The Huskies missed an opportunity against Ohio and now need Western Michigan to top Toledo in order to reach the MAC title game.
Northern Iowa pulled off the biggest upset of the year so far in college basketball as they took down No. 1 North Carolina in Cedar Falls.
The Huskies held off a pesky Broncos squad on Wednesday night as Northern Illinois captured a 27-19 win in DeKalb.
1wNorthwestern let a 16-point second-half lead shrink all the way down to just three points, but the Cats still managed to pull out a 79-72 win over Fairfield on Wednesday night in Evanston.
1wIllinois missed two shots right at the rim with time ticking off the clock, and a second-half comeback against Providence was for naught as the Illini fell to the Friars, 60-59.
1wOn big stages Tuesday night, Michigan State and Maryland each delivered thrilling comeback wins led by their star performers. An exciting night of Big Ten basketball.
1wWhen you play at Michigan State, it takes something special to get into the same conversation as Magic Johnson and Draymond Green. But Denzel Valentine did it Tuesday night, scoring 29 points, grabbing 12 rebounds and handing out 12 assists, becoming just the fourth...
1wDenzel Valentine put Michigan State on his back Tuesday night, turning in a triple-double as he led the Spartans to a 79-73 comeback win over fourth-ranked Kansas in the Champions Classic.
1wThe Terps and Hoyas met for just the fourth time since the 1979-80 season on Tuesday night, and it was a game to remember, as Maryland used terrific second-half performances by Melo Trimble and Jake Layman to pull out a thriller in College Park, 75-71.
1wOhio State hung onto the No. 3 spot, Iowa kept the No. 5 spot, and Michigan State moved back into the top 10 with the No. 9 ranking when the latest College Football Playoff rankings were announced Tuesday night.