| Oct 16, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Time was when beating Wake Forest did nothing for a college football team’s national profile. But Virginia Tech’s 38-17 victory in Winston-Salem on Saturday night was arguably the Hokies’ most impressive this season.
They rolled an...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 12:33 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — JaJuan Johnson scored 24 points in leading No. 12 Purdue to a 73-61 win over No. 16 Minnesota on Saturday.
TheBig Ten's leading scorer made 8 of 13 field goals to notch his sixth straight game with at least 20 points....
| Feb 22, 2011
It wasn't pretty, but it was a win.
The Michigan State Spartans overcame a 19 point first half to beat the Minnesota Gophers at Williams Arena 53-48 on Tuesday night.
Kalin Lucas led MSU with 18, while Draymond Green added 7 points and 10 rebounds....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:40 AM
Eye strain notwithstanding, researching a college football program’s record against the top 25 is not manual labor. Most, if not all, conference and school media guides note such results, albeit often in agate type.
But those records reflect the...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 2:16 PM
Matt McGloin threw two touchdown passes to Derek Moye for Penn State in relief of injured starter Rob Bolden, and the Nittany Lions used struggling Minnesota to get their first Big Ten win, 33-21 on Saturday.
Penn State (4-3, 1-2) got its offense going...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Verdell Jones III returned from injury and made three critical baskets down the stretch as the No. 20 Hoosiers held on at home.
Jones, who had missed the previous two games with a bruised shoulder, was scoreless until he hit back-to-back buckets to break...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:29 PM
IU spotted Minnesota a 6-0 lead, and it seemed like one of IU's unfortunately common listless road starts. Fortunately, the Hoosiers bounced right back, took the lead for good less than five minutes into the game, and coasted to victory over a Minnesota...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Northwestern’s Bill Carmody is a basketball coach, not a lawyer. So he won’t lobby the NCAA tournament selection committee on behalf of his team.
“The stats are out there,” he said Monday on the Big Ten’s weekly conference...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Cody Zeller was voted Big Ten freshman of the year by coaches; reporters, intent on proving Bob Knight's old axiom, gave their freshman of the year award to Trey Burke of Michigan. I provided my thoughts on the matter a week ago, and nothing that has...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips has declined to return text messages. And a team spokesman said coach Bill Carmody is “unavailable” for interviews Monday. It certainly makes you wonder whether Carmody is being told that his time at...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The last time Virginia Tech searched for a basketball coach, no media outlet reported Seth Greenberg as a possible candidate until the day before he was hired. Tony Bennett’s name didn’t surface at Virginia three years ago until the very day...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Unlike recent weeks, the big movement in the latest Associated Press college football poll, and on Blog Boy’s ballot, was at the top of the heap, where previously undefeated Oklahoma and Wisconsin lost.
How far to drop the Sooners and Badgers?...