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By Brian Buckey
After a great freshman year, Wisconsin standout Sam Dekker has taken his game to a whole new level in his sophomore season.
We are now in week seven of the college basketball season and some trends are starting to become apparent. Arizona has emerged as the clear cut number one team in the country. The Big Ten has flexed its collective muscles so far, especially at the top. Four Big Ten teams are in the AP Top 25. Three teams are in the top five. Michigan has dropped out of the latest poll, but could easily find its way back in the Top 25 throughout the season. Here are some observations from around the Big Ten.
Entering his 13th season as head coach at Wisconsin, Bo Ryan has been a model of consistency.
In his 12 seasons with the Badgers, Ryan’s team has never finished worse than tied for fourth in the Big Ten. He led his team to an NCAA Tournament bid in every one of those 12 seasons.
By Ryan Gomes
As the main course of the Big Ten basketball schedule heats up after the New Year, the early non-conference slate has provided an early appetizer. The Big Ten could be the most powerful of the power conferences, going deep with four teams currently ranked among the top 10 in the country (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio State, Illinois) and six in the top 25 (Minnesota, and Michigan State). It is also chock full of individual superstars who will find their way onto many of the postseason All-America ballots. Here is my perspective as to where things will shake out based on what we’ve seen so far …