Lynchpin

Pending any appeal the center might file, Reggie Lynch's college career is over. Since suiting up for Richard Pitino last season, the Gophers have had one of the nation's best two-point defenses, thanks in no small part to their center, who is/was arguably the best shotblocker in college basketball. »

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Iowa's Ceiling

Well I certainly expected better from Iowa. With just one cupcake remaining between the Hawkeyes and the "main course" portion of Big Ten play, the team stands at 8-6, with all of those wins coming against teams firmly in the 100+ kenpom field. Iowa came close to beating »

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Post-season Dreamin'

With the non-conference season nearly behind us, I thought it would be a good time to take a quick look at each Big Ten team's post-season hopes and dreams. First, here's where things stand, according to the T-Rank "TourneyCast" simulations: This is a relatively pessimistic projection, with the »

Three Coaches Walk Into the Big Ten

Fair or not (and I don't see why not), the successes and failures of Archie Miller, Brad Underwood, and Chris Holtmann will be benchmarked against each other for as long as they remain in the Big Ten. Not only did they all enter the conference at the same time, but »

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It's Broken, But Fixable

The two takeaways from Ohio State's shellacking of Wisconsin at the Kohl Center are Ohio State is probably better than you thought; and Wisconsin is not very good right now. On (1), I'm not completely surprised, given Chris Holtmann's track record. This post could have easily been about how well-prepared »

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