— D’Mitrik Trice had 13 points and five assists and turned in a strong second half to lead No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers 60-54 on Friday night.
ESPN.com's college basketball experts make predictions for Michigan-Minnesota, Baylor-Texas Tech and other top games of the weekend.
- Rutgers guard McConnell taking medical redshirt
- Rutgers to get rid of paper tickets, citing virus
- Rutgers guard Peter Kiss to enter transfer portal
- Rutgers AD, highest-paid coaches taking pay cuts
Four Gonzaga starters make the updated rankings, but Iowa's Luka Garza still leads the way.
Juwan Howard and the Wolverines are carrying the banner for the rugged Big Ten, while USC and UCLA had big weeks out west.
— Duane Washington Jr. scored 17 points and Ohio State closed the first half with a big run to beat No. 15 Rutgers 79-68 on Saturday.
ESPN.com's college basketball experts make predictions for Texas-West Virginia and other top games of the weekend.
— Aaron Henry had 20 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, helping No. 23 Michigan State pull away to beat No. 15 Rutgers 68-45 on Tuesday night.
Texas handed Kansas a historic loss at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. What kind of leap does the Longhorns' blowout merit?
— Luka Garza had 25 points, 15 in the second half, as No. 10 Iowa defeated No. 14 Rutgers 77-75 thanks to the Scarlet Knights' free throw struggles.
— Montez Mathis had a career-high 25 points, including 16 in the second half, and No. 14 Rutgers beat Purdue 81-76 on Tuesday night without leading scorer Ron Harper Jr.
Iowa and Michigan State are struggling. Northwestern and Minnesota are ascending. Will the new Big Ten balance of power hold?
— Duane Washington Jr. scored 22 points and No. 23 Ohio State rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to beat No. 11 Rutgers 80-68 on Wednesday.
Courtside: Gonzaga is a whole lot of fun, Rutgers looks like a throwback UConn team, COVID stress impacting teams
Seth Greenberg and Jay Bilas, filling in for a vacationing Dan Dakich, tip off the podcast discussing position-less basketball, how much fun Gonzaga is, Rutgers looking like a Jim Calhoun UConn team, Tennessee and Missouri being the best teams in the SEC, and COVID stress impacting teams on the court.
The Scarlet Knights moved to 6-0 with a rout of Maryland and victory over Illinois last week, and they make their first appearance in our top 16.