17-18 Season Preview

For the season preview, we'll have Josh, Joe, Mike, and Bart, the latter of T-Rank fame. Josh: Well, summer's over and winter is fast-approaching. And, as it happens, conference play—now kicking off on December 1st. It wasn't too long ago that conference games before the new year seemed weird. »

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17-18 Season Preview: Wisconsin

Success can be numbing. When a team or program is so good for so long, fans set new expectations, and it happens quickly. The first 50-degree day of the spring is a welcome heat wave and cause for celebration. The fifth one evokes impatience over the warm weather's seemingly tardy »

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17-18 Season Preview: Rutgers

I'm ready for it to be over. When Rutgers was brought into the Big Ten, not one learned person believed it could be about anything other than money. Jim Delany did not cite Rutgers' longstanding commitment to fielding championship-level teams in revenue sports. The average football and men's basketball fan »

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17-18 Season Preview: Purdue

How far does the apple fall from the tree? Over his 25 seasons at the helm of Purdue basketball, Gene Keady won 61 percent of his Big Ten games, and at least a share of the conference title six times. He went to the Dance in 17 of those 25 »

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17-18 Season Preview: Penn State

If Pat Chambers is going to work out at Penn State, it has to start this year. I don't mean that this is a make-or-break season for the Nittany Lions, just that the "future when Penn State basketball is good" should include players that are on the current »

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