Big news as 2015 prospect Khalil Iverson commits to Wisconsin. He is a 2015 prospect out of Delaware, Ohio and is also being targeted by Penn State, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin among others. Iverson is the #11 rated prospect in the state of Ohio according to 247Sports.
According to a report from Mark Tupper, Rayvonte Rice will play tonight for Illinois as they tip-off against Michigan at home. Rice has been suspended the last few games. Tupper also reported that Aaron Cosby will not play, who was also suspended. The return could be key as Illinois is projected to be a fringe NCAA Tournament team right now.
The Naismith Award Top 30 list has been released. The Naismith Award is presented to the top college basketball player of the year. Big Ten players to make the cut were Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky.
On Sunday, for Indiana's game against Michigan, the Hoosiers hosted two 2017 prospects in Zach Gunn and Paul Scruggs. Both are in-state prospects. Gunn is out of Fishers, Indiana and Scruggs is out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Gunn has already been offered by Indiana. Scruggs is rated as the #2 player in the state of Indiana and is also being pursued by Kansas and Purdue among others.
According to Zach Fleer of Prep Hoops, 2017 prospect BJ Duling is in Columbus for Ohio State's game against Penn State. He is a prospect out of New Albany, Ohio. Kent State has also expressed interest in Duling.
According to Zach Fleer of Prep Hoops, 2016 prospect Seth Towns is visiting Ohio State for their game against Penn State. Towns is rated as a 4-star recruit by 247Sports and is rated as the #9 player in the state of Ohio. Other schools to offer include Dayton, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, and Purdue.
Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky came in at the top of Sports Illustrated's latest list looking at the best players in the nation. Kaminsky has a 126.3 offensive rating this season and has scored at least 10 points in 22 of his 23 games this season. Josh Gasser was also listed as a player considered as one of the best seniors in the nation.
News breaking that Ohio State senior forward Anthony Lee will be out for tonight's game against Penn State with a groin injury. He has played just 23 minutes over Ohio State's last 2 games. His season offensive rating is 107.3.
The Terps will have one key visitor on campus for their home game against Indiana in the form of 2017 prospect Myles Douglas. He comes out of Baltimore, Maryland and has already been offered by Hofstra, Miami, and Richmond according to 247Sports.
John Beilein recently updated the health status of Derrick Walton, Jr. and stated that he was getting better every day. Though he did admit that Walton was not ready yet, Michigan is still planning on him returning to the lineup this season.