The Wildcats travel to California and Las Vegas as part of their 2013-14 schedule against out-of-conference opponents in the first season under new coach Chris Collins.
Northwestern and Illinois now know who their opponents will be in conference play, though neither team will see new members Maryland and Rutgers.
3mIllinois used a 26-point run to catapult them as they clobbered Northwestern, 62-41 for their fourth straight victory. D.J. Richardson led the Illini with 18 points.
3mNo. 21 Notre Dame suffered a letdown Saturday afternoon, falling to unranked Providence by almost 20 points on the road. Meanwhile, DePaul picked up its first win in more than a month.
3mNorthwestern had the lead throughout the second half, but ultimately Ohio State was able to pull away, defeating the Wildcats, 69-59 Thursday evening in Columbus.
3mNo. 3 Miami and No. 12 Notre Dame are set to face each other Sunday at noon in the first hockey game ever at Soldier Field. Comcast SportsNet has the broadcast.
3mThe Big Ten Tournament is coming back to Chicago after five years in Indianapolis and the parity in the conference has Chris Boden thinking this will be an intense tournament.
3mBehind D.J. Richardson's 18 points, Illinois beat Purdue 79-59 Wednesd
3mIllinois guard D.J. Richardson was named Big Ten Player of the Week following his stellar performance in games against top-20 opponents Indiana and Minnesota.