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Indiana Hosts Iowa on Tuesday

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Indiana will host #15/15 Iowa on Tuesday beginning at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Tuesday, Feb. 18
#15/15 Iowa at Indiana, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Three Big Ten Point Guards Named Cousy Finalists

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Indiana's Kevin 'Yogi' Ferrell, Michigan State's Keith Appling and Ohio State's Aaron Craft were all named finalists for the 2014 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year on Monday.

From Feb. 18-March 10, fans can vote for the top point guard in college basketball. The voting process begins on www.cousyaward.com Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET.

The list of 23 finalists will be reduced to five in early March, and the winner will be presented at the Hall of Fame's Class Announcement on Championship Monday in North Texas as part of NCAA Final Four weekend.

Michigan's Trey Burke won the Bob Cousy Award last season.

Men's Hoops - In the Polls

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The Associated Press (AP) and USA Today Coaches polls were released on Monday, and the Big Ten was represented with five teams among the top 25 of both national polls. In the AP poll, Michigan State was ranked No. 13, followed by No. 15 Iowa, No. 16 Wisconsin, No. 20 Michigan and No. 24 Ohio State. In the coaches' ballot, Michigan State was ranked No. 14, followed by No. 15 Iowa, No. 18 Wisconsin, No. 20 Michigan and No. 23 Ohio State. Nebraska collected one vote in the coaches' poll. 

Sunday's Men's Basketball Results

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All three road teams picked up wins on Sunday's Big Ten men's basketball slate, including Wisconsin and Nebraska defeating Michigan and Michigan State, the respective co-leaders in the conference.

Sunday, Feb. 16
#21/21 Wisconsin 75, #15/18 Michigan 62
Nebraska 60, #9/10 Michigan State 51
Minnesota 54, Northwestern 48

Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Sunday's Men's Basketball Schedule

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Three games are on Sunday's Big Ten men's basketball schedule, including #15/18 Michigan hosting #21/21 Wisconsin in the 13th matchup between ranked foes during the conference season.

Sunday, Feb. 16
#21/21 Wisconsin at #15/18 Michigan, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Nebraska at #9/10 Michigan State, 3 p.m. (BTN)
Minnesota at Northwestern, 6 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Saturday's Men's Basketball Results

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Iowa, Purdue and Ohio State posted wins on Saturday's Big Ten men's basketball slate, with the Hawkeyes and Boilermakers both topping the 80-point plateau.

Saturday, Feb. 15

#16/15 Iowa 82, Penn State 70 - AP Recap
Purdue 82, Indiana 64 - AP Recap
#22/20 Ohio State 48, Illinois 39 - AP Recap

Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Saturday's Men's Basketball Schedule

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Three games are on Saturday's Big Ten men's basketball schedule, with Penn State hosting Iowa, Purdue entertaining Indiana and Illinois challenging Ohio State at State Farm Center.

Saturday, Feb. 15

#16/15 Iowa at Penn State, 1 p.m. (ESPNU)
Indiana at Purdue, 4 p.m. (ESPN)
#22/20 Ohio State at Illinois, 8 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Thursday's Men's Basketball Results

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Michigan State and Wisconsin both recorded home wins on Thursday's Big Ten men's basketball slate. The Spartans pulled even with Michigan atop the conference standings.

Thursday, Feb. 13
#9/10 Michigan State 85, Northwestern 70 - AP Recap
#21/21 Wisconsin 78, Minnesota 70 - AP Recap

Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

Four Big Ten Standouts Named Naismith Award Midseason Honorees

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Iowa's Roy Devyn Marble, Michigan's Nik Stauskas and Michigan State's Keith Appling and Gary Harris were named to the midseason top 30 list for the Naismith Award on Thursday. The award recognizes the men's basketball National Player of the Year.

Marble currently ranks seventh in the Big Ten in scoring at 16.5 points per game, and fifth in steals per game with 1.9. He is scoring 17.8 points per game during Big Ten play, which ranks second in the conference.

Stauskas leads the Big Ten in three-point field goal percentage (.447) and is fifth in scoring at 16.9 points per game. He is also averaging 3.5 assists per contest, which ranks 11th in the Big Ten.

Appling ranks 10th in the Big Ten in scoring at 15.0 points per game and is second in the conference in assists per game with 4.9. Harris is scoring 17.6 points per contest, which ranks third in the Big Ten, and is fourth in steals (2.0 spg).

Appling was named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List and the Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List, while Harris was also an Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List honoree.   

 
 

Thursday's Men's Basketball Schedule

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A pair of return games are on Thursday's Big Ten men's basketball slate, with Michigan State hosting Northwestern and Wisconsin entertaining Minnesota. The Spartans and Golden Gophers will be seeking season sweeps.

Thursday, Feb. 13
Northwestern at #9/10 Michigan State, 7 p.m. (BTN)
Minnesota at #21/21 Wisconsin, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are AP/USA Today Coaches

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