential he displayed in 11 games for the Nittany Lions last fall. But if he does so, it won't be at Penn State. Penn State coach Ed DeChellis rel...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament crunch-time moments

    Andy Katz

    The NCAA tournament had plenty of excitement when it came down to crunch time. Let's look back at some of the memorable late-possession moments from the first two weeks: In the East: Luke Hancock's 3-pointer with 21 seconds left capped a Georg...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  9. Dunphy ends streak in dramatic fashion

    Ted Miller

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Temple's Fran Dunphy doesn't do giddy. He's not going to pull a Dick Vermeil and cry you a rain forest. He is an ace with the occasional "harrumph." So it shouldn't be unexpected that he downplayed the dismissal of a bothersome monke...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Temple 66, Penn State 64

    Ted Miller

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Temple won its first NCAA tournament game since 2001, but it might be even bigger than that because Owls coach Fran Dunphy is no longer yoked with an 11-game tournament losing streak. After a thrilling 66-64 win over Penn State in...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  11. Battle carries Penn State to Big Ten finals

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the last of the four bombs dropped, Talor Battle backpedaled, looked briefly into the stands and laughed. He was on fire. In a span of 155 seconds, the Penn State guard had blitzed Michigan State with four successive 3-pointer...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  12. Penn State reaches first Big Ten final as Michigan State falters ...

    Talor Battle scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half to help Penn State defeat Michigan State 61-48 in the Big Ten tournament semifinals on Saturday and advance to the final for the first time.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  13. Penn State finds beauty in ugly win

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The ugliest game in Big Ten history was still a thing of beauty to Penn State. The score of the Nittany Lions' victory over Wisconsin was 36-33. Yes, the final score. Jimmer Fredette scored as many points in a half as the Badgers s...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: Penn St. 36, Wisconsin 33

    Pat Forde

    In a flatly hideous display of basketball, Penn State shocked Wisconsin 36-33. Yes, that is the final score. The Nittany Lions keep their outside shot at a bid for an NCAA tournament berth alive with their second victory of the season over the Badger...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  15. Offenses disappear as No. 13 Wisconsin falls to Penn State

    In one of the ugliest games of the college basketball season, Talor Battle scored nine points to lead Penn State past No. 13 Wisconsin 36-33 in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Penn State 61, Indiana 55

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Penn State kept its outside hopes of an NCAA tournament berth alive with a must-win game against reeling Indiana. The Nittany Lions got balanced scoring instead of relying on star guard Talor Battle, played solid defense and avoided f...

    Blog | March 10, 2011