COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Following two straight losses — one lopsided, another agonizingly close — No. 17 Maryland was under intense pressure to maintain its unbeaten record at home.

Evan Boudreaux’s first season with the Purdue men’s basketball team was never the same after the 6-8 forward suffered a groin injury in a loss at Michigan State.

The Big Ten Conference on Monday named Purdue forward Trevion Williams and Minnesota center Daniel Oturu as its players of the week.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Zavier Simpson scored 22 points, Jon Teske added 18 and Michigan’s seniors made big shots late as the 19th-ranked Wolverines outlasted Purdue 84-78 in double overtime on Thursday night.

Sophomore Alan Griffin has been a crowd favorite in Champaign since last season, and he continues to make a case for breaking into the Illinois starting lineup.

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton's penchant for using lots of players paid off with a huge trophy after defeating Purdue on Saturday night in the Emerald Coast Classic championship game.

NICEVILLE, Florida (AP) — Eric Hunter Jr. and Jahaad Proctor each scored 12 points, including crucial free throws in the final two minutes, as Purdue upset No. 20 VCU 59-56 on Friday night in the Emerald Coast Classic.

WEST LAFAYETTE (AP) — Purdue’s usually strong defense reappeared Saturday. So did the offensive rebounders.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski’s message to his club at halftime Wednesday night was that it needed to be tougher. It needed to be more physical.

EVANSTON, Ill. — Aidan O’Connell has a knack for leading game-winning drives. He engineered his second in as many weeks with help from kicker J.D. Dellinger.

After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman quarterback to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory Friday against Purdue for the second win against a Big Ten team in program history.

The week started with nine of the 14 Big Ten football teams coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. The number was down to seven by Friday.

The season did not end as Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett intended. The fabulous freshmen came to Duke to win a national championship and their bid came up short with a loss to Michigan State in the Elite Eight.

Former Indiana star Calbert Cheaney, former Purdue star Terry Dischinger and former Valparaiso coach Homer Drew are part of the 2019 class selected Tuesday for the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

From embarrassment to exhilaration. From early exit to regional champ. From bracket busters to net cutters.

Michigan State guard Cassius Winston and Purdue coach Matt Painter on Monday won the Big Ten’s top men’s basketball awards. Winston swept Player of the Year and Painter swept Coach of the Year in separate voting done by league coaches and media.

Amir Coffey matched his career with 32 points, making two free throws with 2.5 seconds left Tuesday night to seal Minnesota's 73-69 victory over No. 11 Purdue to give the Gophers a big boost for an NCAA Tournament berth and spoil the Boilermakers' bid for an outright Big Ten title.

The Big Ten men’s basketball title is within reach for No. 11-ranked Purdue heading into the final week of games.

Halfway there in its bid for a ninth straight victory, No. 12 Purdue suddenly became incapable of making a layup, popping a short jumper or sinking a shot from beyond the arc.

Matt Painter was surprised to see his best player getting open shots early. He wasn't surprised when Carsen Edwards made one after the other, and then drained the well-defended ones later.

Purdue's Carsen Edwards was pouring in points with shot after shot. Somebody had to match him if Texas was going to find a way to end a frustrating early-season losing streak.

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