Tim Miles is tired of hearing about the old Nebraska program that made a habit of bumbling and stumbling its way through the past two decades. His players must be tired of it, too.
Frank Kaminsky can turn a defense inside-out.
The guys from Illinois stick up for themselves at No. 9 Wisconsin.
Whether it’s because Wisconsin is playing with more energy or paying better attention to details, the 16th-ranked Badgers have regained their confidence.
The Wolverines (18-7, 10-3 Big Ten) cut an 18-point deficit to three in the second half, but Kaminsky personally went on a 7-2 run after that, helping Wisconsin regain control.
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.
A desperation 3 by Michigan State from midcourt banged off the rim as time expired, and the Wisconsin faithful erupted with applause.
A 27-year-old Wisconsin man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for slamming his car into a group of Michigan motorcyclists in 2012, killing two of them.
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.
Tom Crean watched his young Hoosiers grow up Tuesday night.