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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 13: Chris Collins the head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats celebrates after the 67-62 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 13, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No. 11 Seed Northwestern Upsets Iowa, 67-62

Northwestern coach Chris Collins isn’t a fan of clichés, but when it’s true, that’s a different story.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - FEBRUARY 06: Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during the first half while playing the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

No. 22 Michigan State Beats No. 24 Iowa 86-76

Keith Appling scored in double figures for the first time in more than five weeks and No. 22 Michigan State looked healthier than it had in months in an 86-76 victory over No. 24 Iowa on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

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

BLOOMINGTON, IN - FEBRUARY 12: Tim Frazier #23 of the Penn State Nittany Lions drives to the basket against Noah Vonleh #1 of the Indiana Hoosiers during the game at Assembly Hall on February 12, 2014 in Bloomington, Indiana. Penn State won the game 66-65. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Falling Metal Forces Indiana To Postpone Iowa Game

The roof literally caved in on Indiana.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2014

Nik Stauskas #11 of the University of Michigan Wolverines. FILE (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

No. 17 Iowa Beats No. 10 Michigan 85-67

Nik Stauskas, Michigan’s top scorer, finished with 10 points as Marble drew the defensive matchup for much of the first half.

97.1 The Ticket–02/08/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 22: Glenn Robinson III #23 of the Michigan Wolverines shoots the ball during the second half of the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Crisler Arena on January 22, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hawkeyes 75-67. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Big Week At Home Ahead For No. 17 Iowa

Iowa answered coach Fran McCaffery’s questions about its toughness with an inspired win at Illinois over the weekend.

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

Forwards Jarrod Uthoff #20 and Kyle Meyer #42 of the Iowa Hawkeyes try to block a shot during the second half by forward Cedrick Williams #40 of the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

CHAMPAIGN, IL - JANUARY 18: Gary Harris #14 and Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game at State Farm Center on January 18, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Michigan State won the game 78-62. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Spartans To Face No. 15 Iowa In Huge Road Test

If Michigan State thought that hosting Michigan without two starters was tough, wait until it gets to Iowa.

97.1 The Ticket–01/28/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - JANUARY 25: Adreian Payne #5 and Branden Dawson #22 of the Michigan State Spartans are unable to play in the game against the University of Michigan at Breslin Center on January 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 80-75. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Still Without Payne, MSU Tries To Get Back On Track At No. 15 Iowa

The Spartans continue through a tough stretch of games without Adreian Payne. “We’ve just got to move on,” Izzo said Monday.

CBS Detroit–01/27/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 22: Nik Satuskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines shoots over Aaron White #30 of the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first half of the game at Crisler Arena on January 22, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hawkeyes 75-67. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stauskas Sizzles With 26 Points As No. 21 Michigan Defeats No. 10 Iowa

With 26 points against No. 10 Iowa, sophomore Nik Stauskas cemented himself in the role of go-to guy Wednesday night.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2014

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