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Sep 25, 2020
Report: ACC-Big Ten Challenge Staying On Campus

Report: ACC-Big Ten Challenge Staying On Campus

Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Despite early bubble talk, the annual challenge is being planned at present for on-campus games as usual per reports. While initial reports claimed that the ACC-Big Ten Challenge was a priority event being considered for a bubble scenario in Orlando, that apparently is not the case after all. According to CBS’s Jon Rothstein, sources have told him the annual inter-conference event is currently being planned to be played on campuses as usual this year. Sources: The ACC/Big Ten Challenges is moving forward with the plan that it will be...
Sep 24, 2020
Report: Nebraska Backing Out Of Myrtle Beach Invitational

Report: Nebraska Backing Out Of Myrtle Beach Invitational

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Huskers might be backing out of a key non-conference event. Everything remains a moving target during these times and that seems to still be the case for the upcoming college basketball season and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Jon Rothstein posted an interesting update on Wednesday, suggesting the Huskers might not be participating in a key non-conference event this year: Sources: Nebraska will not be a part of the Myrtle Beach Invitational in Orlando and will instead host its own bubble in Lincoln during the first week of the season. Several power...
Sep 23, 2020
Four-Star Carter Whitt Spurns Nebraska, Chooses Wake Forest

Four-Star Carter Whitt Spurns Nebraska, Chooses Wake Forest

Photo by Michael Hickey/ The crystal balls on 247 seemed to think Whitt was choosing Nebraska as an early enrollee, but predictions proved false. Sometimes it is best to ignore projections from recruiting “experts.” That rang true for the Nebraska Cornhuskers this week as composite four-star prospect Carter Whitt suddenly had all the crystal balls at 247 Sports turning red and predicting he was heading to Lincoln. Instead Whitt announced on Monday he is committing to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The six-foot-three, 170-pound point guard prospect was ranked the No. 63...
Sep 23, 2020
Iowa Hawkeyes Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Isaac Traudt

Iowa Hawkeyes Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Isaac Traudt

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Hawkeyes have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Iowa Hawkeyes put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Fran McCaffery and his staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Isaac Traudt. Grateful to have received an offer from the University of Iowa!! pic.twitter.com/HulrStwnPp— Isaac Traudt (@ittraudt) September 16, 2020 Traudt comes out of Grand Island, Nebraska and is rated as a four-star prospect and the top player in the state by 247Sports. The recruiting site also lists him at 6-foot-9 and 195 pounds. Along with...
Sep 22, 2020
Michigan State To Play In Orlando Bubble

Michigan State To Play In Orlando Bubble

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports The Spartans will play several games in the Orlando Bubble this upcoming season. The NBA is currently located in the bubble in Orlando but the NCAA will likely utilize that same bubble this fall for several early season tournaments. That means that several Big Ten teams may see themselves playing in Florida at some point this season. We now know that one of those teams will play at least several games in Orlando. Sources: Orlando will host the following eight early season events during the first few weeks of the college basketball season.Champions...
Sep 22, 2020
Minnesota Golden Gophers Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Isaac Traudt

Minnesota Golden Gophers Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Isaac Traudt

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports The Gophers have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Minnesota Golden Gophers put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Richard Pitino and his staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Isaac Traudt. Grateful to have received an offer from the University of Minnesota!! pic.twitter.com/pDQikYS0vD— Isaac Traudt (@ittraudt) July 28, 2020 Traudt comes out of Grand Island, Nebraska and is rated as a four-star prospect and the top player in the state by 247Sports. The recruiting site also lists him at 6-foot-9 and 195...
Sep 22, 2020
Lindy's Sports Unveils Big Ten Projections for 2020-21

Lindy's Sports Unveils Big Ten Projections for 2020-21

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports With the basketball season rapidly approaching the season preview magazines should start filtering into the newstands over the next few weeks. First to the punch is Lindy’s Sports College Basketball preview. The Big Ten season didn’t get to finish last season and there’s plenty of turnover across the board so it should be an interesting season this winter. Will Rutgers and Penn State be able to continue their recent success? Will Iowa and Illinois be able to take control of the Big Ten after returning loaded teams? How will Wisconsin fare? Will...
Sep 21, 2020
Michigan State Spartans Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Tarris Reed

Michigan State Spartans Offer 2022 Four-Star Power Forward Tarris Reed

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports The Spartans have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Michigan State Spartans put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Tom Izzo and his staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Tarris Reed. Blessed and honored to have received an offer from Michigan State University !! ⚪️ To God Be the Glory❤️ #GoSpartans @CCPBasketball @MokanBasketball @CoachGarlandMSU @DjStephens31 @tomizzo @CoachDaneFife @MSU_Basketball pic.twitter.com/bED98u7cEx— Tarris Reed Jr. (@TarrisReedJr) September 18, 2020 Reed comes out of St....
Sep 18, 2020
Morning Power Bar: Football Is Back; Election Day Updates; Harrison Ingram

Morning Power Bar: Football Is Back; Election Day Updates; Harrison Ingram

Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports We look at this week in college basketball. This is a new weekly column for BTPowerhouse that will cover a variety of Big Ten topics that might not deserve a detailed breakdown, but deserve mention. It will be similar to a news roundup with more thoughts and analysis. So, let’s jump into our Morning Power Bar. 1. Big Ten football is back. You’d probably have to be living under a rock not to know this by now, but the Big Ten announced a plan to resume fall sports earlier this week. Most notably, the conference detailed a plan for resuming Big Ten...
Sep 16, 2020
Division I Council Votes For November 25th Start Date

Division I Council Votes For November 25th Start Date

Photo by Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via The DI Council adopts a 15-day delay to the season, voting to start the day before Thanksgiving. The NCAA Division I Council met today and voted to begin the men’s and women’s college basketball season on Nov. 25. Practices can start as early as October 14th. While the start date is “official,” it is not guaranteed that circumstances involving coronavirus may not cause further delay to the season start date. Breaking, via @MattNorlander: Division I Council votes to start college basketball season on Wednesday, Nov. 25....
Sep 16, 2020
Illinois Fighting Illini Offer 2022 Shooting Guard Jayshayne Woodard

Illinois Fighting Illini Offer 2022 Shooting Guard Jayshayne Woodard

Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports The Illini have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Illinois Fighting Illini put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Brad Underwood and his staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Jayshayne Woodard. SG Jayshane Woodard’22 of Riverside Hawks & Wings Academy has now earned offers from Illinois & St. Peter’s@_proinsight— Andrew Slater (@Andrew__Slater) September 8, 2020 Woodard comes out of The Bronx in New York and is currently unrated by most of the major recruiting services. He is listed at 6-foot-6 and 170 pounds...
Sep 15, 2020
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Offer 2022 Small Forward Darren Buchanan

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Offer 2022 Small Forward Darren Buchanan

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Scarlet Knights have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Steve Pikiell and his staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Darren Buchanan. After a great conversation with coach Pikiell and the rest of the coaching staff, I am beyond blessed to say that I’ve earned an offer from Rutgers University ❤️ LLMB #GoScarletKnights⚔️ pic.twitter.com/jwxPGDOkIS— dbuchananjr2 (@jayy_showtime) September 9, 2020 Buchanan comes out of Washington, DC and is...
Sep 14, 2020
Penn State Nittany Lions Offer 2022 Four-Star Point Guard JJ Starling

Penn State Nittany Lions Offer 2022 Four-Star Point Guard JJ Starling

Matthew O’Haren-USA TODAY Sports The Nittany Lions have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Late last month, the Penn State Nittany Lions put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Pat Chambers and his new staff decided to offer 2022 prospect JJ Starling. La Lumiere guard and Syracuse recruit J.J. Starling (2022) has received a scholarship offer from Penn State.— Mike Curtis (@MikeACurtis2) September 9, 2020 Starling comes out of Baldwinsville, New York and is rated as a four-star prospect and the second-best player in the state by 247Sports. The recruiting site lists...
Sep 14, 2020
Indiana Hoosiers Offer 2022 Four-Star Combo Guard Jalen Hood-Schifino

Indiana Hoosiers Offer 2022 Four-Star Combo Guard Jalen Hood-Schifino

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The Hoosiers have put out a new offer in the 2022 cycle. Earlier this month, the Indiana Hoosiers put out a key offer in the 2022 recruiting cycle. Archie Miller and his new staff decided to offer 2022 prospect Jalen Hood-Schifino. 2022 Jalen Hood Schifino of Montverde (FL) has now been offered by Indiana #AbsoluteBasketballWATCH his Most Recent Highlights : https://t.co/VmwoNB06co pic.twitter.com/SBpA55fabt— Jamie Shaw (@JamieShaw5) September 2, 2020 Hood-Schifino comes out of Montverde, Florida and is rated as a four-star prospect and the...
Sep 13, 2020
Indiana Hoosiers Offer 2023 Point Guard Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn

Indiana Hoosiers Offer 2023 Point Guard Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The Hoosiers have put out a new offer in the 2023 cycle. Earlier this month, the Indiana Hoosiers put out a key offer in the 2023 recruiting cycle. Archie Miller and his new staff decided to offer 2023 prospect Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn. blessed to receive another d1 offer from indiana university!⚪️ pic.twitter.com/lDzlYUEV5D— Dravyn Gibbs-Lawhorn (@DravynGibbs) September 7, 2020 Gibbs-Lawhorn comes out of Lafayette, Indiana and is currently unrated by 247Sports. The recruiting site lists him at 6-foot-0 and 165 pounds and he clearly appears to be...