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Balanced Rutgers Knock Off Minnesota

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Caleb McConnell had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Rutgers used a balanced team effort in a 64-56 win over Minnesota to continue the program’s best start in the Big Ten, and possibly an AP Top 25 ranking for the first time in over four decades. After starting 1 of 10…read more »

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71

Trent Frazier scored 16 points, including hitting four 3-pointers, to lead No. 24 Illinois to a 75-71 win over Northwestern. Illinois (13-4, 5-2 Big Ten) had five players in double figures on Saturday. Ayo Dosunmu scored 14 points, Giorgi Bezhanishvili had 13, Kofi Cockburn 12 and Andres Feliz added 10.  Robbie Beran led Northwestern (6-11,…read more »

Spartans still top league standings

UNDATED (AP) — Michigan State remains in sole possession of first place in the Big Ten men’s basketball standings after bouncing back from Sunday’s 71-42 blowout loss to Purdue. Xavier Tillman had 15 points and nine rebounds for the 15th-ranked Spartans in a 67-55 victory against Wisconsin. Cassius Winston had four assists to become the…read more »

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