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MTEN: Illinois' Nevolo Named Athlete of the Week

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Illinois' Dennis Nevolo picked up two singles wins and a doubles win to lead the 16th-ranked Illini to wins over No. 39 Denver and No. 36 Notre Dame at ITA Kickoff Weekend and earn Big Ten men's tennis Athlete of the Week honors.

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MTEN: This Week's Schedule

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JANUARY 25

#12 Kentucky at #46 INDIANA - 1 p.m. ET
Butler at #46 INDIANA - 6 p.m. ET

JANUARY 26

Butler at #4 OHIO STATE - Noon ET
Xavier at #4 OHIO STATE - 6 p.m. ET

JANUARY 28

#46 INDIANA vs. #43 BYU - 10 a.m. PT [1]
#24 MICHIGAN at #14 Duke - 10 a.m. ET [2]
#33 MINNESOTA at #6 UCLA - 11 a.m. PT [3]
#59 NORTHWESTERN at #64 Harvard - 3 p.m. ET
#39 Denver at #16 ILLINOIS - 6 p.m. CT [4]

JANUARY 29

#30 WISCONSIN vs. #22 Wake Forest - 9 a.m. CT [5]
Bradley at MICHIGAN STATE - 10 a.m. ET
#75 William & Mary at #4 OHIO STATE - 10 a.m. ET [6]
#71 PENN STATE at Princeton - Noon ET
PURDUE at #64 Harvard - Noon ET
Dayton at MICHIGAN STATE - 4 p.m. ET
#36 Notre Dame/Oklahoma at #16 ILLINOIS - TBA [4]
#24 MICHIGAN vs. #21 Pepperdine/#25 Virginia Tech - TBA [2]
#33 MINNESOTA vs. #28 Fresno State/#27 Florida State - TBA [3]
#56 UC Irvine/South Carolina at #4 OHIO STATE - TBA [6]
#30 WISCONSIN vs. #12 Kentucky/#42 Boise State - TBA [5]

JANUARY 30

PURDUE at #73 Yale - 10 a.m. ET
Creighton at #63 IOWA - 1 p.m. CT
Army at #71 PENN STATE - 1 p.m. ET
Toledo at #4 OHIO STATE - 6 p.m. ET

Legend
[1] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Los Angeles, Calif. (Southern California)
[2] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Durham, N.C.
[3] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Los Angeles, Calif. (UCLA)
[4] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Urbana, Ill.
[5] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Lexington, Ky.
[6] ITA Kickoff Weekend - Columbus, Ohio

MTEN: In the Polls

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Nine Big Ten men's tennis teams remain ranked in the latest ITA National Team Rankings, released on Tuesday. Ohio State leads all conference teams at No. 4, followed by No. 16 Illinois and No. 24 Michigan in the top 25. Wisconsin checks in at No. 30, while No. 33 Minnesota, No. 46 Indiana, No. 59 Northwestern, No. 63 Iowa and No. 71 Penn State follow.

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MTEN: Indiana's MacTaggart Named Athlete of the Week

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Indiana's Josh MacTaggart won two singles and two doubles matches over the weekend to help the 46th-ranked Hoosiers to wins over No. 57 North Carolina State and IUPUI on Saturday and earn his first Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor.

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MTEN: Weekend Schedule

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JANUARY 21

#16 ILLINOIS at #1 Virginia - 6 p.m. ET

JANUARY 22

IUPUI at PURDUE - 9:30 a.m. ET
Cleveland State at MICHIGAN STATE - 10 a.m. ET
Butler at #29 WISCONSIN - 10 a.m. CT
#57 North Carolina State at #46 INDIANA - 2 p.m. ET
Youngstown State at MICHIGAN STATE - 4 p.m. ET
Wisconsin-Whitewater at #29 WISCONSIN - 4 p.m. ET
Western Michigan at PURDUE - 5 p.m. ET
#5 Texas at #25 MICHIGAN - 6 p.m. ET
Marquette at #33 MINNESOTA - 6:30 p.m. ET
IUPUI at #46 INDIANA - 7 p.m. ET

JANUARY 23

St. Bonaventure at #69 PENN STATE - 10 a.m. ET
Lehigh at #69 PENN STATE - 3 p.m. ET

MTEN: Illinois' Hamui Named Athlete of the Week

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Illinois senior Johnny Hamui has been named the Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Hamui went 3-0 in singles action at the Illini Open, winning in straight sets in all three matches.

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MTEN: Weekend Schedule

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JANUARY 13

#16 ILLINOIS at Illini Open - All Day

JANUARY 14

#16 ILLINOIS at Illini Open - All Day

JANUARY 15

#16 ILLINOIS at Illini Open - All Day
IUPUI at MICHIGAN STATE - 10 a.m. ET
Wright State at MICHIGAN STATE - 4 p.m. ET
Western Michigan at MICHIGAN - 6 p.m. ET

JANUARY 16

Ball State at #59 NORTHWESTERN - 2 p.m. CT
Illinois-Chicago at #59 NORTHWESTERN - 7 p.m. CT

MTEN: Michigan's King Named Athlete of the Week

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Michigan sophomore Evan King has been named the Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. King earns the first men's tennis weekly honor of 2011 after winning two singles and two doubles matches at the Key Biscayne Individuals last weekend.

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MTEN: Weekend Schedule

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JANUARY 7-9

#46 INDIANA at Florida Gulf Coast Showdown - Fort Myers, Fla. - All Day
#25 MICHIGAN at Key Biscayne Individuals - Key Biscayne, Fla. - All Day

MTEN: In the (Individual) Polls

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The ITA released its first singles and doubles rankings of 2011, with 11 Big Ten men's student-athletes appearing in the singles top 125 and seven doubles pairs earning top-60 status. The complete breakdown of ranked Big Ten singles and doubles performers can be found below.

SINGLES

7. Blaz Rola, OSU
11. Dennis Nevolo, ILL
34. Matt Allare, OSU
35. Jason Jung, MICH
46. Devin McCarthy, OSU
63. Chase Buchanan, OSU
66. Nelson Vick, OSU
68. Peter Kobelt, OSU
111. Johnny Hamui, ILL
121. Abe Souza, ILL
124. Krisztian Krocsko, PUR

DOUBLES

6. Chase Buchanan/Blaz Rola, OSU
19. Matt Allare/Peter Kobelt, OSU
20. Dennis Nevolo/Abe Souza, ILL
25. Balazs Novak/Devin McCarthy, OSU
28. Jason Jung/Evan King, MICH
37. Szymon Tatarczyk/Krisztian Krocsko, PUR
57. Matt Allare/Shuhei Uzawa, OSU