Month: December 2020

In the mercilessly deep Big Ten, here's how Northwestern has emerged as the surprise leader

In the mercilessly deep Big Ten, here's how Northwestern has emerged as the surprise leader

Yeah, everyone knew the Big Ten was going to be brutal in the 2020-21 men’s college basketball season. But we didn’t know it would include a Northwestern revival.
In the mercilessly deep Big Ten, here's how Northwestern has emerged as the surprise leader
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College basketball rankings: Gonzaga, Big Ten continue to dominate AP Top 25; Wisconsin clocks in at 6th

College basketball rankings: Gonzaga, Big Ten continue to dominate AP Top 25; Wisconsin clocks in at 6th

Gonzaga holds steady in the latest AP men’s basketball poll as No. 1, with the Big Ten showcasing nine teams in this week’s rankings.
College basketball rankings: Gonzaga, Big Ten continue to dominate AP Top 25; Wisconsin clocks in at 6th
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Darryl Morsell on Maryland's upset of No. 6 Wisconsin: 'I think we put the country on notice'

Darryl Morsell on Maryland's upset of No. 6 Wisconsin: 'I think we put the country on notice'

Maryland guard Darryl Morsell (eight points, five rebounds) joined Andy Katz postgame to break down the Terps’ 70-64 upset over a hot No. 6 Wisconsin squad.
Darryl Morsell on Maryland's upset of No. 6 Wisconsin: 'I think we put the country on notice'
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College basketball rankings: The Big 12 is a big winner with Baylor and Kansas right behind Gonzaga in the AP Top 25 poll

College basketball rankings: The Big 12 is a big winner with Baylor and Kansas right behind Gonzaga in the AP Top 25 poll

Gonzaga is still No. 1 in the latest college basketball rankings, just head of No. 2 Baylor and No. 3 Kansas in the AP Top 25 poll for Dec. 21.
College basketball rankings: The Big 12 is a big winner with Baylor and Kansas right behind Gonzaga in the AP Top 25 poll
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Wisconsin's D'Mitrik Trice breaks down the Badgers' first-ever Christmas Day game

Wisconsin's D'Mitrik Trice breaks down the Badgers' first-ever Christmas Day game

Wisconsin guard D’Mitrik Trice scored 29 points as the No. 9 Badgers beat No. 12 Michigan State 85-76. NCAA.com’s Andy Katz caught up with Trice postgame to break down the program’s first-ever Christmas Day game.
Wisconsin's D'Mitrik Trice breaks down the Badgers' first-ever Christmas Day game
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Ride along with Northwestern State for 5 road games in 6 days and a rare doubleheader with Gonzaga

Ride along with Northwestern State for 5 road games in 6 days and a rare doubleheader with Gonzaga

Northwestern State bubbled its way across the country to play Tulsa, Missouri State, No. 1 Gonzaga (twice) and Washington State before heading back happily back home to Natchitoches
Ride along with Northwestern State for 5 road games in 6 days and a rare doubleheader with Gonzaga
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Jalen Suggs after No. 1 Gonzaga's win vs. No. 3 Iowa: 'The chemistry just started clicking again'

Jalen Suggs after No. 1 Gonzaga's win vs. No. 3 Iowa: 'The chemistry just started clicking again'

Freshman star Jalen Suggs (27 points) joined Andy Katz postgame Saturday to discuss top-ranked Gonzaga’s impressive win over No. 3 Iowa, following a long layoff between games.
Jalen Suggs after No. 1 Gonzaga's win vs. No. 3 Iowa: 'The chemistry just started clicking again'
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This season proves college basketball, as usual, is college football's chaotic cousin

This season proves college basketball, as usual, is college football's chaotic cousin

College football has excitement, color, and is played on an epic scale. What it doesn’t have is variety at the top. In that category, the NCAA Tournament wins by a couple of touchdowns. Or by 20 points, whichever sport you prefer.
This season proves college basketball, as usual, is college football's chaotic cousin
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