— Tre Williams scored 14 points and Jamal Mashburn Jr. 11 and Minnesota snapped a seven-game skid with a 51-46 win over Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Conference tournament on Wednesday.
- 12/2W 92-49
- 12/5W 111-66
- 12/9L 71-70
- 12/15QNCYW 100-48
- 12/204W 79-65
- 12/23W 74-67
- 12/2623W 71-70
- 12/2910L 87-72
- 1/316L 85-66
- 1/712L 81-56
- 1/1321L 81-71
- 1/175L 96-73
- 1/2010L 68-52
- 1/23L 81-78
- 1/31L 64-56
- 2/624L 75-70
- 2/10L 79-76
- 2/1325L 64-50
- 2/165L 73-66
- 2/2121L 68-51
- 2/25W 67-59
- 3/3W 60-55
- 3/7W 79-78
- 3/10L 51-46
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— Ryan Young's putback with 2.7 seconds left gave Northwestern a 79-78 win over Nebraska in a regular-season finale on Sunday.
— Boo Buie scored 15 points and Chase Audige added 14, and Northwestern scored the last six points of the game to beat Maryland 60-55 on Wednesday night, ending the Terrapins' five-game win streak.
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— Boo Buie scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half, sparking Northwestern to rally past Minnesota 67-59 on Thursday night, bringing an end to a 13-game losing streak that stretches back to Dec. 29.
— Micah Potter scored 19 points, D'Mitrik Trice had 13 and No. 21 Wisconsin shut down lowly Northwestern for a 68-51 victory Sunday night.
— Kofi Cockburn had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Ayo Dosunmu added 13 points and No. 5 Illinois beat Northwestern 73-66 on Tuesday.
— Ron Harper Jr. had 14 points and 11 rebounds, Myles Johnson controlled the paint with 12 points and 14 rebounds and No. 25 Rutgers beat Northwestern 64-50 on Saturday night.
— Aljami Durham scored a career-high 24 points, Armaan Franklin tied his best with 23 points and Indiana beat Northwestern 79-76 in double overtime on Wednesday night for the Wildcats' 10th straight loss.
— Jaden Ivey scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds Saturday, providing the energy No. 24 Purdue needed to get past pesky Northwestern 75-70.
— Jacob Young scored 19 points and Ron Harper Jr. scored all 13 of his in the second half and Rutgers held off Northwestern for a 64-56 win Sunday night.
— Izaiah Brockington scored 21 points including a pair of late free throws to help Penn State hold off Northwestern for an 81-78 victory on Saturday night.
— Tyler Wahl paced a balanced attack with 14 points and No. 10 Wisconsin pulled away in the second half for a 68-52 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.
— Luka Garza had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and No. 5 Iowa rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
— Ohio State was not going to let Northwestern come from behind again.
William Weinbaum ESPN
N'western has lost 3 straight since a 71-70 home win 12/26 vs. Ohio St. An upset W by NU (6-4, 3-3) Wed. @ #21 OSU (9-3, 3-3 & 6-0 @ home) would give it 3 wins in 4 games vs the Buckeyes for the 1st time since 1969 & 2 in a row for the 1st time since ‘67. NU has split its last 2 @ OSU, but hasn't won 2 of 3 there since a 1935 loss after 4 straight NU wins. From ‘35 on, OSU is 65-6 vs. NU in Columbus & has won 35 of the last 36 (34 in a row before a 2017 L to the NCAA tourney-bound Wildcats).
Juwan Howard and the Wolverines are carrying the banner for the rugged Big Ten, while USC and UCLA had big weeks out west.