“They’re very sound and physical and they know how to win,” said Purdue coach Darrell Hazell.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio believes his eighth-ranked Spartans deserve to be in the inaugural College Football Playoff if they win the rest of their games.
Frank Kaminsky can turn a defense inside-out.
Glenn Robinson III got a late bank shot to roll in as time expired Wednesday night, giving No. 16 Michigan a 77-76 overtime victory at Purdue.
Purdue guard Sterling Carter will miss the rest of the season with a season-ending knee injury.
Gary Harris scored 25 points, Adreian Payne added 23 and No. 13 Michigan State hit a school-record 17 3-pointers in a 94-79 victory over Purdue on Thursday night.
Caris LeVert had 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for his first career double-double, and No. 10 Michigan beat Purdue 75-66 on Thursday night, extending its winning streak to 10.
The Big Ten experience for Minnesota senior Austin Hollins has been falling behind early in the race and never catching up.
The Notre Dame defense is looking nothing like the dominant squad that led the Fighting Irish into the national championship game a season ago.
Trey Burke had 26 points and five rebounds to lead No. 7 Michigan’s rally to an 80-75 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.