Big Ten Championship Game: Ohio State-Michigan State Time, TV, Point Spread, and Prediction

Later this afternoon, the #1-seeded Michigan State Spartans will take on the #3-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Tournament Championship. Neither team will be sweating out a big come The Selection Show, but today’s game could have major implications on the #1 seed line.

2012 Big Ten Tournament Preview, Prediction, Bracket, and TV Schedule

Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State all finished in a first-place tie for the Big Ten regular season title, and the Big Ten Tournament gives them a chance to settle it on the floor when the action starts on Thursday. However, don’t count out the likes of Wisconsin and Indiana, who have also proved their mettle in the nation’s top-rated conference.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Final Regular Season Rankings

With Selection Sunday less than a week away, Andy Bottoms unveils his final College Basketball Power Rankings of the season.

Christian Watford Primed For Big Game Against Michigan State, So Say The Stats

A number of players need to play well tonight for Indiana to knock off yet another top-5 team in Assembly Hall. But no Hoosier is more important to the Hoosiers’ chances of beating a tough, talented, tested Michigan State team tonight than junior forward Christian Watford.

Indiana-Michigan State Preview: Analysis, Point Spread, Prediction, TV Time and Announcers

On Tuesday at 7:00 ET, the 20th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (22-7, 9-7) return home to host the 5th-ranked Michigan State Spartans (24-5, 13-3) on ESPN.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 27th

If Saturday’s glut of upsets, exciting games, and nail-biting finishes is any indiation, this year’s NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic. As it stands, this looks like Andy Bottoms’ second the last set of Power Rankings for the season, because once the field is announced and March Madness begins, any lingering debates will be settled on the floor.

Big Ten Tournament Primer: Dates, Site, TV Info, Tickets, History, and Current Tourney Outlook

The Big Ten has established itself as the nation’s top conference this season, and a slew of Top 25 teams and at-large hopefuls should make for an incredible conference tournament when the action starts in Indianapolis on March 8th.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of Februrary 20th

With just three weeks left until Selection Sunday, Andy Bottoms’ Top 25 stayed relatively stable with just one new squad making their way onto the list this week.

Chair Fran McCaffery Slammed Sells For $2,100 At Auction

“Coach with passion!” That is the message from Fran McCaffery to the person who made the winning bid of $2,100 for the chair Iowa’s coach infamously picked up and slammed to the floor earlier this year during a game against Michigan State in the Breslin Center.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 13th

Many of last week’s top matchups lived up to their advanced billing, and when the dust settled following an excisting week of basketball, 13 teams in the Top 25 had lost at least once. While that certainly made Andy Bottoms’s job of assembling this week’s rankings a bit more challenging, it certainly bodes well for March Madness 2012, which begins with Selection Sunday in just four weeks.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of February 6th

With the Super Bowl in the books, and the sports world will finally be able to turn more of its attention to college hoops. A terrific Kansas-Missouri game on Saturday night provided a springboard into “Rivalry Week,” which features a number of intriguing matchups. Before that tips off, Andy Bottoms provides his latest college basketball power rankings.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of January 30th

It sounds a bit odd to say this, but last week was relatively tame in the college hoops world since “only” nine teams in the Top 25 lost. Even so, there are no new teams in this week’s edition of Andy Bottoms’ College Basketball Power Rankings.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of January 23rd

Saturday was arguably the best day of college basketball so far this season, as a pair of Top Five sqauds squared off, the top-ranked team went down, and a buzzer-beater ended a lengthy home winning streak just to name a few of the notable happenings. And as usual, that led to plenty of shakeups in Andy Bottoms’ Top 25.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Power Rankings: Week of January 16th

After yet another week where nearly half of the Top 25 suffered at least one loss, it was another challenging exercise for Andy Bottoms to put together his latest power rankings. The middle of the list has proven to be a complete mess, but since road wins have been so tough to come by, there are some teams that actually stayed put or even moved up despite losing.

Big Ten Player of the Year Power Rankings

Andy Bottoms breaks down the contenders for Big Ten Player of the Year at the halfway point of the season. It’s fair to say this list has some significant changes compared to what he would have put together prior to the season.