Latest 2008–09 Big Ten Conference men's basketball season Stories
DeShawn Sims and Manny Harris combined for 56 points Thursday and Michigan shot 63 percent from the floor in defeating No. 16 Purdue 87-78. Sims had 29 points while making 13-of-16 field goal attempts.
Demetri McCamey's 3-pointer touched off a game-ending, 10-point run Thursday, giving No. 20 Illinois a 52-41 victory over Minnesota. The Illini (23-6, 11-5 Big Ten) moved within 1 Â½ games of conference-leading Michigan State.
Delvon Roe scored 16 points Wednesday and No.
Mike Davis scored 22 points with eight rebounds, leading 16th-ranked Illinois to a 70-68 Big Ten Conference win over Ohio State. Coach Bruce Weber recorded his 150th win at Illinois. Davis, who scored only four points in a dismal 38-33 loss to Penn State last Wednesday, sank 11-of-14 shots from the floor to lead Illinois' 58.3 shooting percentage. Trent Meacham scored 17 with six assists, while Demetri McCamey scored 15 points with seven assists for the Fighting Illini (22-6, 10-5), who have...
Talor Battle made four free throws in the final 16 seconds Wednesday, allowing Penn State to down No.
JaJuan Johnson scored 17 points and E'Twaun Moored 13 Tuesday to key 21st-ranked Purdue's 72-54 victory over fifth-ranked Michigan State. Robbie Hummel, playing all season with an injured back, had 11 points for the Purdue Boilermakers (20-6, 9-4 Big Ten), who have won three straight.
E'Twaun Moore scored 16 points Saturday to lead the 23rd-ranked Purdue Boilermakers to a 49-45 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes. Moore added 10 rebounds and JaJuan Johnson had 13 points for the Boilermakers (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten). Jake Kelly had 19 points for the Hawkeyes (13-13, 3-10), who have lost six of their last seven games.
JuJuan Johnson's 14 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday fueled No. 23 Purdue's 61-47 win over Big Ten foe Penn State. Purdue, which was beaten by Penn State 67-64 on Jan.
Kalin Lucas scored 15 points and Delvon Roe had 14 for No.
Evan Turner had 18 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to lead the Ohio State Buckeyes to a 64-58 victory over 19th-ranked Minnesota. The Buckeyes (17-5, 7-4 Big Ten) have won four straight. Jon Diebler and William Buford each had 11 points, and Jeremie Simmons and B.J.
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