Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November.
Wisconsin's seniors were openly critical of coach Greg Gard during a late-season team meeting that was secretly recorded and later got sent to a newspaper.
- Michigan, Illinois highlight field for Gavitt Tipoff
- Badgers call out coach Gard in secret recording
- Wisconsin picks up Cincinnati post player Vogt
- Wisconsin gives Chryst, five others extensions
Wisconsin announced the addition of 7-foot-1 center and Cincinnati transfer Chris Vogt on Friday.
Our panel discusses whether the Big Ten's title issues are rooted in recruiting, and other finer points along the B1G trail.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the Big Ten schools that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Wisconsin announced on Friday that Paul Chryst and Greg Gard were among six head coaches whose contracts were extended.
Wisconsin has added Wake Forest transfer Jahcobi Neath to its backcourt.
We're only in the round of 32, and March Madness feels extra mad. Sunday's action started with No. 1 Illinois going down to Loyola Chicago and saw No. 15 Oral Roberts advance.
— A second COVID-19 pause seemed to make Baylor vulnerable in March, some of the verve drained from a defense that was being compared to the all-time best.
What started as a field of 68 is down to 32. Here's how we rank the teams that remain heading into Sunday's action.
Consider the madness back. The first upset-filled, drama-packed, bracket-busting, 12-hours-on-the-couch opening day of the tournament in two years is here.
The NCAA tourney's first-round matchup between Wisconsin and North Carolina gave new Arizona Cardinals defensive end Watt (a Wisconsin alum) bragging rights over Kealia, a UNC alum who plays for the Chicago Red Stars.
— North Carolina coach Roy Williams lost his first opening-round NCAA Tournament game in 30 tries as ninth-seeded Wisconsin blew out his eighth-seeded Tar Heels 85-62 on Friday night.
— Luka Garza scored 24 points, Joe Wieskamp made two key baskets late and No. 5 Iowa fended off Wisconsin 62-57 in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night.
— Aleem Ford scored 17 points and No. 6 seed Wisconsin made a stop on the last play to escape with a 75-74 win over No. 11 seed Penn State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night.
There are 357 Division I men's basketball teams. And most won't have much of a chance to win it all. We break down the near misses.
— Luka Garza scored 21 points and had 16 rebounds as No. 5 Iowa defeated No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73 on Sunday.
— Freshman Zach Edey scored a career-high 21 points and Jaden Ivey added 18 to help No. 23 Purdue hold on for a 73-69 victory over No. 25 Wisconsin on Tuesday night.
— Kofi Cockburn scored 19 points and No. 5 Illinois held off Wisconsin to win 74-69 and complete its first regular-season sweep in this series since 2005.
This year's seniors can return to college basketball next season, but is that what players and coaches really want?
— Micah Potter scored 19 points, D'Mitrik Trice had 13 and No. 21 Wisconsin shut down lowly Northwestern for a 68-51 victory Sunday night.
— Luka Garza scored 30 points, Joe Wieskamp had 17 and No. 11 Iowa pulled away to beat No. 21 Wisconsin 77-62 on Thursday night.
No. 3 Michigan returned from a three-week COVID-19 layoff and rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat No. 21 Wisconsin on Sunday.
— Isaiah Livers scored 20 points and Hunter Dickinson had a double-double as No. 3 Michigan returned from a three-week layoff and rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat No. 21 Wisconsin 67-59 on Sunday.
— Jonathan Davis scored 10 points and made a couple big baskets to help Wisconsin begin pulling away after halftime, and the No. 21 Badgers overcame a poor shooting performance to beat Nebraska 61-48 on Wednesday night.