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    • 8:08 PM, Apr. 12, 2014

    Big Ten spring games roundup: With most stars sidelined, Ohio State gets long look at 'who's going to compete'

    With several of his best players either injured or held out of Ohio State's spring game, coach Urban Meyer had to look at the progress of individuals instead of the big picture.

    • 4:55 AM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon has an eye on national championship

    Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News provides a spring practice update on the Big Ten's West Division teams.

    • 10:15 PM, Apr. 10, 2014
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    Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State should vie for top in Big Ten East

    With Michigan State and Ohio State coming off appearances in the conference championship game and Michigan on the verge of regaining its form, winning the division will be no easy task.

    • 1:06 PM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    Controversial Rutgers AD Julie Hermann hopes for demise of New Jersey newspaper

    The Newark newspaper was the first to report in May after Hermann was hired that she was accused of being verbally and emotionally abusive to volleyball players she coached at Tennessee in 1996.

    • 8:44 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    Wisconsin figures to rebound after Final Four run

    Stung by defeat, Frank Kaminsky made one last proclamation in the locker room before packing up for this memorable season. 'This is a sour taste,' the Wisconsin 7-footer said after losing a 74-73 thriller to Kentucky in the Final Four. 'We are going to be back next year.

    • 12:12 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    UConn upsets Florida to reach NCAA Tournament title game

    DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.

    • 8:53 PM, Apr. 5, 2014
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    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald urges players to vote 'no' on union

    Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: "I believe it's in their best interests to vote no."

    • 6:48 PM, Apr. 3, 2014
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    Badgers loose and living large in 'Frank's world'

    Frank Kaminsky took offense to the question: No he is not funnier this year! 'I think I'm a little more mature this year, thank you very much,' the Wisconsin big man said with a straight face this week.

  1. Union talk hovers over Northwestern football team

    The Wildcats resumed spring practice Tuesday for the first time since the decision from a regional labor official cleared the way for the formation of a union, setting up Northwestern as ground zero for the effort to organize athletes.

  2. Wisconsin fans give Final Four-bound Badgers rousing welcome

    Next stop: a date in the national semifinals next weekend at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

  3. West Regional: Wisconsin survives OT to reach Final Four, will face Michigan-Kentucky winner

    Frank Kaminsky carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated Arizona 64-63 in a physical West Regional final Saturday night.

  4. West Regional: Wisconsin beats up Baylor

    Frank Kaminsky scored 19 points and blocked six shots, and Wisconsin romped into the West Regional final with a dominant 69-52 victory over Baylor on Thursday night.

  5. Matt Charboneau's Sweet 16 breakdown: MSU, Wisconsin will reach Final Four

    Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News breaks down the Sweet 16 region-by-region, including his players to watch and Final Four predictions.

    • 10:06 PM, Mar. 23, 2014
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    Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin carry Big Ten banner toward Final Four

    The Big Ten was rated by many experts as the top conference in the country, with four teams ranked in the top 25 for most of the season and six teams selected for the NCAA Tournament.

    • 11:55 PM, Mar. 22, 2014
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    Wisconsin prevails over Ohio State in OT at Big Ten hockey tournament championship

    Mark Zengerle's goal 7:48 in overtime lifted Wisconsin to a 5-4 victory over Ohio State Saturday in the Big Ten hockey tournament championship game at the Xcel ...

  6. Friday's West Region roundup: Baylor advances, Nebraska's Tim Miles ejected in loss

    The Cornhuskers hadn't played on this stage since 1998 and often looked like it. Frustration boiled over for Big Ten coach of the year Tim Miles, who was ...

  7. Thursday's Big Ten hockey: Penn State upends Michigan in double OT at tourney

    Penn State held a 1-0 lead on Taylor Holstrom's first-period goal until Phil Di Giuseppe's goal at 11:06 in the third tied the contest.

  8. Snyder has Michigan beating Michigan State in bracket picks

    One tough nerd submitted one bold bracket Thursday, predicting a Michigan-Michigan State rematch in the national championship game.

  9. West Region roundup: Wisconsin pummels American

    Ben Brust scored 17 points and Wisconsin devastated American with a 22-5 run to close the first half in a 75-35 victory Thursday before a friendly crowd in the ...

  10. South Region roundup: Dayton stuns Ohio State

    Sanford finished with 10 points, while Dyshawn Pierre led the Flyers (24-10) with 12 points in a matchup of Ohio schools separated by about 75 miles.

  11. Michigan says it's ready to make a run at NCAA hockey tournament

    Michigan is coming off a 1-1 split with No. 1 Minnesota (3-2 overtime loss, 6-2 victory), and senior defenseman and captain Mac Bennett has returned to the ...

    • 3:42 PM, Mar. 19, 2014
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    Iowa coach Fran McCaffery returns to Dayton after son's surgery

    McCaffery says his son's surgery to remove a thyroid tumor went as planned and he was flying back from Iowa City to Dayton to coach the Hawkeyes in the NCAA ...

    • 1:24 PM, Mar. 18, 2014
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    Big Ten has more than one team capable of winning NCAA Tournament

    The debate is a legitimate one. It's been had all season in college basketball: Which conference in the best in the country? According to conference RPI ...

    • 12:19 AM, Mar. 17, 2014
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    NCAA Tournament report: Big Ten gets six bids, Big 12 leads with seven

    Seven Big 12 teams received bids to the NCAA Tournament, the most of any conference. The Big Ten was among four leagues to receive six bids. The others were ...

  12. 2014 men's NCAA Tournament bracket

    Check out the compete 2014 men's NCAA Tournament bracket, download it, print it and fill it out!

    • 2:18 AM, Mar. 16, 2014
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    Saturday's Big Ten hockey roundup: No. 13 Michigan takes down No. 1 Minnesota

    The win closed out the regular season as the Wolverines (18-12-4, 10-8-2-1) have the third seed and will play sixth seeded Penn State, in the Big Ten ...

    • 12:31 AM, Mar. 15, 2014
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    Friday's Big Ten hockey: Minnesota clinches inaugural Big Ten title

    The Michigan hockey team fell into an early hole, rallied to take the lead but couldn't hang on Friday night as Minnesota won, 3-2, to clinch the inaugural Big ...

    • 8:16 PM, Mar. 14, 2014
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    Ohio State rallies to beat Nebraska, faces Michigan in semifinals

    The victory sends No. 5 seed Ohio State (25-8) into a semifinal matchup with No. 1 seed Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines defeated No. 9 seed Illinois 64-63 ...

    • 1:46 AM, Mar. 14, 2014
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    Big Ten tournament offers shot at respect for U-M, redemption for MSU

    The mind-sets are as different as the teams themselves. Michigan and Michigan State share common goals in the Big Ten tournament, but they sure don't share ...

    • 11:07 PM, Mar. 14, 2014
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    No. 12 Wisconsin runs away from Minnesota, will face Michigan State on Saturday

    No. 12 Wisconsin made its point emphatically Friday night. This is what real Badgers basketball looks like aggressive, disciplined and devastating.

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