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MADISON, WI - JANUARY 29: Ben Brust #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the first half of play against the Northwestern Wildcats at Kohl Center on January 29, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Brust, No. 9 Wisconsin Seek Strong Finish

The guys from Illinois stick up for themselves at No. 9 Wisconsin.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2014

CHAMPAIGN, IL - FEBRUARY 15: Lenzelle Smith Jr. #32 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dribbles through pressure from Nnanna Egwu #32 and Kendrick Nunn #25 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game at State Farm Center on February 15, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Ohio State won 48-39. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Nunn Repeats As Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn made it two in a row with the Big Ten’s decision Monday to name him its freshman of the week.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2014

BLOOMINGTON, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Noah Vonleh #1 of the Indiana Hoosiers stretches to pull in the ball as Adam Woodbury #34 of the Iowa Hawkeyes guards at Assembly Hall on February 27, 2014 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana defeated Iowa 93-86. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

No. 20 Iowa Loses Makeup Game To Indiana, 93-86

For Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, the answer almost seems simple: Just keep working.

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2014

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 18: The Wisconsin Badgers huddle up during a time out in the first half against the Michigan Wolverines at Kohl Center on January 18, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 16 Wisconsin Breaks Out Of Midseason Slumber

Whether it’s because Wisconsin is playing with more energy or paying better attention to details, the 16th-ranked Badgers have regained their confidence.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 16:  Tai Webster #0 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers puts the pressure on Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans during the first half of a game at Breslin Center on February 16, 2014, in East Lansing, Michigan. Nebraska defeated Michigan State 60-51. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Cornhuskers Win 4th In A Row, 80-67 Over Penn St.

Anxious Nebraska fans worried about the Cornhuskers coming out flat against Penn State after their upset at Michigan State could relax by halftime.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2014

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 01: Head Coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates on the sideline during the first half of play against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Kohl Center on February 01, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 21 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota 78-70

Diving on the floor for loose balls. Strong drives to the hoop for dunks or to draw fouls. A blocked shot that whipped the “Grateful Red” student section into a frenzy.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 06:  Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans is embraced by teammates as he leaves the floor after completing a double double with 11 rebounds and 11 points while playing the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won the game 82-67. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Amid Injuries, Adjustments, MSU Looks To Avoid Second Straight Loss

While hosting Northwestern might seem like an ideal opportunity for the Spartans to get back on track, Tom Izzo is wary of the Wildcats.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 25: Michigan Wolverines head basketball coach John Beilein shouts out instructions during the second half of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Breslin Center on January 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 80-75. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan, MSU Joust For Lead In Balanced Big Ten

Now the ball’s in your court, Sparty.

97.1 The Ticket–02/13/2014

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Tight end Devin Funchess #87 of the Michigan Wolverines runs with the football after a reception against the Kansas State Wildcats during the second quarter of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Signing Day Capsules For Each Big Ten School

MICHIGAN – National rankings (Rivals 31; Scout 27).

97.1 The Ticket–02/06/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 07: Head coach Mark Dantonio of the Michigan State Spartans shakes hands with head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes after defeating the Buckeyes 34-24 to win the Big 10 Conference Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 7, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio St. Overwhelming Leader In Big Ten Recruiting

Ohio State signed the best recruiting class in the Big Ten. Michigan signed the best player. And Michigan State parlayed its conference championship and Rose Bowl victory into its best letter-of-intent signing day in five years.

97.1 The Ticket–02/06/2014

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