Shannon Ryan is a sports reporter for the Chicago Tribune, covering mainly college athletics. Before joining the Tribune, Ryan worked for seven years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, covering the NFL and college basketball.
Sullinger's injuries could alter Big Ten, national pictures
World of hurt for Buckeyes
Eager to halt skid, put aside coaching limbo
Illini see chance to start fresh
Shannon Ryan breaks down the NCAA's Sweet 16
Call it a make-or-break week
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