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.
Michigan finally demonstrated the toughness its coach was looking for in a huge win over the weekend.
The Boilermakers couldn’t even take advantage of a banged-up, foul-prone Michigan State squad, allowing Branden Dawson to score 20 points as the 12th-ranked Spartans rolled past Purdue 78-65.
Branden Dawson scored 20 points and Keith Appling added 17, leading No. 12 Michigan State past Purdue 78-65 on Saturday night.
Gary Harris and a host of other banged-up Spartans look to help No. 12 Michigan State earn a fifth straight victory over host Purdue on Saturday night.
No. 18 Michigan State used a 28-7 run in the second half to pull away for an 84-61 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
The Wolverines had big plans this year, too, but like the rest of the Big Ten, have struggled.
Purdue ruins a perfect winning home season for Michigan as the Boilermakers beat the Wolverines 75-61 on Saturday.