Originally posted on The B1g Time  |  Last updated 3/17/13

Can we all just agree on one rule change for next year? Let's stop calling the Big Ten tournament the Big Ten Tournament and rename it the Ohio State Invitational. I mean after what they did to Wisconsin during the final stretch run should give us all pause to wonder if anyone will ever be able to beat this team in the Big Ten tournament.

Seriously, after they dumped Wisconsin 50-43 on Sunday afternoon we might as well make it so. They've now won 4 of the last 7 Big Ten tourneys and 5 of 16 editions of the tournament overall. 

Credit has to go to DeShaun Thomas and Aaron Craft for vastly different reasons in this one. Craft frustrated the Badgers guards into bad shots and bad decisions while Thomas actually played well on the defensive end and was his usual self on offense with 17 points along with his 7 boards in the win. 

Also credit a terrible stretch of offense by the Badgers as they mustered a whole two points in the final 7:09 of the game and the fact that Wisconsin could find a way to blow a nine point lead in the first half and go into the locker rooms up just 24-23 when it could've been all over like the last meeting for this one.

It really all boiled down to that, simple as it comes. Thomas was good, Wisconsin couldn't shoot for two big stretches of the game, and Ohio State dominated physically when it mattered most. 

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