Category: Big Ten


The Big Ten Roundup has been replaced with Big Ten Power Rankings this year at UM Hoops. We’ll take a look across the conference on a weekly basis, rank all 12 teams and attempt to provide some insight about each team. 1. Michigan (8-1, 1.16 PPP, 1.06 Opp. PPP, +.10 EM) A loss in Bloomington […]

The Big Ten and Pac 12 have announced a scheduling partnership that will affect all sports – including basketball. The new agreement will tie them throughout the regular season, as well — and in all sports, though football and basketball are the focal points. Basketball games similarly could land in such NBA arenas as Los […]


Bob Baptist from the Columbus Dispatch joined us for the next installment in our Around the Big Ten preview series featuring question and answer posts with various journalists and bloggers covering Big Ten schools. (Previously: Penn State, Minnesota) 1. Jared Sullinger, Will Buford and Aaron Craft all played major roles on last year’s team and […]


With the first day of practice on Friday and team media days taking place across the conference, here’s a run-down of news, notes and updates on all 12 Big Ten schools. (Photo: Indy Star) Illinois: Illinois held an open practice on Saturday attended by around 3,000 fans including Evan Turner (supporting his friend, 5th-year Bradley […]


For the third consecutive we’ll be previewing the other 11 teams in the Big Ten by interviewing a collection of bloggers and beat writers with firsthand knowledge of their respective teams. We’ll begin with Penn State, who will be breaking in a new head coach after reaching the NCAA tournament for the first time in a […]


In a new 2011-12 preview feature we’ll be looking across the conference, position-by-position, at the Big Ten’s top players. We’ll breakdown the conference’s top 10 guards, wings, combo forwards and centers over the coming week. We’ll start with the guards. 1. Jordan Taylor – Wisconsin MPG PPG RPG APG ORtg Usage eFG% 3PFG% A Rate […]

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