Jerian Grant double-doubled with 23 points and 12 assists to help No. 8 Notre Dame pick up a huge conference victory, topping No. 4 Duke 77-73. Chicago native Jahlil Okafor has 22 points in the loss.
Illinois State appeared to be in position to win its first title with a minute and a half remaining in the FCS Championship, but NDSU scored a late touchdown to hand the Redbirds a 29-27 loss.
Against a powerhouse program like North Dakota State, who has 15 playoff games in a row heading into Saturday's FCS Championship, avoiding mistakes is an absolute must for Illinois State.
1mA day before the Big Ten was set to announce its conference basketball tournament would be heading to Madison Square Garden in 2018, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo voiced some concerns.
1mThe Illini will have to handle the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, but more importantly, a huge test against No. 7 Villanova awaits Tuesday night as part of the Jimmy V Classic.
1mMiss Monday's college basketball action? That means you missed Purdue bouncing back from a bad loss to wallop IPFW. Get the lowdown on that and everything else that happened in the Big Ten.
1mWisconsin running back Melvin Gordon was announced Monday night as one of a trio of finalists for this year's Heisman Trophy, joining Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper.
1mThe Big Ten might have won the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, but three Big Ten teams dropped out of the AP top 25, while highly ranked Wisconsin was down three spots after its loss in the Challenge.
1mHighly ranked Wisconsin fell to two notches, Michigan dropped out of the rankings and a couple other teams were down in the latest coaches poll, released Monday afternoon.
1mThe Big Ten announced Monday what it refers to as "enhanced" concussion protocols, changes to the way concussions to football players will be handled going forward.