Wisconsin 18-19 Preview

Last year was expected to be a down year for the Badgers, the only question was how down. Turned out to be pretty darn down. Both of their precious streaks—the streak of "top 4" Big Ten finishes and the more-of-a-real-thing streak of 19 consecutive tourney births—were reset to »

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Rutgers 18-19 Preview

We may never know if Steve Pikiell is a good coach. That's how bad Rutgers is, and has been for quite some time. The Scarlet Knights went 3-15 in Big Ten play last year, and believe it or not, that's kind of a good season for them. Since joining the »

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Purdue 18-19 Preview

Is it getting boring? I don't mean the basketball, Purdue's teams have been solid and enjoyable, and hardly a cookie-cutter affair. Some years the offense runs through a big like Caleb Swanigan or AJ Hammons, or it's more of an ensemble act like 2015, or it's a guard like Carsen »

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Penn State 18-19 Preview

We could have had such a damned good time. Every few years, I get a little bit over my skis and start making wild predictions about Penn State basketball. I'll look down the road a couple of recruiting classes in the future. I'll irrationally project a roster immune from injury, »

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Ohio State 18-19 Preview

How do you know you have a good coach? There are a lot of ways to win. There are coaches that win by recruiting all of the talent (Calipari). There are coaches that win with defense (Self, Bennett), there are coaches that win with offense (Wright, Beilein). There are coaches »

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