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Best of the week that was: What a week of B1G upsets, drama

It was “Upset City” in the Big Ten this week in what was perhaps the most drama-packed week of the season. Top-10 teams lost three times, and we saw …

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Leron Black's career-high 28 lifts Illinois past Nebraska

(AP) Leron Black scored a career-high 28 points and snagged seven rebounds, to help Illinois outlast Nebraska for a 72-66 victory on Sunday afternoon.<p>…

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Penn State's THON 2018 raises $10,151,663,93 for pediatric cancer

THON, Penn State’s student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer, raised …

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No. 22 Michigan takes down No. 8 Ohio State, 74-62

(AP) Jordan Poole went on a scoring tear, sending Michigan’s seniors out with a win in their last home game.<p>The freshman guard came off the bench and …

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Maryland handles Rutgers behind Fernando's big night

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Bruno Fernando had 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and Maryland kept Rutgers winless on the road with a 61-51 victory …

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No. 2 Michigan State rallies from 27 down to top Northwestern

(AP) Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit on Saturday to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its …

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Robert Johnson hits 9 3s to help Indiana hold off Iowa

(AP) Robert Johnson scored a career-high 29 points on nine 3s and Indiana rallied from an early 13-point deficit and then held off Iowa 84-82, …

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Big Ten Spring Football Preview: Michigan State Spartans

What can Mark Dantonio do for an encore after taking Michigan State from a 3-9 mark in 2016 to a 10-3 finish in 2017? It was the biggest …

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A Minnesota teaching partnership brings Native American culture to the classroom: BTN LiveBIG

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Native American youth ages 10 to 24. In fact, the suicide rate for children in American Indian …

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How Michigan State is engineering buildings that stand strong in the face of fire: BTN LiveBIG

<i>“Is that not the Promethean fable, that the fire stolen from the gods will light men their way even while it burns their hands?”</i><p>― Zia Haider …

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Big Ten Spring Football Preview: Maryland Terrapins

DJ Durkin is looking for a breakthrough as he begins his third season at Maryland. The program took a step back in his second year, going 4-8 overall …

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BTN Plans a Unique Look and Presence in New York City

With the use of iconic advertising, custom art installations and a world-renowned design team, BTN today announced plans to keep up in the city that …

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Dot Commentary: Which Big Ten men's hoops win has been most impressive?

It feels like as this Big Ten men’s basketball season has chugged along, captivating finishes and surprising results have happened with greater …

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Carr's 30 carries Penn State to blowout of No. 8 Ohio State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) Tony Carr scored 30 points and Penn State routed No. 8 Ohio State 79-56 on Thursday night to sweep the Buckeyes.<p>Mike …

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Wisconsin stuns No. 6 Purdue on Frank Kaminsky Night

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season, beating No. 6 Purdue …

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Big Ten Spring Football Preview: Michigan

Jim Harbaugh has work to do this spring. And the heavy-lifting is on offense, as he looks to push Michigan up the pecking order in the rugged Big Ten …

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Minnesota Gophers center Reggie Lynch drops appeal, accepts expulsion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An attorney for Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch says the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault …

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BTN Announces Schedule of Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Broadcasts

BTN today announced its 2018 coverage of Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse, televising at least 28 games, including six postseason matchups, and …

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Morgan powers Indiana past Illinois, 78-68

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Juwan Morgan was one of three Indiana players to score 14 points Wednesday night and he posted his eighth double-double this …

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Robinson, Abdur-Rahkman lead No. 22 Michigan past Iowa, 74-59

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Lately, Duncan Robinson has found himself pondering his legacy.<p>Senior co-captains Robinson and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman each …

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Big Ten Spring Football Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

The 2018 season will be the 20th in Iowa City for Kirk Ferentz, matching the number of seasons predecessor Hayden Fry coached for the Hawkeyes. The …

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Sanders sinks Northwestern as Rutgers wins in OT, 67-58

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) With senior captain Deshawn Freeman benched, star guard Corey Sanders had a game-high 30 points to lead Rutgers to a 67-58 …

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No. 2 Michigan State rolls Minnesota for ninth straight win

MINNEAPOLIS — Jaren Jackson Jr. scored a career-high 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting for second-ranked Michigan State, and the Spartans cruised to …

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Palmer powers Nebraska past Maryland to sixth straight win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) James Palmer Jr. was driving to the basket, making 3-pointers from the corner, hitting mid-range jumpers. The guy seemed …

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Minnesota "captures" African animals to aid conservation: BTN LiveBIG

Minneapolis is more than a few miles from the plains of the Serengeti, but that isn’t stopping the University of Minnesota from enlisting the aid of …

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Big Ten could have something atop standings it's never had

The penultimate week of the Big Ten season is here. And we could be headed toward a three-way tie at the top of the conference between Ohio State, …

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Big Ten Spring Football Preview: Indiana Hoosiers

The debut of Tom Allen at Indiana offered promise. The Hoosiers entered the finale with a chance to go bowling with a win, but IU lost at Purdue to …

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Power Rankings: Ohio State takes over top spot for first time this season

As the Big Ten Tournament approaches, the conversation about postseason possibilities is top of mind for basketball fans. As much as that topic can …

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How Illinois is mapping their history: BTN LiveBIG

There is a Confucian proverb that says, “Study the past if you want to define the future.” At the University of Illinois, archivists, librarians, …

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@BTNStatsGuys: 10 Big Ten stats entering penultimate week

Two weeks remain in the Big Ten regular season. That’s it, amazingly.<p>Before the penultimate week tips off Tuesday night, the @BTNStatsGuys have …

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